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Databases

Automobile Repair Reference Center

Automobile repair information for more than 33,800 domestic and imported vehicles from 1945 to present.

Biography Reference Center

A comprehensive collection of more than 460,000 full-text biographies, as well as thousands of narrative biographies.

Brainfuse

Brainfuse provides online homework help through its HelpNow service -- a unique blend of one-to-one homework help, skills building, test preparation, and writing assistance.

Business Source Complete

Provides the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content as well as indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.

Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals

Do-it-yourself repair information for domestic and foreign cars and trucks, 1940's to current year.

Consumer Health Complete

The single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

English Language Learner

Provides  1,000 main articles, written especially for English language learners. It includes sections on History/Civics, Literature, Science, and Life Skills.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

With electronic reference books from Gale and our publishing partners, researchers can instantly access thousands of eBooks on virtually any subject. These trusted, authoritative reference works are available 24/7 through our state-of-the-art Gale Virtual Reference Library platform, providing an unprecedented combination of functionality and features.

History Reference Center

Provides full-text history reference information on US and World History ranging from 1917-present and features reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and history periodicals as well as thousands of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and over 80 hours of historical video.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and articles covering over 140 topics, as well as licensed periodicals, books and video that focus on specific hobbies and crafts. 

Home Improvement Reference Center

Contains 26 major reference works in full text with more than 10,000 images (none found available online anywhere else). Additionally, the database contains full-text magazines (e.g. This Old House) and covers topic such as: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home & garden, etc.

Legal Information Reference Center

Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. The database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues.

MasterFile Complete

This database provides full text results for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922. Contains full text for nearly 1,000 reference books and over 107,000 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of more than 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

NoveList Plus

Help your readers find the books they will love! NoveList Plus makes finding reading recommendations easier than ever. Features fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages, reading recommendations, book discussion guides, book lists and more.

NovelList K-8 Plus

Engage your younger readers and encourage reading success! NoveList K-8 Plus helps parents, teachers, and librarians improve literacy, connect reading across curricular areas, teach reading and writing concepts, and engage young readers.

Points of View

Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 290 topics, each with an overview, point, counterpoint, and Critical Thinking Guide.

Referencia Latina

A comprehensive Spanish-language database offering content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries, more than 100,000 images, 2,500 health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.

Science Reference Center

Provides access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented materials (science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other multi-media sources).

Small Business Reference Center

Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Contains 410 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations that guide the user through every small engine repair job.

Universal Class

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