Educators and Secondary Students: Check Out 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 is a new online portal that houses many of the digital resources provided by Iowa’s AEAs such as AEA Digital Library, Britannica School, Gale and MackinVIA. Students benefit from a one-stop shop for their research needs, and teachers can rest easy knowing their students are searching the quality, curated content they’ve come to know and trust. Check it out!

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Individual Digital Resources for Educators

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.

Academic One File logo

Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research

Academic Search Ultimate logo

Includes full-text academic journals

Book & Author Resources logo

Resources about children’s and young adult books

Defined Learning logo

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

Educator's Reference Complete logo

Gain insight on issues in administration, funding and policy. Best for educators, administrators and education students

Education Source logo

This is a large full-text research database designed for educators.

ERIC logo

Online library of education research, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Dept. of Education

Explora logo

Collection of professional journals

NoveList K-8 logo

Collection of information about authors and illustrators

NoveList Plus logo

Collection of information about authors and illustrators

TeachingBooks logo

Collection of one-of-a-kind interviews with authors and illustrators and book study guides