On Saturday, June 24, the library catalog will be down for maintenance from 12:00 midnight to approximately 10:00 a.m.
Catalog searching, patron records, e-book checkout, and access to other electronic resources will be unavailable.

Consumer Information

Research Databases

Selected Websites

  • Consumer Information Center

    Titles, descriptions and ordering information for more than 200 free and low-cost publications distributed from Pueblo, Colorado.

  • Consumer Price Index

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change in prices over time in a market basket of goods and services. At this site, visitors can check the CPI and the rate of inflation from 1913 through the current year.

  • Minnesota Attorney General

    Answers questions and takes complaints on a variety of consumer concerns. Topics covered include health care, tenants' rights, telemarketers, unwanted mail, and more.

  • FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection

    Consumer information on a variety of topics, and a link to file complaints online

  • Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

    Database of companies, including how long they have been in business and summaries of any complaints that have been filed against them. 


  • Recalls.gov

    Information about government recalls of consumer products, vehicles, food, medicine, cosmetics, and environmental products. 


Car & Truck Prices

Car & Truck Reviews

  • Edmunds.com Car Reviews

    Reviews of new and used cars, price information, and tips on finding the right vehicle.

  • Cars.com Research

    Car and truck reviews, financing tools, and other car shopping tools.

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