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Our resources can help you write a paper, learn a language, fix a car, plan a vacation, and a whole lot more. Almost all resources are available anytime, anywhere.

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Auto Repair Source

  • Instructions and diagrams for vehicle repairs and maintenance
  • Maintenance schedules and estimated labor times for the most commonly performed operations in a repair shop
  • Technical service bulletins and recall notices
  • Easily magnify and print diagrams and images

Use it for: Vehicle repair and maintenance

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Chicago Consumers' Checkbook

  • Easily find ratings, reviews and undercover price research on Chicagoland services and retailers, including doctors, auto repair shops, plumbers, veterinarians, tax preparers and more.
  • Advice on more than 150 topics such as finance, home maintenance, healthcare, and travel.
  • Chicago Consumer Checkbook is nonprofit, independent, and provides unbiased information.

Use it for: Researching the best local services for your home, finances, and healthcare.

Chilton Library

  • Instructions for vehicle repairs and maintenance
  • Original equipment manufacturer maintenance schedules
  • Technical service bulletins
  • ASE test prep

Use it for: Vehicle repair and maintenance

Consumer Reports

  • Reviews, ratings and recommendations on appliances, automobiles, babies and kids products, food, and money/personal finance
  • Money-saving advice and tips
  • Reliable information on new and used cars
  • Consumer news

Use it for: Researching products before buying, finding the best healthcare, cell phone and credit card plans

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