:: Sirs Knowledge Source

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Description from publisher:
SIRS Knowledge Source is a general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring:
  • business and economic issues
  • global issues
  • health issues
  • historic issues
  • political issues
  • scientific issues
  • social issues

Articles and graphics are selected from 1,600 domestic and international publications and are indexed primarily according to Library of Congress subject headings.

This database can be particularly useful when researching debates and ideological positions on past and present issues faced throughout the world.
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Access Options:

This database can be accessed from any of Thrall Library's public Internet or research computers.

Concerning access outside the library:

Members of Middletown Thrall Library may log in to this service using their library barcode.

Tips & Special Features:

This database, along with Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (see See Also links at right), can be used to locate articles on current interests and hot topics national or international in scope.

Sirs Knowledge Source has a "Leading Issues" box you can scroll through to browse articles on topics as diversse as Alternative Energy Sources, Business Ethics, Campaign Finance, Eating Disorders, Freedom of Speech, Gangs, Gun Control, Immigration, Popular Culture, School Prayer, Unemployment, and Women's Rights.
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