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Research Databases

The Indianapolis Public Library offers dozens of online resources that you can access anytime, anywhere. Browse by clicking on a topic below, or search resources by name at the bottom of the page.

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Consumer Reports

Search for product reviews, ratings, and buying guides on consumer products such as cars, appliances, electronics, and more. Find online-only content not available in the print magazine, in addition to the current issue of the magazine and archives going back 10 years.

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Some of the research databases are made possible by The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.

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