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Consumer Search

ConsumerSearch was founded in 1999 with the sole mission of cutting through much of the hype and hyperbole that surrounded the then-new world of internet retail sales. We found that by personally examining all available reviews, and winnowing out the information that was obviously biased or self-serving, we could find the products that truly do what they say they will do. This enables us to recommend the top products in a range of categories for a variety of budgets and lifestyles, thus saving time, money and disappointment for millions of consumers.

This easy-to-use site has interactive calculators for common and unusual measurement systems, including metric as well as Ancient Greek & Roman. Measurements include weight and mass, distance and length, capacity and volume, area, speed, temperature, time, pressure, energy and work, power, circular measure, and computer storage.


“Free recipes you’ll love from cookbooks you trust.”  Contributors sound like the Who’s Who of Cookbook Authors – Mark Bittman, Mario Batali, James Beard, Alice Waters, and many, many others.

Core Collections (H.W. Wilson)

Includes Children's Core Collection, Graphic Novels Core Collection, Middle and Junior High Core Collection, Fiction Core Collection, Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction, and Senior High Core Collection; created with the input of librarians, each catalog is a guide to thousands of books, plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists.

Country Studies

The Country Studies Series, originally published in paper, is now accessible online. Information includes: description and analysis of the country's historical setting, and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries around the world.