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Consumer Reports Online
Ratings and recommendations on cars, appliances, electronics, and thousands of other products.
Mango Languages
Immersive, interactive instruction in a wide variety of foreign languages, plus ESL instruction tailored for speakers of more than a dozen languages.
HeritageQuest Online
Searchable digital library of more than 1,500 journals, books, and primary sources in the arts, social sciences, humanities, business, and science.
JSTOR
A searchable digital library of more than 1,500 academic journals, books, and primary sources in the arts, social sciences, humanities, business, and science.
CultureGrams Online
Quick cultural and statistical snapshots of the over 200 countries recognized by the United Nations, with a special portal for kids.


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