6th-8th Grades

Ready to Explore?

Students, educators and parents have access to the following digital resources 24/7/365. Explore ebooks, streaming video, encyclopedia, reference materials and more!

New for Secondary Students: AEA Scout!

Graphic of a computer with a magnifying glassIowa’s AEAs are changing the way students and educators find high-quality digital information. Enter AEA Scout: One login. One search. One interface.

AEA Scout               AEA Scout Help Page

Individual Digital Resources

Most resources will require a school building username/password.

Add an exclamation point (!) at the end of your school password when you log in to the EBSCO resources.

AEA Digital Library logo

Collection of streaming video for PK-3 literature

American History in Video logo

Collection of videos and newsreels including transcripts

Bookflix logo

Read aloud ebooks — watch the video of the book or read it

Britannica logo

Encyclopedia for beginning research

Children's Books & Authors logo

Connections to favorite children’s books

ClipArt logo

Collection of photos, clip art, fonts and animations

CultureGrams logo

Learn about people, places and cultures around the world

Defined Learning logo

K-12 project-based learning solution. Email the library or a science, math or tech consultant for a teacher access code.

Discovery Science logo

Collection of Discovery Education videos, activities and games

Explora logo

Collection of magazines and newspapers

FreedomFlix logo

Collection of videos paired with ebooks telling about topics in history

Gale in Context Middle School logo

Collection of magazines and newspapers

Gale Resources logo

Collection of journals, newspapers and reference materials

Learn360 logo

Collection of video clips, images, audio files, newsreels and speeches

MackinVIA logo

Collection of ebooks and digital audiobooks

NetTrekker logo

Now available via AEA Scout!

Find, organize and share thousands of vetted, standards-aligned resources

NewspaperSourcePlus logo

Collection of full-text newspaper articles

NoveList K-8 logo

Collection of information about authors and illustrators

NoveList Plus logo

Collection of information about authors and illustrators

Pebble Go logo

Collection of articles, ready-made activities and literacy supports designed for K-3 students

Pebble Go Next logo

Collection of hundreds of articles designed for 3-5 students about American Indian history, biographies, science, social studies and U.S. states

Points of View Reference Center logo

Collection of full-text essays that present multiple sides of a current issue

ScienceFlix logo

Collection of books, experiments and video clips related to science

Sirs logo

Collection of full-text primary sources on current social issues representing various viewpoints

Soundzabound logo

Collection of royalty-free music

Tales 2 Go logo

Collection of thousands of audiobooks

TrueFlix logo

Pairs fictional video with related non-fiction ebooks about history and science-related topics