Research and Homework help

Auto Repair

Chilton Library
Access to repair instructions, maintenance information, service schedules, wiring diagrams and more for cars, vans, SUVs and light trucks from 1940 onward. Information is based on Chilton Auto Repair manuals and is updated monthly.


Reference USA
Find detailed information on local, national and international businesses.

Career and Resume Help

Learning Express Library
Educational and career test preparation materials; also includes a computer skills training component, and a resume builder. Practice taking tests, including the ASVAB, GED, GMAT, GRE, SAT, Citizenship, and many more.


Microsoft IT Academy
The IT Academy offers hundreds of technology courses on three levels: basic digital literacy skills, Microsoft Office Skills, and advanced skills for IT Professionals. 

Consumer Information

Kelley Blue Book Online

NADA Guides

Foreign Languages

Mango Languages
Online language learning system covering more than 20 foreign languages. 


Ancestry Library Edition  [in-library access only]
Family Search
Free family research maintained by the LDS organization.
Heritage Quest 
U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1930 and over 25,000 books on family and local histories are available. 

Health and Medicine

Medline Plus
Consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine.

Merck Manuals
Professional and consumer health information.

Homework Help

Culture Grams Online
Find information about countries and other cultures, including pictures, music, and recipes from around the world. Use login puyallup and password puyallup for remote access.

General Reference Center Gold
General Reference Center is useful to locate articles from magazines, reference books and newspapers.
Grolier Online [remote access]
Grolier Online [in-library access]
Includes The New Book of Knowledge, The Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia and the Encyclopedia Americana.

Law & Government

Access Washington
This is the official website for Washington State Government Information and Services. 

Washington State Court Forms

Revised Code of Washington (RCW)

Washington Administrative Code (WAC)

Puyallup Municipal Code

Pierce County Law Library

Congressional Record  

Statewide Library Services

Washington Talking Book and Braille Library
WTBBL provides a free statewide service funded by the Washington State Library and is available to the blind, visually impaired, learning-disabled, and to those who cannot hold a book or turn pages. 
Wayfinder: The Catalog of Washington Libraries
Wayfinder provides a single search for locating over 17.8 million items held by over 250 Washington libraries of all types. 

Newspapers and Magazines 

Expanded Academic ASAP
This covers research needs across a variety of academic disciplines.
This is a general index of articles from over 2,800 magazines and journals, 800 trade journals, and newspapers from Washington.