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Databases for Automotive Technology

Automotive Databases

AllData Repair
AllData Repair is the industry’s leading online automotive repair solution. This database provides quick access to: specifications, service interval tables and maintenance charts; DTC (diagnostic trouble code) descriptions, tests, and procedures; TSBs (technical service bulletins) and recalls; OEM-original wiring diagrams with all connector, splice, and ground locations; quotes with integrated parts and labor; timing belt interval charts with interference engine identification; TPMS (tire pressure monitor system) and maintenance reset procedures; and system description and operation information.

EBSCO: Small Engine Repair Reference Center

►  Small Engine Repair Reference Center 
Small Engine Repair Reference Center offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly) and allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers. PDF full text is available for all documents. Covers: all terrain vehicles; generators & other small engines; marine/boat motors; motorcycles; outdoor power equipment; personal water craft; snowmobiles; and tractors.

EBSCO: AARC-Auto Repair Reference Center

►  Auto Repair Reference Center
This EBSCOhost database,  Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) database contains the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information in the market. ARRC contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. The database covers more than 37,000 vehicles from 1954 to present and includes drawings and step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins & recalls, wiring diagrams, specifications & maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide & Estimator, diagnostic information and much more. All of the content in Auto Repair Reference Center has been created by ASE certified technicians.

Green Database

►  GreenFILE
GreenFILE, an EBSCOhost database, offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

General/Scholarly Databases

► Academic Search Complete
This comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text EBSCOhost database provides Full text for more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.  The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.
►  MasterFILE Premier
This multidisciplinary EBSCOhost database was designed specifically for public libraries. It provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily.
► TOPICsearch 
TOPICsearch from EBSCOhost contains full text for over 150,000 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
►  Vocational and Career Collection
This EBSCOhost is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.