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Electronic Resources Round-up: New York Times Historical

Want to find an obituary for a well-known person? Need an article for a history project that was written at the time of the event? Maybe you just want to indulge in a little nostalgia about events that happened when you were young.

New York Times Historical can help. It includes papers from 1851 to 2013. Find it on the website by clicking the Research tab, then N, or use the filter and choose Newspapers from the drop-down box.

Articles and ads are .pdf documents that can be printed or downloaded.

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Electronic Resources Round-up: American National Biography

Do you need to know George Washington’s birthdate? How Fred Astaire’s career got off the ground? Maybe you’ve been assigned to write a report on a prominent woman in a science or technology field and you’re not sure where to start. American National Biography can help.

Find it on the library’s webpage by clicking on the Research tab. Anyone can use it in the library, and city of La Crosse residents with a valid library card can access it from home or school, too.

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Online Resources for Auto Repair

An electrical wiring diagram for a Ford Focus. Recall information for a Volkswagen Jetta. Diagnostic trouble codes for a Honda Fit. You can find all this and more in one of our auto repair databases. Just click on the Research tab above.
Auto Repair Reference Center is available to anyone in Wisconsin, from anywhere. In addition to printing, you can e-mail information to yourself from the database. ALLDATA is only available inside the Main library, but includes more detailed information on many more vehicles.

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