We Have Consumer Reports! Are you looking at buying a new car but would like to know what the best model for you is? Or, maybe you are in the market for a new kitchen appliance? Perhaps you are looking for guidance on what to look for when you buy a new TV or mattress?
Consumer Reports is there for you. It offers articles about various new products and can offer advice on how to avoid scams. They also tell you when the best time is to buy linens or what the month’s best deals.
Balancing budgets can be difficult for many of us. It pays to make sure that your purchases are of good quality and will last.
Canton Public Library offers all it’s card holders access to the Consumer Reports database. No more thumbing through magazines looking for reviews on lawn mowers or scanning the yearly index. The database offers a convenient search box which links you to buying guides, reviews and articles. Interesting articles and monthly focus areas are shown on the homepage. Safety information and consumer warnings are frequently offered. Monthly deals are also listed and frequently updated.
Consumer Reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.
Consumer Reports may be accessed from within the library, or from home by logging in with your library card number.
What Else is Available
Be sure to check out other databases Canton Public Library offers. We offer access to quality sites for learning crafts or languages. We offer newspaper articles from the Hartford Courant. You can find resume, job seeking skills, and career information here and here. ResearchIT CT which gives you access to the statewide library catalog, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, health and science information, and Connecticut history resources