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Consumer Online Resources

All databases are available for use in the library. You can access many of these resources from home with your library card. Items followed by an asterisk (*) can be accessed from home only by Lexington residents.

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Consumer Reports logoConsumer Reports Online*

Known as one of the most trusted resources for information and advice on consumer products.


Home Improvement (Gale OneFile) Web IconHome Improvement (Gale OneFile)

Even the smallest home improvement project can be daunting: with this collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters alike will immediately put their projects on a more solid foundation. Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more.


Insurance and Liability (Gale OneFile) Web IconInsurance and Liability (Gale OneFile)


This collection, comprised of nearly 40 insurance-related journals, takes a broad view of this multimillion dollar industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.