Tazewell County Public Library

General Research


Literati Public & Homework Help

Literati is a great place to begin your research. Not only does it link to 10,000 Topic Subject Pages on topics such as the American Revolution and coal, but it also links to other online databases, the Tazewell County Public Library’s catalog, and websites throughout the Internet. You can find images, audio, and video to help you on a report or a school project. This resource easily allows you to cite your information as well.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Like its print cousin, encyclopedia Britannica is a searchable encyclopedia that is great for school projects and subject overviews.

Find it Virginia
Find It Virginia is great for school projects – elementary through high school – or searching for scholarly information and primary sources. This retrieves full-text articles in the form of newspapers, magazines, and book listings on one screen.

Recommended Websites

Digital Public Library of America: Compiles documents and images from libraries, museums, and archives throughout the United States for free.

Internet Public Library: A good starting point for any research project.  This resource has an extensive index of a wide variety of topics.

  • Tazewell Library

    129 Main St.
    P.O. Box 929
    Tazewell, VA 24651
    (276) 988-2541

  • Bluefield Library

    108 Huffard Drive
    Bluefield, VA 24605
    (276) 326-1577

    TCPL Staff E-mail

  • Richlands Library

    102 Suffolk Avenue
    P.O. Box 860
    Richlands, VA 24641
    (276) 964-5282

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