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afr amer heritage

African American Heritage is is a digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.

Includes census records, vital records, freedman and slave records, church records, legal records, and more.


Auto Repair Reference Center gives you the popular Chilton Car Care Manuals back to 1954. Includes over 28,000 vehicles back to 1954. Also has repair procedures with step-by-step instructions and wiring diagrams. 


Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals: Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Features include:

  • Step-by-step service and repair procedures.
  • Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.
  • Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.
  • Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support.

What are you going to do with the rest of your life?  Careers Internet Database provides career reports that cover education requirements, positive and negative aspects of each career, and interviews with people working in the field. Includes an interest assessment test, career news, and lists of best colleges and graduate schools specific to each career.  

Chicago Tribune graphic Chicago Tribune:  Search for news articles.   Search for articles published  1985-present or articles published between 1849-1990.
 consumerhealthcomp button 100x50 Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is a collection of health information from magazines, journals, and leading patient health reference books.  Look up information about illnesses, medical conditions, nutrition and wellness.
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Resumes and Cover letters made easy!  Cypress Resume lets you complete your resume in minutes and create an excellent impression.  Quickly create cover letters and reference sheets too.  You can download, edit, publish to the web and save your work.  

History Reference Center

Curious about the past?  History Reference Center is a comprehensive history database of more than 200 history magazines and journals and nearly 2000 history books.

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Learning Express Library offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the at school, at work, or in life.  Learning Express Library will help you achieve your educational and career goals!   

 Literary Resource Center Literary Reference Center provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, teachers and researchers the reference works that meet their research needs.
MasterFile Premire logo  MasterFILE Premier is your index for locating magazine and journal articles online, a database providing users with instant access to thousands of searchable full text magazine articles.
NoveList Plus graphic NoveList finds you new books and authors based on books you have read or topics that interest you. Enter a title or author you like, or describe a book you would like to read, and NoveList recommends books like it for you! See a video of how to use this resource.
reference-usa ReferenceUSA is a directory of U.S. companies. Search by categories of company name, type of business, geographic region, or business size. Within each category you may search by  ticker symbol, SIC code, yellow page headings, executive's name, and number of employees.  Register for a free webinar to learn more about this database!