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Online Resources - Automotive & Home Repair

For repair information on cars and trucks use the Auto Repair Reference Center. If you are buying or selling a vehicle or just want to know what it is worth try the web sites for the Kelley Blue Book or the NADA price guides.

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Reference Librarian

Patty Crane

Reference Desk Telephone

417-624-5465

Reference Databases

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Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library. Connect from computers inside Joplin Public Library. Auto Reference Repair Center
Database of automobile repair information with coverage on some vehicles dating back to 1954
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library. Connect from computers inside Joplin Public Library. Home Improvement Reference Center
Full text database designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects including plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating projects.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library. Connect from computers inside Joplin Public Library. Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Information about small engine machinery maintenance and repair from maintenance and repair manuals for hundreds of small engine machines including motorcycles, ATVs, and lawn and garden equipment.

 

Web Sites

Kelley Blue Book Blue book trade in, retail, and private party values for new and used cars, trucks, motorcycles, personal watercraft, and snowmobiles as well as reviews, ratings, and advice on vehicle purchases.

NADA Guides Value guides for cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and manufactured homes.