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General Reference Center Gold (Infotrac) - A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Use General Reference Center Gold to find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. Go Mobile with Access My Library. Audience: Middle School, High School, Higher Education, General Public.
MasterFILE Premier - specifically for public libraries, this database provides full text for nearly 2,050 general reference publications with full text as far back as 1975. Also includes more than 350 full text reference books, 82,968 biographies, 90,915 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags. Check out the EbscoHost Mobile App.
Home, Garden & DIY
The Autobytel - a car price quotation service
AutoPedia - Hundreds of links on new cars, dealing with dealers, prices, etc.
AutoZone - get free repair info online, register and get custom e-mail recalls, alerts, technical bulletins, etc.
Car and Driver Online
Car Care Kiosk - NEW great, detailed videos on basic car repairs by make and model
Car Talk - get advice from Click and Clack about which car is best for you, read about car repair problems and have a good laugh while you're at it!
Crash Test Ratings - compare crash test results on cars and trucks
Edmund's Car Guide
FuelEconomy.gov - printable electronic version of the Fuel Economy Guide, data for vehicles back to 1984, side-by-side comparison, emissions info, safety ratings and links to car buying websites
IntelliChoice CarCenter - compare side-by-side, rebates & incentives, pre-owned
The Kelley Blue Book
MotorTrend.com - features authoritative and unique editorial content including thousands of in-depth new and used car reviews, a continually updated car pricing guide, up-to-the-minute news and an automotive blog run by top Motor Trend editors and contributors.
MSN Autos - all kinds of auto stuff including a great loan calculator
NADA - price guides for cars, boats, rv's and more
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - get the latest on car safety, crash test results, recalls, etc. in a fun to navigate site
The North American Motorsports Page
Recalls.gov - get recall info on vehicles, food, medicine, consumer products etc.
Trader Online - online magazines for trading cars, RV's, Boats, etc.
TrueCar - see the best car prices in your area and compare to dealer invoice and sticker prices