Consumer

REMOTE ACCESS TO MOST DATABASES IS LIMITED TO ARLINGTON HEIGHTS RESIDENT CARDHOLDERS


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Auto Repair Source

NEW: Accurate, authoritative and up-to-date “do-it-yourself” service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.


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ChiltonLibrary.com

The online edition of Chilton's auto repair manuals, with at-home access. Includes ASE Test prep exam quizzes.


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Consumer's Checkbook

Consumer reviews of local services for home/construction, auto repair, medical services/hospitals and more. Includes consumer guides to help you with the decision-making process. (NOTE: Once on the homepage, use the "I'm looking for..." search box at upper right or the "Services We Rate" drop-down menu at upper left.)


ConsumerLab

NEW: Reviews of health, wellness and nutritional products, based on test results published by an independent laboratory.


ConsumerReports.org

Product reviews for home, health, electronics, etc. You can also browse individual CR issues (2009-present).


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Medigap Plan Screener (From Weiss Ratings)

Gives you a list of Medigap health insurance plans based on your age and location, and provides information about features, pricing and financial strength.


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Peterson's Test Prep

FORMERLY TESTING & EDUCATION REFERENCE CENTER. Prep/practice tests for GED, ACT, GRE, GMAT, SAT, AP, job-related tests, TOEFL, citizenship and more. Search for colleges/scholarships or use the online resume builder and career exploration tools. Full list of tests & courses.


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Prices for Antiques (P4A)

Antiques collectibles and fine art database of U.S. auction prices.


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Weiss Financial Ratings Series

Rates safety and financial stability of banks, credit unions, insurers, stocks and mutual funds. Includes a Medigap Plan selection tool. See their special Video Training Library with guides on investing, researching medigap plans, evaluating financial/insurance institutions and more.


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