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SIRS Renaissance: About

SIRS Renaissance (Current Perspectives on the Arts & Humanities) is a reference database that provides dynamic information related to architecture, design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, plus visual arts.

Subjects Covered

  • Architecture and Design
  • Culture
  • Literature
  • Multimedia
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy and Religion
  • Visual Arts

Publication Types

  • E-books
  • Journals
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Reference
  • Websites

Publication Coverage

Editor's Top Pick

What is SIRS Renaissance?

  

SIRS® Renaissance—Current Perspectives on the Arts & Humanities—is a reference database that provides dynamic information on the following topics: architecture and design, culture, literature, multimedia, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion, and visual arts. Full-text articles are selected from more than 1,500 domestic and international publications. Many articles are accompanied by full-color images, including art reproductions, photographs, and illustrations.

Articles and images in SIRS Renaissance are carefully selected according to strict SIRS criteria for content reliability, relevance, and age appropriateness. Users can easily retrieve information by subject heading, topic browse, and keyword searches. The articles are indexed according to Library of Congress-derived subject headings to ensure the best results can be printed, saved, and emailed.

State and National Standards Correlations, including Common Core Standards, help educators locate standards-aligned articles and other resources, which saves teachers time in the lesson-planning process, and ensures that library resources are correlated directly to learning benchmarks.

 


 

Product Features

R E S O U R C E S

Editor's Top Pick | Literary Corner with Period Profiles | Glossary of  the Arts | Notable People

C O N T E N T

100% Full-Text | Editorial Summaries  | Lexile Reading levels | 1500 Domestic and International Publications | Full Color Images | Art Reproductions | Photographs | Illustrations | Subjects

F E A T U R E S

Standards Alignment | Daily updating | Text to Speech | Language Translation | Citation Generator | Export to EasyBib | Save to Google Drive | Add to Google Classroom

 

                                                                          

 

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Curriculum Guides

SIRS continues to 'Take Aim' at critical research skills by providing Curriculum Guides focused on writing logical arguments, analyzing statistics, practicing critical thinking in research, working with and identifying primary sources, technically analyzing infographics, and interpreting messages in editorial cartoons.

Training Videos

Newly updated training videos coming in September.  For training on the new SIRS Issues Researcher, sign up for a "Live Webinar" below.

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