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Kearney, Nebraska 68847
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Consumer Reports

Remote access provides ratings, reviews, recommendations, and buying advice for cars, appliances, home and garden, electronics, food, and more.

OCLC First Search

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Search 11 databases for references to articles, books, reports, and more. No full text. 


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This database is dedicated to issues surrounding humans’ impact on the environment.

Home Improvement

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Provides detailed, user-friendly how-to information, covering all manner of home improvement & repair projects. Includes videos and full-text content from leading home improvement magazines.

Master File

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Thousands of full-text magazines, journals, reference works, and more than one million images. Includes: Consumer Reports and Consumer Reports Buying Guide.


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Learn what Medicare does and does not cover, choose a Medigap plan, and get each plan’s premium rates. Learn the best and worst rated insurers of those plans. All customized for each individual.

National Geographic

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This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazines – every page of every issue – along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos.

World Book Web




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This online reference source contains every article from the 22 volume print set plus thousands more. You have access to state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, editor-reviewed websites, and more.