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SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for upper elementary and middle school learners, researchers and educators covering curriculum areas such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health and technology.  SIRS Discoverer provides age-appropriate, authoritative, curriculum-aligned content and features for use in Elementary and Middle/Intermediate Schools.

For more information about SIRS Discoverer, navigate to the Content Page.

SIRS Discoverer resides on the Guided Research Application and ProQuest Platform. More information on the ProQuest Platform is available on the ProQuest Platform LibGuide.

E-Learning Modules


These E-LEARNING Modules are intended for Elementary and Middle School Educators, Librarians and Media Specialists who utilize this resource.  

This session provides an overview of the SIRS Discoverer Guided Research interface, major content sets, research tools, and essential functions. Locate and choose resources for enhancing student research and educator engagement.

Duration: 4.5 minutes

All ProQuest K-12 resources offer integrations with outside cloud or learning services. This session applies to how Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive integrations work within all ProQuest K-12 resources.

Duration: 5 minutes 57 seconds

Webinar Recordings



Title: SIRS Discoverer for Guided Research

Description:  Review this session for a demonstration of SIRS Discoverer on the guided research application.  By the end of this session, you will be able to highlight features of SIRS Discoverer, explain content areas and curricular applications.

Duration:  28 minutes

Powerpoint Presentations


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