Reference Blog Entries

IRS Tax Audits

Laura's picture

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday LawProbably the last thing you want to think about now that April 15 has passed is income taxes.  But have you ever wondered what it would be like to be audited by the IRS?  What do they ask you and just how do they select who they will audit? If you have, then read the article titled Taxes – IRS Audits that can be found in the Gale Virtual Reference Library available to you from the library’s database page.

Post-Tax-Refund Shopping

Megan's picture

ConsumerReports.orgHooray! You’re (hopefully) done with your taxes! Before you rush out and spend your refund, remember to do some research. The UAPL subscribes to Consumer Reports online, which evaluates products so you can get the most for your money. To access Consumer Reports from home:

  1. Go to
  2. At the top middle, hover the mouse over “Research” and click on “Databases”
  3. Scroll down, and then click on “”
  4. Enter your library card number and PIN
  5. Enjoy!

Maybe you’ve decided to save your refund instead? Check out Weiss Financial Ratings to check out the financial strength of your preferred bank.