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Auto Repair Reference Center discus logo

Repair and maintenance information on more than 37,000 domestic and imported vehicles from 1945 to present from most major manufacturers

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World and many more.

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Home Improvement Reference Center

Home Improvement Reference Center features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online, and videos of popular home repair projects.

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center

This database offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly) and allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers. PDF full text is available for all documents.

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Computers For Seniors For Dummies ®, 3rd ed. , 2013

Starting with the basics and assuming no prior knowledge of computers, this text clearly explains how to use the keyboard and mouse, navigate the Windows 8 operating system, access the Internet, create documents, keep safe online, and more.

Creative Writing, 2014

Helps readers master the basics of crafting compelling fiction and nonfiction stories. Various genres, including novels, short stories, plays and screenplays, poetry, book-length and article-length narrative nonfiction, memoirs, and more are covered. Content includes the fundamental elements, such as plot, character, point-of-view, setting, dialogue, style, and theme.

iPad ® Action Gaming for Teens, 2014

This book provides simple, straightforward game-design lessons which use Unity iOS and Wings3D to teach game-making skills and put teens on the road to creating fun, high-action games for the iPad.

Laptops for Seniors for Dummies ® , 3rd ed., 2013

This book provides senior citizens with information about how to select a laptop computer, use the keyboard and mouse, access the Internet, become familiar with Windows 8, work with files and folders, download apps, play games, and avoid infecting the computer with viruses and malware.

3D Printing , 2015

This guide covers the essential basics of 3D printing including materials, parts, software, modeling, basic design, and finishing.

The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook , 2014

Provides advice on cooking the Mediterranean diet way including complete coverage of the diet's key ingredients.

Pilates , 2014

This guide will help the reader improve flexibility, posture, and strength through Pilates exercises.

The Rough Guide to the best iPhone ® & iPad ® Apps , 2nd ed., 2013

This book pinpoints the 500 best free and paid for applications for iPhone and iPad in all major categories.

Zen Doodling , 2015

With step-by-step, full-color instructions for drawing a variety of doodle forms and patterns, this guide provides readers with all they need to start using ordered, repeated "tangle" designs that are great creative expressions and works of art unto themselves.


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