Exciting news for Louisiana Library Patrons: Because of recent flooding in the state, we now have access to EBSCO's Home Improvement Reference Center until June 30, 2017. Even if your home hasn't been impacted by the flooding, there are numerous other tips and tricks to help you.

EBSCO’s Home Improvement Reference Center is designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance and remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files. Additionally, thousands of articles from magazines and reference books provide tips and suggestions to supplement the step-by-step instructions.

Content Includes:

  • Full text for more than 125 reference books, including major reference works from Creative Publishing International
  • Full text for nearly 50 magazines
  • 35,000 images not available anywhere else online
  • Nearly 100 videos of popular home repair projects
  • A convenient A-Z browsing tool for searching
  • Remote access for use from home
  • A unique, user-friendly interface

    Subjects Include:

  • Maintenance
  • Remodeling
  • Electrical work
  • Decorating home and garden
  • Outdoor improvements
  • Plumbing
  • Wood projects