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The resources on these pages are provided FREE to Jasper County Public Library patrons to help with research and entertainment needs. Except where noted, all of these resources can be used at home or away from the library. Use from home will require a JCPL library card, and some services may require you to establish an account in order to save preferences or other materials. This information is not retained by JCPL.

Browse the resources below, or choose a specific category to narrow your search. The more information link can lead to tips, known issues as well as help using the resource. To request assistance, or suggest a resource, use our contact page and select Online Databases as the category.

After hours use

Due to nightly server maintenance, some JCPL resources may not be available between the hours of 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. CST.

Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC)

Auto Repair Reference Center is an easy-to-use guide that allows you to search for, view and print maintenance and repair information - including illustrations - for your vehicle, without handling or damaging a book. Results include recall information.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

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Driving-Tests.org

Free BMV / DMV practice tests, written specifically based on the state BMV / DMV materials, and the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.

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The Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

The Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive (IULMIA) is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive academic film collections. The archive contains more than 86,000 titles spanning nearly 80 years of film production, including many rare and last-remaining copies of influential 20th-century films.

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A to Z World Food

Discover that spice is the variety of life with international cuisine database AtoZ World Food.

AtoZ World Food is the only food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages.

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Global Road Warrior

The world awaits, and Global Road Warrior is your most valuable asset in planning a vacation or business trip in unknown locales.

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A to Z the USA

Discover your state and nation in unmatched detail with AtoZ the USA from World Trade Press.

Library patrons and students will find citation-ready coverage of the country’s people, history, economy, geography, symbols, culture, and society in more than 100 articles each for each of the 50 US states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia.

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