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The following links are premier databases and resources purchased by the Library or available to you through the Ohio Public Library Information Network. Please note that some premier databases require a library card to access from home.
The online version of the popular Chilton Total Car Care do-it-yourself print manuals that include repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today. Photos, illustrations, videos, animated graphics and repair procedures help to simplify even the most difficult of auto repair tasks.ConsumerReports.org
ConsumerReports.org® enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for. Whether a user is looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV, or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, ConsumerReports.org provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services. In addition to product ratings and reviews, users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts. The information is updated frequently, providing reliable data, unbiased information and more than 1000 ratings, reviews, product comparisons and video clips. ***NOTE: Access is limited to freely available content only.***General OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics across all subject disciplines. Millions of full-text articles. Updated daily.Kroll Bond Ratings This database provides LACE quarterly credit ratings of financial institutions such as banks. Click on Login to search approximately 19,000 domestic and international financial institutions, title insurers, trust preferred security issues, and foreign country sovereign ratings.Maloney's Antiques & Collectibles Resource Directory
This database provides a "who's who guide to the world of antiques & collectibles." It is "an easily searchable online clearinghouse not only about antiques and collectibles, but also art, gems & jewelry, dinnerware/flatware/crystal matching services, contemporary collectibles and, basically, resources for any type of personal property including antique cars, machinery & equipment, and even vintage airplanes!" There are "thousands of specialist dealers, experts, collectors, appraisers, clubs, periodicals, repair and restoration services, museums and libraries, internet resources, matching services, grading services, authenticators, pricing and auction services." Click here for Home-Remote Access.MasterFile Premier (EBSCO)
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 2,000 general reference publications. It also includes full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.Mitchell's On Demand OnDemand5 contains automotive diagnostic and repair information for most foreign and domestic cars and trucks from model year 1983 to the present. Includes wiring diagrams, factory technical service bulletins, and maintenance schedules and tables. Click here for a guide to Using Search. Click here for a guide to Repair Overview. Click here for a guide to Estimator/Quote Screens.Morningstar Investment Research Center
Tracks more than 20,000 stocks and funds, providing reports with 5-year stock price history, ratios, SEC filings, ownership data, and a written analysis. Click here for a complete User Guide, and click here for a Quick Guide.
Click here for Home-Remote Access.SAMS Photofact Online at Main onlyConsists of schematics and manuals for repairing electronics. This collection consists of 200,000 manuals available online, representing 60 years of published Photofact manuals.Small Engine Repair Reference Center
The online version of all the Clymer small engine repair manuals,containing information on routine maintenance,tune-ups and brake service, as well as more extensive repairs involving engine transmission disassembly.Standard & Poor's Net Advantage
Online access to S&P Stock Reports for publicly-traded companies listed on the New York, American, NASDAQ and regional stock exchanges.
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