Consumer Reports

The North Country Library System provides free access to Consumer Reports online for NCLS patrons. Consumer Reports can be accessed from the catalog by logging in with your patron ID and PIN.

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The largest paid-publication subscription-based website in the world, this resource enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for. Whether a user is looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV, or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

Interactive Experience

In addition to product ratings and reviews, users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow consumers to peruse the latest consumer news — whether they’re looking to learn more about budget-friendly home improvement plans, understanding the benefits and risks of retirement options, or searching for the latest recalls of baby products.

The Most Current Information

Information is updated frequently, providing reliable data, unbiased information and more than 1,000 ratings, reviews, product comparisons and video clips. The resource will be available alongside all other EBSCOhost databases, to provide seamless and consistent authentication and entry points. includes Cars Best Deals Plus for consumers looking for reliable information on new and used cars. Additionally, features extensive health content from Consumer Reports Online Health, which is designed to inform consumers as they navigate the health care labyrinth and seek a trusted unbiased source of information.