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General Information Databases

All databases are accessible from non-Library computers except where noted.
Many resources accessible from home will require the use of a valid JPL Library Card.
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Automobile Repair Reference Center
Questions on how to repair a car? Need to know the maintenance schedule on a specific make/model? Important Recalls and Service Bulletins? This resource covers all automobile make and models from 1945 to the present. With an easy-to-use interface, it places repair guides, and other important information at your fingertips.
Florida Electronic Library
A program funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services. Access to many resources, from InfoTrac to Kids InfoBits, is granted to the holder of a valid Florida library card.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of downloadable reference e books available from the Florida Electronic Library and Jacksonville Public Library, the Virtual Reference Library includes MacMillan's Biology, the Gale Encyclopedias on Alternative Medicine, Cancer, Genetic Disorders, Medicine, Multicultural America, Popular Culture, World of Earth Science, and Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America and as of 11/2010, 205 new titles.
General OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
General Reference Center Gold
A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Find articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
InfoTrac OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology.
InfoTrac Web
A vast database consisting of millions of full-text news and periodical articles, many with images. Covers a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Includes popular InfoTrac databases such as InfoTrac OneFile, General Reference Center Gold, General Business File ASAP, Expanded Academic ASAP, Business Index ASAP, as well as Kid's and Junior Editions.
World Book Online Super Homepage
    World Book Online Super Homepage
The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

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Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

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World Book Online Reference Center

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World Book Online Info Finder

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World Book Online Kids
World Book Online for Kids is the first site developed specifically for primary school aged patrons, with such features as:
• Thousands of easy-to-read articles
• Engaging images and illustrations 
• Interactive games and activities
• Interactive maps
• Outline maps and flags
• A biography center
• Science projects
• Teacher resources
Legal Forms Database
The most extensive free forms site available to library patrons. Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.
Warning: Public users should consult an attorney in your state for serious legal matters.