Literati Public

literatiLiterati puts a library of reference resources at your fingertips. You can access Literati's authoritative content any time from any computer or mobile device connected to the Internet.

Literati includes over 2.6 million full-text entries in subjects such as history, literature, technology and science from trusted publishers. This is combined with access to thousands of additional resources, including the Find It Virginia databases.

Real-time Homework Help connects to a teacher that will assist students in grades 3 - 12 with math, reading and writing skills.


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 Tips for Using Literati

  1. Literati may automatically recognize your location. If not, click "Login to different account", search for Mathews Memorial Library and enter your card number.
  2. Enter a search term. Search results will appear.
  3. Explore! Browse topics under "Where Do You Want to Go?", try a Mind Map search to find related topics, find answers by viewing tutorials, or click the Homework Help tab.
  4. Sign up for My Literati and save your searches, citations and more!

Key Features

  • Literati Public provides an exhaustive library of resources accessible from each Topic Page.
  • Citations are available for every entry in APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago (Turabian) formats.
  • Homework Help is offered to students in Virginia (Grades 3-12) needing help in Math, Reading or Writing. Connect with a state-certified teacher.
  • Expand your horizons and explore related topics using the Mind Map search!