SIRS Discoverer

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SIRS Discoverer, an award-winning general reference resource for beginning learners and researchers in grades 1-9, makes learning fun and intuitive. Discoverer helps students develop their research, writing, language, and computer skills. Only the best, most unique, and most relevant resources are selected for SIRS Discoverer. The database includes carefully selected, 100% full-text articles and images from more than 1,900 domestic and international newspapers, magazines, and government documents, along with 9,000+ educational weblinks via the integrated Discoverer WebFind content set. Images can be accessed via keyword or within the "Pictures" feature. More than 29,000 graphics, photos, maps, and charts are available, connected to associated articles. Thousands of inline thumbnails assist researchers, and create context for the article text. A pull-out map collection includes 3,000+ offerings, including all 50 United States, the provinces and territories of Canada, as well as nations and regions of the world (Europe, Persian Gulf, Czech Republic, the Baltics, and Time Zones of the World.) U.S. historical, world historical, and outline maps are also available. Discoverer also offers supplemental curriculum and learning materials, including an educator's guide, middle- and elementary-level student workbooks, citation guidelines, research strategy worksheets, and more. Visit our Educator's Resources link to peruse the wealth of resources, materials, and bulletins available students, teachers, and librarians.

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