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Home Improvement Reference Center

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Home Improvement Reference Center features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home repair projects. All of the content is organized in a robust, easy-to-use interface so that users can quickly find the information they need.

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Kovels' Library Archive

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Kovels' contains:

  • 40+ years of Kovels' paid circulation print newsletter, Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles
  • A database of the most looked-for Pottery, Porcelain and Silver Marks
  • Over 1 million prices of antiques and collectibles
  • Thousands of readers' Questions and Answers
  • PLUS the latest news in the collecting world!

And, it's the ONLY antiques and collectibles database reviewed by experts for accuracy.

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In-library access only.
Follow the link and click on the "Login" button.

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FuelEconomy.gov

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FuelEconomy.gov is federal government website that helps consumers make informed fuel economy choices when purchasing a vehicle and helps them achieve the best fuel economy possible from the cars they own.

FuelEconomy.gov features updated fuel economy data for new and used passenger vehicles dating back to 1984, allows side-by-side vehicle comparisons, and offers fuel-saving tips. The website also contains vehicle-specific air pollution emissions information and safety ratings.

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Financial Ratings Series Online

Description: 

Important Financial Literacy Tools from Weiss Ratings & Grey House Publishing

  • Independent, Unbiased Financial Strength Ratings of Banks, Credit Unions & Insurance Companies
  • Conservative Buy-Hold-Sell Ratings of Thousands of Stocks, Mutual Funds & Exchange Traded Funds
  • Create your own Personal Account to create a Watchlist, get Upgrade/Downgrade Notifications and Log In from Anywhere
  • Medicare Supplement Insurance - Which Plan to Choose, How Much it will Cost, Compare Rates & Plan Benefits

Take advantage of these important financial planning tools today!

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Library card number is required for access outside the library.

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Consumer Reports

Description: 

Consumer Reports is a great site for consumer research. Research cars, electronics, appliances, and much more. Find guides on how to shop for particular items.

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