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Discover your family history and start your family tree. Access billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records.
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Biography Reference Center contains more than 461,000 full-text biographies in more than 30 genre categories, including actors, artists, athletes, authors, current world leaders, explorers, scientists, and many more.
Do-it-yourself repair information for domestic and foreign cars and trucks, 1940's to current year.
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.
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Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works.
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Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets. Purchasing printed reference delivers online access at no additional cost. Salem currently offers this service with four series of historical reference:
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Automobile repair information for more than 33,800 domestic and imported vehicles from 1945 to present.
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.
NoveList K-8 Plus  A resource for kids (and the adults who work with them), containing information on book titles designed to support kids’ pleasure reading as well as school curriculum.
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.
Financial data, industry & market reports, company profiles and more
Referencia Latina (Español) Integral en español de datos de contenido que ofrecen las enciclopedias, textos completos de más de 100 libros de referencia, informes de salud, decenas de revistas de interés general y los informes de salud y un diccionario Español-Inglés.
Comprehensive Spanish-language database offering content from encyclopedias, full text for over 100 reference books, health reports, dozens of general interest magazines and health reports and a Spanish-English dictionary.
Pro and con articles, background information, and research guides on 250+ controversial issues. For high school level and up.
is the definitive online tool 
for small engine repair assistance. Containing 410 full-text 
reference books with original photos and illustrations that 
guide the user through every job, this comprehensive 
resource provides repair information for a variety of 
small engine types
Science Reference Center Come and search the Database on all things releated to science.
Selected full text from a collection of over 1,000 regional, national, and international newspapers; also includes full text television & radio news transcripts
Consumer Health Complete Health and wellness information including articles, images, videos and diagrams. Available in 17 languages.
offers tools for success in essential content 
areas for English Language Learners including
customized content for History, Science, 
Literature, Life Skills, and much more!
 
History Reference Center Browse through the history sections  
Articles and videos about popular hobbies, crafts and recreational activities.
 
Legal Informaton Reference Center Full text articles, legal forms and detailed “how-to” instructions to address a wide-range of legal issues for consumers and small businesses.  
Home Improvement Reference Center Learn how to improve your home  
Photo Heritage Collection Thousands of images from the San Joaquin Valley & Sierra Foothills Photo Heritage Project.