OCLS Resource Guides

The librarians of Orange County are here to help. These guides cover a variety of topics for your information and cultural interests. Each guide comes equipped with pathways to excellent resources from OCLS and others. Just click to get started!


Featured Resource Guides

Finding and Evaluating Information

With a world of information at our fingertips, the ability to locate and discern reliable information sources is essential. Learn how to search for and evaluate information using the library and other resources.

Featured Databases

Weiss Financial Ratings

This database gives you powerful tools to protect your finances, invest, grow your wealth, and learn more about your finances. Features include information on Insurance, Medigap Plans, Mutual Funds, Consumer Guides, and more.

Chilton Library

Chilton Library offers step-by-step instructions, photos, diagrams, and much more for automobile repair and maintenance. It is simple enough for the do-it-yourself mechanic, but comprehensive enough for professional technicians. This resource contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. It also includes repair information for most vintage makes, starting as early as 1940.

Chilton’s car manuals can be accessed from library, home, garage or anywhere you have Internet access.

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