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April 5, 2012 1:23 PM   Subscribe

Consumer Reports - How can I buy (over the internet) the April issue of Consumer Reports? Difficulties, I live 1/2 hour outside of the shopping areas. Also I'm not really interested in subscribing but if that's the best way then I understand.
posted by notned to Society & Culture (11 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
posted by brainmouse at 1:24 PM on April 5, 2012

For $7 off the Consumer Reports website?

It's just the one issue.
posted by Mercaptan at 1:26 PM on April 5, 2012

If you can handle not owning a copy, your local library may subscribe and have the issue available for onsite browsing or checkout.
posted by countrymod at 1:39 PM on April 5, 2012

Would you be OK with the online edition? It looks like you're in Corcoran, your local library has access to this via MasterFILE.
posted by rabbitrabbit at 1:40 PM on April 5, 2012 [1 favorite]

Also, yes, your local library subscribes to Consumer Reports.
posted by rabbitrabbit at 1:41 PM on April 5, 2012 [1 favorite]

I'd be glad to email you a PDF of the April issue.
posted by HotPatatta at 1:41 PM on April 5, 2012

Oops, hit send to soon. The physical copy should be available at your local library, catalog entry is here.
posted by rabbitrabbit at 1:42 PM on April 5, 2012

Yes, it is in my local library. But past experience tells me that it may disappear before I get to it.
posted by notned at 1:54 PM on April 5, 2012

If you can get to the library before the end of April, you should be able to see it. Libraries usually don't lend the current issues of magazines.
posted by CheeseLouise at 2:26 PM on April 5, 2012

The iPad app, if that's an option.
posted by The corpse in the library at 3:24 PM on April 5, 2012

The MasterFILE content won't disappear. If you're not sure how to navigate the databases, just ask your friendly librarian.
posted by sugarbomb at 7:29 PM on April 5, 2012

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