SIRS Researcher

SIRS Issues Researcher

SIRS is a subscription database that requires a login and includes full text articles (1989-) on social issues
from over 1500 newspapers, magazines, journals, and government documents.
It also includes maps of the world, pro/con viewpoint essays, and research topics ideas.

Click here to begin your search


SIRS provides individual articles in addition to collections of articles on special topics they call "Leading Issues".

These issues are organized in several ways, see below. 


Leading Issues collections offer background information on the topic and an essential question with a yes and no answer

Each answer is supported with three articles and a video clip. 

Below the Leading Issues collection are additional aticles which can be sorted and narrowed. 


These articles can also be printed, emailed, shared and translated. 


 You can also downlaod an audio version, read a summary and view the citation.


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Currently registered students, faculty and staff may access databases and their library account 24/7.
See this page for more information.

Sign In to our new OneSearch interface to

  • view/renew your loans,
  • requests, favorites, search history, 
  • and access e-resources 24/7

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Password: Citrus email password (CcMMDDYYYY unless you have changed it)

SIRS Video Tutorial

Other Databases

The links listed below are EBSCO databases. See Database Password link above for login info. 

Hayden Memorial Library at Citrus College │ 1000 West Foothill Blvd. Glendora, CA 91741-1899 │ (626) 963-0323 │ A to Z Index Student Account Issues

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