Practical information

FNSB Public Libraries offer a variety of resources to support practical needs.  A few of our online options are highlighted below. To see the entire list of resources for a variety of practical and educational needs, visit the full A-Z Databases page.

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Auto Repair Source provides service and repair information for thousands of vehicles, from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).  The database includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, and more.  Provided by the State of Alaska through the Statewide Library Electronic Doorway or SLED!

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Mitchell Pro Demand offers complete original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair, estimate, and maintenance information to help automotive technicians repair vehicles more accurately and efficiently.  Repair instructions and interactive color diagrams, technical service bulletins, maintenance schedules and cost estimation for cars and trucks from 1974 to present are available with Mitchell Pro Demand at the libraries.

Note:  Access to Mitchell Pro Demand is in-library only.  

driving tests logo accessed through the library portal provides commercial-free Alaska test preparation materials.  Find the full-text car, motorcycle and CDL handbooks in pdf, a variety of practice tests for each, and FAQs about Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).  All information is available in English and Spanish. 
Note:  Print versions of the handbooks in English are available for check-out.   Search Alaska Drivers Manual in the ALC catalog to place a hold.