New, Updated Topics Added to SIRS CD-ROM and Online Databases

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SIRS Mandarin, Inc. has announced that a wide variety of new and updated topics have recently been added to SIRS Mandarin CD-ROM/online reference databases SIRS Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance, and SIRS Discoverer. Selected for their relevancy and quality, topic articles include news of interest as well as the most recent developments in social issues, government, science, culture, and the arts and humanities.

SIRS Researcher, a general-reference database for students and adults, has added a large selection of current and updated topics such as the 2000 Presidential Campaign, Microsoft Antitrust Case, Asia's Nuclear Safety, Kennewick Man, Urban Sprawl, World Population: 6 Billion, and Cyber Squatting. According to the company, the topics provide a wealth of full-text articles and graphics exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political, and global issues. Spanning a 10-year period, articles are selected from more than 1,500 domestic and international sources.

Census 2000, Alzheimer's Disease Research, Bald Eagle Recovery, Chandra X-Ray Observatory, Welfare Reform, and the Mars Polar Lander Mission are a few of the many new and updated topics included in SIRS Government Reporter. Users can explore the SIRS Government Reporter main database for full-text articles and graphics or search the additional content databases: U. …