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SIRS® Renaissance®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 for content reliability, relevance, and age appropriateness. Users can easily retrieve information by subject heading, topic browse, and keyword searches.
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.
Lexile measures are integrated into the product and match reader ability and text difficulty, allowing individualized monitoring of student progress.
Among the unique features that enhance arts and humanities research include: