[library-media] (Fwd) SIRS Spotlights of the Month

Paula J Zsiray paula.zsiray@cache.k12.ut.us
Tue, 5 Mar 2002 08:32:33 -0700


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From:           	"Linda Manis" <lindam@sirs.com>


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SIRS SPOTLIGHTS OF THE MONTH - March 2002
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SIRS RESEARCHER
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National Women's History Month is a time to reflect upon the changing role
of women in society and female accomplishments that have helped shape the
world. SIRS RESEARCHER SPOTLIGHT OF THE MONTH recognizes the achievements
and contributions of women throughout history; article titles include "Women
Face Down Fear," "What Happened to the Women's Movement," "Bridging the
 Gap," "It's Inevitable: Women Will Be Ordained," and "Women and Power."

SIRS RENAISSANCE
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The international, historical and progressive contributions and achievements
of women in myriad aspects of art, dance, television, film, literature,
theater, architecture, music, theology, philosophy and culture are
celebrated in the SIRS RENAISSANCE SPOTLIGHT OF THE MONTH, "Women's History
Month." Significant ideological landmarks and discoveries in women's
collective and individual works in the arts and humanities are highlighted.
Featured articles include "Virtue & Beauty: The Renaissance Image of the
Ideal Woman," "Rewriting Women and Rock," "Islamic Feminism," "Laura Ingalls
Wilder: Her Real Life on the Prairie," "Lilith: Seductress, Heroine or
Murderer?," "First Ladies: Early Women Filmmakers, 1915-1925" and "Geisha:
The True Story."

SIRS DISCOVERER
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Women have long played a vital role in American history. Despite the
obstacles encountered in a society once hostile to equal rights, women have
overcome hardships and have gone on to make lasting contributions in fields
ranging from sports and science to history and social reform. National Women
's History Month is the focus of the SIRS DISCOVERER SPOTLIGHT OF THE MONTH.
"Women in the Ancient Olympics," "From Straw Hats to High Tech-Women
Inventors," "Women in the Civil War," "Celebrating the Right to Vote,"
"Female Explorer Harriet Chalmers Adams" and "Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845):
Timeless Reformer" are some of the many full-text articles found in the SIRS
Discoverer Spotlight database.

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SPOTLIGHT OF THE MONTH topics are selected mainly from CHASE'S CALENDAR OF
EVENTS. Articles are also accessible within the main database and remain in
the SIRS SPOTLIGHT OF THE MONTH ARCHIVE for one year. For more information
about SPOTLIGHT OF THE MONTH on SIRS RESEARCHER, SIRS RENAISSANCE or SIRS
DISCOVERER, call 1-800-232-7477 or visit www.sirs.com.



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