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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. 

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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.  

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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.  

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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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 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.
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Salud en Español proporciona informes sobre la salud basados en evidencias de fácil comprensión que cubren una amplia variedad de enfermedades, condiciones y tratamientos.

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