Internet Resources - Do-It-Yourself



Databases

  • Access Video On Demand
    Enjoy instant access to world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, independent films, and helpful instructional videos. All you need is Internet access and a valid library card number! iPad, Android, PC and Mac friendly.
    Browse related subjects: Art, Business, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Environment, Geography, History, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Recreation, Religion, Travel
  • ChiltonLibrary.com
    ChiltonLibrary provides automotive repair information for do-it-yourself (DIY) people. You'll find exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site.
    Browse related subjects: Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Transportation
  • Little Pim
    Little Pim is an award-winning multimedia program that introduces children to foreign language in a way they can understand and enjoy. Create an account, if you like, or click the "Start Learning" button to jump in immediately.
    Browse related subjects: Do-It-Yourself, Education, Languages
  • Mango Languages
    Mango Languages provides online courses to help you converse in over 40 different languages, plus English as a Second Language courses for non-English speakers. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application that integrates components of vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture. Create an account, if you like, or click the "Start Learning" button to jump in immediately.
    Browse related subjects: Do-It-Yourself, Education, Languages
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center
    Provides information on specific makes and models of a variety of small engine driven machines, including: tractors, snowmobiles, outdoor power equipment, personal watercraft, marine/boat motors, generators, and more.
    Browse related subjects: Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Technology

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  • ALISON
    ALISON, or "Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online," is a free online learning resource for basic and essential workplace skills. ALISON provides high-quality, engaging, interactive multimedia courseware for certification and standards-based learning. The mission of ALISON is to enable anyone, anywhere, to educate themselves for free via interactive, self-paced multimedia.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Careers, Computers, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Technology
  • California Courts: Self-Help Center
    Maintained by the California Courts, offers detailed but understandable legal information and assistance. Topics covered include: Free and Low-Cost Legal Help, Small Claims, Divorce, Custody, Adoption, Emancipation, Special Education, Protection from Abuse, Traffic Tickets and much more.
    Browse related subjects: California, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Law
  • GCFAprendeLibre.org
    Cursos Gratis de Sistemas e Informática Aprender sistemas e informática es mucho más fácil ahora con nuestros cursos gratis de word 2007, excel 2007, Windows, Internet y mucho más.
    Browse related subjects: Careers, Computers, Do-It-Yourself, Employment, Hispanic, Spanish Language
  • LawHelpCA.org
    Reliable information about common legal issues, written by reputable sources on 16 general topics and over 140 specific subtopics. Includes an updated directory of legitimate and pre-screened organizations that offer free or low-cost legal advice and representation. This free site is supported by the State Bar of California and nearly 100 legal nonprofits dedicated to making the justice system fair for everyone.
    Browse related subjects: Associations, California, Consumer Health, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Government, Labor, Law, Social Issues, Spanish Language
  • Webucator
    Webucator provides many online self-paced courses on Web Development, Microsoft, Adobe, Java and more, completely free for our library cardholders. To register for a course:
    • Go to the Self-paced Courses page.
    • Browse through the courses and select a course you are interested in.
    • Click the Register Now button under "Self-paced 24/7 Training".
    • Fill out your information.
    • In the Payment box, at the bottom, select "Webucator Vouchers" and enter the voucher number 9440246.
    • Click Register.
    After filling out the registration form, you will receive email instructions for logging in and accessing your course.

    Browse related subjects: Business, Careers, Companies, Computers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Employment, Internet Domain Names, Labor, Tests

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