Offers pricing information on collectibles and antiques, including data from eBay, GoAntiques, and TIAS, and articles on the repair, restoration, and conservation of antiques.
Treasure or junk? If you’ve ever wondered whether anyone would pay money for your stuff, or just wanted to know if your “valuables” are actually valuable, you should check out Price It! Antiques and Collectibles.
Using data from ebay, GoAntiques, TIAS and select Auction Houses, Price It! compiles pricing information on any kind of collectible you can think of, from toys and sports memorabilia to liquor bottles and cookie jars. Full of images, descriptions, and prices, just browsing this database is fascinating.
If you are a more serious collector, not only can you find descriptions and recent selling prices of items, there are also articles on repair, restoration and conservation of antiques.
Offers financial strength ratings on banks, credit unions, insurance companies, mutual funds and stocks, including Weiss Ratings and TheStreet Ratings.
Contains directory information on businesses and households in the United States and Canada, as well as physicians and dentists. Includes jobs and internships. This database has many of the same functions as AtoZdatabases, our other directory database.
One of the many benefits of your Upper Arlington Public Library card is having the ability to access the full Consumer Reports website free of charge. Get all the ratings, reviews and buying guides of appliances, electronics and other products you expect from the magazine, plus more exclusive content.
Can’t decide between several different brands? Use the Compare tool to get more details about each one. When you know what you want, use the Shop link to find where the product is available online. Try the Repair Cost Estimator to make sure you are getting a fair price for work done on your car. Watch videos to see product testing in action. You can do all this and much more with the easy-to-use ConsumerReports.org, which is one of the most popular resources the library subscribes to, so don’t miss out!
And just in time to start getting ready for the holidays, you can join Reference Librarian Megan Sheeran Saturday, November 15, at 11 am for a demonstration of ConsumerReports.org as well as UAPL's many other Consumer Resources, covering shopping, travel, home improvement, car repair and much more.
Presents current, comprehensive statistical information and other essential data on the top cities with populations greater than 95,000 that have been cited as the best for business and living in the United States.
Offers step by step maintenance and repair instructions for small engines and their supporting components, including engines from motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, snow blowers, generators, and more.
Did you know you don’t always have to go to the library to look up reliable and authoritative information in reference books?
Whether you are working on a school project or research paper, have a bet with a friend over a fact, or just want to satisfy your curiosity about a topic, UAPL card holders can get online access to a variety of encyclopedia titles covering science, history, business, medicine, culture and much more. You can even use your mobile device when you’re on the go!
An example of just a few titles that are available include:
- Disasters and Tragic Events: An Encyclopedia of Catastrophes in American History
- Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law
- Encyclopedia of Business and Finance
- Encyclopedia of the Mind
- St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
- …and much more!
See a full list of all the reference eBook titles by going to Gale Virtual Reference Library, or download the Access My Library app (iOS | Android) on your mobile device, and choose UAPL as your local library. You can also access individual eBooks through the UAPL Databases page.
Presents concise statistical profiles of the top U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 125,000. They are ranked by several variables, including population growth, median income, unemployment rate, and crime rate.