The East Hampton Public Library is a former subscriber to Consumer Reports. The library dropped its subscription when the Connecticut State Library added it to its list of statewide researchIT CT services (formerly iCONN); i.e., no sense incurring a duplicate expense.
Though accessing Consumer Reports data takes a few more steps than it used to, there is still a wealth of essential and free consumer-friendly information at the ready and at your finger tips. Here's a how-to if you are using a PC:
Step 1 : Login to EBSCOHost
Once you are logged in, you'll see a list of databases from which you may choose.
Step 2 : Choose MasterFILE Premiere
MasterFILE Premiere. Press the enter key and you're ready to search and find information from Consumer Reports.
Step 3 : Use the Drop-down Menu to Limit Your Search
consumer reports in the uppermost search box.
In the second-level box, after the AND, enter the general product you are shopping for and for which you are seeking product reviews.
Give us a call at 860-267-6621 if you need help with a PC query. Tablet and phone advice coming soon...