Consumer and DIY

Just like its print counterpart, the Consumer Reports online edition offers full product ratings containing buying advice and key features information. Unlike the print version, this resource is easier to navigate with its simple searching and browsing. It is also continually updated, bringing you the most recent ratings and product information for cars, appliances, electronics, and more.

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This is Peoria County’s segment of the Legal Self Help Center. The center is a joint project between the court system and the county Circuit Clerks of the 10th Circuit.

Use the Legal Self Help Center to gain legal assistance and guidance for using available legal resources.
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Access full repair manual schematics for TVs, VCRs, radios, and more.

This database contains most schematics in online PDF format, but some are only available in the print archive located in the Main Library. In this case, just bring the SAMS # to the 2nd floor Information Desk for assistance.

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From finding old friends and planning vacations to conducting market research and choosing a health care provider, this extensive database offers the information you need – in a fast, convenient format. Search for U.S. and Canadian businesses and residents, U.S. healthcare providers, and more. Take advantage of the unique result display options, such as the mapping function. NEW search over 2.5 million U.S. jobs and internships!

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