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Consumer Reports (1985 to current)
Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.
Conumer Reports Buying Guides
Broader overviews of "tests on products ranging from major purchases such as automobiles & appliances to everyday items..."
Buying a car?
"Research new and used cars including car prices, view incentives and dealer inventory listings..."
Developed by the U.S. Dept. of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency the website features updated fuel economy data for new and used vehicles dating back to 1984.
Accessing from off campus
To access a library database from off-campus,
start at Welcome To Booth and then follow the steps below…
Step 3: Enter your D&E username and password.
Username: Up to the @ sign of your D&E email (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org)
Password is your Sakai password
If you click one of the Library's electronic resources and see the D&E logo prompting you to login:
Your username = everything up to the @ of your D&E email (e.g. email@example.com)
Your password = Your Sakai password.
If instead you see a logo labeled ACA:
Your username is your full name, first name then last name (e.g. Booth Library)
Your password is your six digit college ID number.
Your College ID is your Library Card. To access your library account your username is your full name and your password is your college ID number.
To review what you have checked out or renew your library materials online, start here at Welcome To Booth and follow the steps below:
Step 3: To Access Your Library Account,
Your username is your name, as you would type it, first name then last name
Your password is your College ID number.
FYI: If the system does not allow you to renew your material, the renewal limit has been reached, return the materials or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request an extension.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information (by EBSCOhost)
Drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language.
In addition to general consumer review magazines like Consumer Reports, there are also hobby-specific magazines and websites that include reviews of items related to their subject.
Backpacker (1984 to current)
Brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often.
Outdoor Life (1984 to current)
For the outdoor sportsman with articles on hunting, fishing, boating, camping, archery, trap & skeet, conservation, dogs, photography, apparel and equipment.
Websites for Consumer Information
Articles explore trending issues in business, technology, finance, politics, life, sports, etc.
Tech product reviews, news, prices, videos, forums, how-tos and more.
Wirecutter - A New York Times Co.
"Wirecutter is a list of the best gear and gadgets for people who want to save the time and stress of figuring out what to buy."
General Info & Consumer Protection
Consumer Protection Safety Comm (CPSC)
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.
Federal Trade Comm
Consumer Protection Info. For filing consumer complaints, registering for the Do Not Call list, reporting identity theft, and how to protect your identity.