The Green Book Online is a fully searchable database. The following are a few quick tips to keep in mind when
using the search function:
Use very simple, preferably one word, search terms. The more specific the search
term, the more specific the result.
For example, if you are looking for a specific
agency name such as NYS Department of Transportation, type Transportation.
For a wider search, you can type NYS or New York State for all departments
within New York State.
Searches are not case sensitive.
Children's Services, children's services,
and ChilDren's SerVices
will all return the same results.
Punctuation marks (quote marks and parentheses) can alter your search results.
If you are looking for Department of Correction (DOC), type Correction
The use of a dash is acceptable. In other words, Borough President - Manhattan
will find precisely that, it will result in finding only the Borough President for