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Consumer Info

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All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls. | more info »
This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.
Immediate online access to print issues of the well-respected Consumer Reports Magazine as well as special online-only content. Important information about choosing the best products and services available. | more info »
This resource is available only in Madison libraries and remotely to patrons with Madison Public Library as their home library.

Consumer Information Websites

See also The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin or the SW Wisconsin Regional Office - Madison, 14 W Mifflin St, Ste 220, Madison, WI 53703, (608) 268-BBB1 (2221), FAX: 608-268-2320. Public Office Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday | more info »
This resource is available to all library users.
Product reviews of electronics, appliances, and services | more info »
This resource is available to all library users.
Get customer service phone numbers for popular businesses. | more info »
This resource is available to all library users.
Tutorials for using popular websites and apps, written for computing novices and older adults. | more info »
This resource is available to all library users.
Formerly the Federal Citizen Information Center, a tool to more easily find government information including passports, tax forms, small business help, etc. | more info »
This resource is available to all library users.
Find information on alerts, recalls, consumer standards, tips on how to protect yourself against scams or poor service, or file a complaint against a Wisconsin business. | more info »
This resource is available to all library users.