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Wanting to Find Product Reviews? Try Consumer Reports Database

September 16, 2013 | Mary-Beth | Comments (0)

Consumer reportsWhether shopping for a new car or a new laptop, Consumer Reports offers trusted advice on consumer products and services.  It includes ratings, articles, buying guides and recommendations on thousands of products.   It also has videos talking about the strengths and weaknesses of products as well as free newsletter subscriptions on topics like cars, safety alert, greener choices and more. 

Find ratings for cars, appliances, electronics, home & garden, babies & kids, money, shopping and health.  Consumer Report also allows you to select specific models and compare them to others in the same category.  1354562423_consumer-reports-january-2013-1

Read the latest issue of the magazine online and once there browse through back issues dating back to 2009. 

Consumer news offers the most recent research CR has carried out from topics like food processors or high-performance tires.  There is also a list of recalls and safety. 

To access Consumer Reports start at www.torontopubliclibrary.ca, and type “consumer reports” in the search box.  Click on Access Online, enter your library card and PIN numbers, click on Continue and explore this useful database.

 

 

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