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Learn more about your family history by following your ancestors' paper trails. This vast digital collection includes documents from North America (including the decennial censuses through 1950), the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and other regions.
Buy with confidence: Consumer Reports gives you the unbiased information you need for every purchase, from coffee makers to cars, and lets you know the best time to purchase. Get product ratings, reviews, and recommendations as well as info on brand reliability. Also, read the full content of the monthly magazine. Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization.
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New / Trial Resources
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LOTE4Kids helps kids learn a language other than English (LOTE) and connect with books through the magic of storytelling. Choose from thousands of audio-picture books in 50+ languages, together with English translations.
Direct access to The Wall Street Journal online. Four-year backfile access available through advanced search. (Does not include WSJ mobile app access.) New users: create a free account to get access for 3 days. After that, simply return to this page, click the link again, and log in as an existing user with the same username/password you used when you created your account.
With Weiss Financial rating you can expect independent, unbiased financial strength ratings on stocks, mutual funds and exchange traded funds, as well as banks, credit unions, insurance companies, or compare Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans (which plan to choose, how much it will cost, compare rates & plan benefits).