New Online Databases

Heartland AEA has purchased some outstanding online databases for students and educators. They can be searched individually or through federated searching (think Google) at Use the online database username/password assigned to your school.

Learn360 Video Streaming, K-12
Thousands of videos and video clips are available through this new database. Some of the major content is from PBS, National Geographic, Slim Goodbody, Standard Deviants, Sunburst Visual Media, etc. Learn360 supplements the other streaming video service, DE Streaming.

iCLIPART for Schools
This online database replaces It includes excellent photos, sounds, fonts, videos, and web graphics and animations.

NoveList K-8 Plus
This is a readers advisory tool for the library or classroom.

DE Science K-8
This new database includes virtual labs, simulations, reading passages, real-time assessment components, and more. It is organized around an inquiry framework in physical, earth and space, and life sciences. It’s integrated into DE Streaming for elementary and middle/junior high schools, or search it separately.

New World Book Online Databases, K-12
Eight new databases are now available for beginning researchers in third grade, high school researchers, and researchers reading below grade level. A variety of content and search interfaces help make each student successful while differentiating instruction. Includes text-to-speech, videos, interactive activities, etc. New Spanish and French encyclopedias are also available.

World Book Digital Libraries, 6-12
Living Green, Early Peoples, and Inventions & Discoveries are unique libraries that include videos and animations, read-aloud capabilities, text translation into 13 languages, interactive activities, curriculum correlations, and web links.

World Book Kids, K-6
Includes simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, and activities.

World Book Student, 6-12
Includes all the encyclopedia articles plus a Biography Center and a How To Do Research section.

World Book Advanced, 9-12
This version integrates primary and secondary source databases in a single search. It includes Pathfinders for research, Timeline Builder, multimedia, and e-books.

World Book Discoverer, 6-12
This version was developed for students (and adults) reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties. It includes articles, text-to-speech, multimedia, interactive video, timeline, etc.

EBSCO HS and AP Databases, 9-12
Seven new databases have been added this year for high school students. Use the online databases username/password assigned to your school.

Advanced Placement Source

History Reference Source

Science Reference Center

Literary Reference Center

Newspaper Source Plus

Points of View Reference Center

NoveList Plus