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I Need To Replace The Starter In My Truck, But The Chilton's Manual For My Vehicle Is Checked Out. Do You Have Another Way I Can Find Auto Repair Instructions?

Yes, the library has a database called the Auto Repair Reference Center that provides repair information from the Chilton Total Car Care Series. It covers vehicles from 1945 to the present, both domestic and imports. This info includes repair instructions, wiring schematics, technical bulletins, and labor time estimates. You can access the ARRC in our Research & Learn section via the Alphabetical List of Databases.

Are you planning on going to college? The library has resources to help!

Whether you're a high school student making plans for after graduation or an adult wanting to go back to school, the library can help you with the process of getting into college. Our Education Guide, found on the Research tab of the library's home page, has a number of resources that can be found in the College Bound menu on the left side of the page. Some of the topics covered are:

Want to use that ereader you got for Christmas to check out library books? Here’s how you can do it!

The Tulsa library has access to two separate services, Overdrive and Freading, that can be used to download ebooks and digital audiobooks on your ereader, tablet, computer, or smart phone. To get started, first go to our Ebooks, Audiobooks and More page. On this page, you’ll find four boxes.

Explore the past with the library's Daily Life through History and Pop Culture Universe databases!

Whether you're interested in the people of the 20th Century or 20 centuries ago, we've got you covered. The library has two databases that allow you to learn about the life, culture and events of the past. Daily Life through History is a comprehensive source for information from the beginning of recorded history to the present, while Pop Culture Universe focuses on the fads, trends, and news of the last hundred years.

Kazuo Ishiguro has been selected as the 2011 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award Winner. Where can I learn more about him and his work?

You can learn more about Kazuo Ishiguro and his career through the Biography in Context database. First click on the Research & Learn tab at the top of the library home page, then select Alphabetical List of Resources. Scroll down to the B's for Biography in Context.

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