SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer
SIRS Discoverer

What is 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, science, social studies, history, health and technology.

Access provided courtesy of the California State Library.

How do I Get Started?

  1. Have your library card ready (Don't have one? No problem! Check out our eCard registration page).

  2. Click on the GO button above.

  3. Log in with your library card and PIN if asked.


  • Animal Facts to support the common animal report assignment.

  • Article Text to Speech, including MP3 downloading.

  • Citation Generator.

  • Integration with Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive and Google Classroom.

  • Language Translation.

  • Country Facts & Maps.

  • Educators’ Resources.

  • Over 500 DRM-free Nonfiction digitized books.

  • Controversial Issues feature for middle school projects.

  • Responsive design, optimized for viewing on mobile devices.

  • Curated Biography Pages.

  • Standards Correlations tool for state, national and international curriculum standards.

Available For Use On

Any computer or device with a browser and internet access. There is currently no app for this product.

Need Help?

Contact us by email, phone or in person at any library branch.