Consumer Reports Now Free to All Patrons

Middleborough Public Library patrons may now access Consumer Reports Online for free -- from the Library, from home, or anywhere else with an internet connection. Simply follow the link provided, enter your library card number (found below the barcode on your library card), and then click on Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports is a nonprofit organization providing unbiased product ratings and reviews, putting over 5000 products through rigorous testing each year. Once you're logged on, you can browse various categories on the left hand side of the screen or do a search at the top of the page. Searches will typically yield a product comparison along with a buyer's guide and news articles related to it. Consumer Reports can also be accessed elsewhere on our website: from the navigation menu, select the "Reference" tab, and under "Resources" select "Research and Articles." Recommended databases are listed in alphabetical order-- Consumer Reports will be found under "C."