Consumer Information

AtoZdatabases
From home or the Library
Premier reference and marketing database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.  Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Consumer Reports
From home  From the library
Find product ratings and reviews and  in-depth advice, tips and trends. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow you to peruse the latest consumer news — whether you’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. Provided by Thayer Public Library.

GreenFILE
From Home or the Library
Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment. Scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Provided by EBSCO Publishing.

Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health
From Home or the Library
Access a collection of  medical reference materials including nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos and articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only. 

Morningstar Investment Research Center
From Home  From the Library
Find investment research, including stock and fund analysis, reports, and tools, as well as company, investing, and financial news. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

RBdigital Magazines
From Home or the Library 
Choose from over 140 free downloadable magazines. Get digital access to popular magazines with your OCLN Library Card and enjoy unlimited access to magazines with unrestricted viewing 24/7. View them on your computer, tablet, smartphone or eReader.  Funded by the Old Colony Library Network.

Value Line
From Home or the Library
Value Line, an authority in reliable, unbiased information, can position you for financial success quickly and easily. Value Line provides accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence.