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==SJCPL Literature Relating to Consumer Information==
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|Consumer Debt
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|Private Law (Tenant/Landlord)
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|bgcolor="#e0e0e0" | '''Indiana Agencies-Consumer Information'''
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*[http://www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/ Indiana Attorney General's Office]
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==SJCPL Consumer Databases==
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*[http://www.in.gov/pla/ Indiana Professional Licensing Agency]
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*[https://secure.in.gov/apps/ag/ucp/ Indiana Unclaimed Property]
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==Car Information==
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[http://www.sjcpl.org/research/ccount/click.php?id=165 Consumer Reports]
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[http://www.sjcpl.org/research/ccount/click.php?id=41 Chilton's Online Auto Repair]
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*[http://www.cartalk.com/ Car Talk (NPR)]
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*[http://proxy.sjcpl.lib.in.us:2048/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/sout61408?db=CHLL Chilton's Online Auto Repair]
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*[http://www.nhtsa.gov/Vehicle+Safety/Recalls+&+Defects/ Government Car Safety Clearinghouse]
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*[http://carfax.com/ CarFax - Used car history & VIN search]
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*[http://www.edmunds.com/ Edmund's Automobile Price Guide]
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*[http://www.kbb.com/ Kelley Blue Book Automobile Price Guide]
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*[http://www.nada.com/ NADA Used Car Guide]
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==Consumer Credit==
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==SJCPL Consumer Information Magazines==
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Please check our [http://www.libraryforlife.org/subjectguides/index.php/Magazine_Titles_by_Subject Magazine Titles by Subject] or [http://www.libraryforlife.org/subjectguides/index.php/Magazine_Titles_from_A_to_Z Magazine Titles A-Z] for a list of magazines about consumer information available at SJCPL.
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*[https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp One Free Annual Credit Report]
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*[http://www.in.gov/dfi/2378.htm Indiana Division of Consumer Credit]
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==Consumer Protection==
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==Local Agencies - Consumer Information==
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[http://michiana.bbb.org/ Better Business Bureau of Michiana]
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*[http://www.consumer.gov/ Consumer Information Clearinghouse]
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*[http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/ Federal Citizen Information Center]
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*[http://www.ftc.gov/ Federal Trade Commission]
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*[https://www.donotcall.gov/ National Do Not Call Registry] or call 1-888-834-9969
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*[http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/ FTC Identity Theft]
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==How-to/DIY==
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[http://www.michianagreenpages.org/Categories/GreenBuying.html  Michiana Green Pages]
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==Indiana Agencies - Consumer Information==
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*[http://appliance411.com/ Appliance 411 - Buying & Repairing]
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[http://www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/ Indiana Attorney General's Office]
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*[http://www.ehow.com/ eHow - Learn How To...]
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*[http://www.instructables.com/ Instructables - Share What You Make]
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[http://www.in.gov/dfi/2378.htm Indiana Division of Consumer Credit]
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*[http://www.videojug.com/ Videojug: Get Good at Life]
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[http://www.in.gov/ihcda/3100.htm Indiana Foreclosure Network]
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[http://www.in.gov/judiciary/selfservice/2359.htm Indiana Foreclosure Network - Forms and Process]
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[http://www.in.gov/pla/ Indiana Professional Licensing Agency]
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[https://secure.in.gov/apps/ag/ucp/ Indiana Unclaimed Property]
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==Indiana Utilities==
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[http://www.indianamichiganpower.com/ AEP-Indiana Michigan Power Company]
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[http://www.in.gov/oucc/ Indiana Office of the Utility Consumer Counselor] (Representing Ratepayers)
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[http://www.in.gov/iurc/ Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission] (To File a Complaint)
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[http://www.nipsco.nisource.com/ NIPSCO]
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==National Consumer Help/Protection==
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[http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/ Federal Citizen Information Center]
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[http://www.ftc.gov/ Federal Trade Commission]
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[http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/ FTC Identity Theft]
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[http://gethuman.com/ Get Human:  How to contact a company]
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[https://www.donotcall.gov/ National Do Not Call Registry] or call 1-888-834-9969
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[https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp One Free Annual Credit Report]
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==Car Information==
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[http://www.cartalk.com/ Car Talk (NPR)]
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[http://carfax.com/ CarFax - Used car history & VIN search]
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[http://www.edmunds.com/ Edmund's Automobile Price Guide]
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[http://www.nhtsa.gov/Vehicle+Safety/Recalls+&+Defects/ Government Car Safety Clearinghouse]
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[http://www.kbb.com/ Kelley Blue Book Automobile Price Guide]
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[http://www.nada.com/ NADA Used Car Guide]
==Mortgage Help Information ==
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[http://www.hud.gov/ HUD Homes & Communities - Mortgage Rates and Grants]
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*[http://www.hud.gov/ HUD Homes & Communities - Mortgage Rates and Grants]
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*[http://www.firstgov.gov/shopping/realestate/mortgages/mortgages.shtml Mortgages for Home Buyers and Homeowners  from the Federal Government]
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[http://www.firstgov.gov/shopping/realestate/mortgages/mortgages.shtml Mortgages for Home Buyers and Homeowners  from the Federal Government]
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==Organization Evaluation==
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*[http://michiana.bbb.org/ Better Business Bureau of Michiana]
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[http://www.charitynavigator.org Charity Navigator: Find reputable charities]
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*[http://www.charitynavigator.org Charity Navigator: Find reputable charities]
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[http://www.melissadata.com/lookups/np.asp Tax ID Look Up]
==Product Evaluation==
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*[http://www.goodguide.com/ Good Guide:  Green, Healthy, & Safe Product Ratings & Reviews]
 
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*[http://www.cpsc.gov/ Consumer Product Safety Commission]
 
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*[http://www.consumersearch.com/ Consumer Search for Product Reviews]]
 
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*[http://www.angieslist.com/ Angie’s List]
 
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[http://www.angieslist.com/ Angie’s List]
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[http://www.cpsc.gov/ Consumer Product Safety Commission]
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*[http://www.indianamichiganpower.com/ AEP-Indiana Michigan Power Company]
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*[http://www.nipsco.nisource.com/ NIPSCO]
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[http://www.consumersearch.com/ Consumer Search for Product Reviews]
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*[http://www.in.gov/oucc/ Indiana Office of the Utility Consumer Counselor] (Representing Ratepayers)
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[http://www.goodguide.com/ Good Guide:  Green, Healthy, & Safe Product Ratings & Reviews]
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*[http://www.in.gov/iurc/ Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission] (To File a Complaint)
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[http://www.energystar.gov/ Energy Star Efficiency Ratings (EPA)]
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Revision as of 20:17, 8 September 2012

Contents

SJCPL Literature Relating to Consumer Information

Topic Call Number
Consumer Debt 332
Private Law (Tenant/Landlord) 346

SJCPL Consumer Databases

Consumer Reports

Chilton's Online Auto Repair

SJCPL Consumer Information Magazines

Please check our Magazine Titles by Subject or Magazine Titles A-Z for a list of magazines about consumer information available at SJCPL.

Local Agencies - Consumer Information

Better Business Bureau of Michiana

Michiana Green Pages

Indiana Agencies - Consumer Information

Indiana Attorney General's Office

Indiana Division of Consumer Credit

Indiana Foreclosure Network

Indiana Foreclosure Network - Forms and Process

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency

Indiana Unclaimed Property

Indiana Utilities

AEP-Indiana Michigan Power Company

Indiana Office of the Utility Consumer Counselor (Representing Ratepayers)

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (To File a Complaint)

NIPSCO

National Consumer Help/Protection

Federal Citizen Information Center

Federal Trade Commission

FTC Identity Theft

Get Human: How to contact a company

National Do Not Call Registry or call 1-888-834-9969

One Free Annual Credit Report

Car Information

Car Talk (NPR)

CarFax - Used car history & VIN search

Edmund's Automobile Price Guide

Government Car Safety Clearinghouse

Kelley Blue Book Automobile Price Guide

NADA Used Car Guide

Mortgage Help Information

HUD Homes & Communities - Mortgage Rates and Grants

Mortgages for Home Buyers and Homeowners from the Federal Government

Organization Evaluation

Charity Navigator: Find reputable charities

Tax ID Look Up

Product Evaluation

Angie’s List

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Consumer Search for Product Reviews

Good Guide: Green, Healthy, & Safe Product Ratings & Reviews

Energy Star Efficiency Ratings (EPA)

Personal tools