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A to Z World Travel AtoZ World Travel For travelers and knowledge seekers alike, AtoZ World Travel  is a comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and restaurants, culture, language, and more. With 202 World City Travel Guides covering over 67 topics each, plus an additional 56 travel resources, AtoZ World Travel provides the knowledge you need to experience the world and all its wonders.
Auto Repair Reference Center (Provided by CEFLS Libraries) The Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Content includes: • More than 31,660 vehicles, from 1945 to present • Over 205,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs • Approximately 75,000 technical service bulletins & recalls • Over 130,000 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing • Specifications & maintenance schedules • Labor Time Guide & Estimator • AutoIQ (Instructional videos) • Quick Tips – a complete guide to vehicle ownership & maintenance All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians.
Driving Tests Driving-tests.org: For New York State, this free resource contains the following state-specific information:
• 10 car practice tests
• 6 motorcycle practice tests
• 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests
• 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
• An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions
ABA NY Free Legal Answers Free Legal Answers is an online version of the walk-in clinic model where clients request brief advice and counsel about a specific civil legal issue from a volunteer lawyer. Lawyers provide information and basic legal advice for non-criminal legal matters for those who may not be able to afford to pay. There is no fee for the advice and information provided.
Gardening, Landscaping and Horticulture Collection Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Collection: Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will find useful information in this collection of nearly 50 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. The collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. (Click here if outside NY State.)
Home Improvement Collection Home Improvement Collection: A collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, with coverage of architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements and more.(Click here if outside NY State.)
Rocket Languates Rocket Languages: is an interactive online language learning system. You learn conversational language at your own pace, and you can access downloadable mp3 lessons, games, flash cards and more. Languages include French, German, Spanish, American Sign Language, and nine more. Track your progress and earn badges!    View a tutorial

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