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Automotive & Engines

Automotive & Engines Research Materials

Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Provides accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

 

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Consumers' Checkbook

Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Find ratings on Chicagoland services and retailers, including dentists, car repair, personal services, banks, and more.

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Gale Chilton Library

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Use at Home? Yes

Description: This automotive repair database includes vacuum and wiring diagrams, service instructions, troubleshooting and diagnostics, and more.

 

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Online subscription to the popular consumer magazine, plus exclusive online content, including Best Car Deals.

 

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Driving-Tests.org

Driving-Tests.org

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Free driver education program containing 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 10 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

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Weiss Raitings

Financial Literacy Basics

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Easy-to-understand guides on how to manage your finances, including budgeting, student loans, how to start a checking account, and how to start a 401(k)

 

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Gale LegalForms

Gale LegalForms

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Illinois Legal Forms includes thousands of business, personal, litigation and federal forms.

 

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Mitchell1 ProDemand

Use at Home? No

Description: Includes repair instructions and diagrams, technical service bulletins, maintenance schedules and cost estimation for various cars and trucks from 1974 to present.

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Provides detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.

 

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