Directories: Leadership Directories, Inc. publishes a series of directories called "Yellow Books." These include the Federal Yellow Book, the Municipal Yellow Book, the Law Firms Yellow Book, the Corporate Yellow Book, the Associations Yellow Book and the Government Affairs Yellow Book.
The Yellow Books are published in print as quarterly soft cover books, or you can buy online subscriptions. You can also buy individual profiles of the people or institutions in the book. A person's profile generally includes contact and basic biographical information. An institutional profile provides contact information plus the profiles of all the people who work for the institution.
New York State: In New York, the "Yellow Book" is the nickname of:
(1) a summary of the New York State budget produced by the New York State Assembly Committee on Ways and Means. Recent editions of the New York Yellow Book are posted online for 2001, then for 2003 up to the prior year (the address for 2003 is http://assembly.state.ny.us/Reports/WAM/2003Yellow/, the address for 2004 is http://assembly.state.ny.us/Reports/WAM/2004Yellow/, etc.) and
(2) a desk book officially titled New York Family Law Statutes but known as "the Yellowbook" (LexisNexis).