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SIRS Discoverer provides selected full-text articles that support grades K-9. Every article has a summary and a reading level. SIRS Discoverer’s special features include biographies, over 3000 maps, country studies and an encyclopedia.

SIRS Issues Researcher provides selected full-text articles that support grades 6-12. “Leading Issues” provides over 300 topics including abortion, gun control, and capital punishment. Each Leading Issue has the topic overview, reviews the pro/con viewpoints and provides a guide for critical thinking to guide the student through the critical thinking process.


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SIRS Discoverer (grades K-9)

SIRS Discoverer

Full-text articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents, which were carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability for middle and elementary curriculum topics. Web Link to More Information
Access: home, library and school campus, state government
Category: general, magazines and journals/perodicals


SDSL Libraries' Guide
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Scheduled Webinars
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Two minute video from ProQuest
Video Link to SIRS Discoverer

Quick Start Guide (ProQuest)
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SIRS Issues Researcher (grades 6-12)

SIRS Issues Researcher

A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. Web Link to More Information
Access: home, library and school campus, state government
Category: general, magazines and journals/perodicals


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 South Dakota Puzzle Map of Electronic Resources

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Electronic Services Coordinator , West River
605-295-1994
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605-295-3174
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