Boston Public Library
Kirstein Business Library

Concourse Level, Johnson Building, Central Library, 617-859-2142

Telephone Directories

The Kirstein Library houses an assortment of  business directories. The New England telephone directories have moved to the Microtext department. In addition to those print resources, we also subscribe to:

 

atozAtoZ databases (Online) also available from home with a valid BPL card.  Information provided for 30 million businesses and executives as well as 220 million residents.

 

d&b

D&B Million Dollar Database (Online) also available from home with a valid BPL card.
Information provided for more than 14 million U.S. companies. Offers up to 35 searchable fields such as SIC and NAICS codes, company size and sales, business type and age, and contact criteria. Includes specialty information such as executive name lists and president biographies.

 

There are many telephone directories available for free online as well.

Superpages.com (Verizon)
Search for names, addresses, and phone numbers of over 16 million businesses across the U.S. in this “Yellow Page” database. This site can also find phone numbers and e-mail addresses of individuals.

InfoSpace
White page & yellow page searching for individuals and businesses. Includes a company fax number directory.

Switchboard
Online telephone directory of over 90 million individuals and over 10 million businesses (search by name or business category).