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AEA Digital Resources

Iowa’s AEAs provide Iowa students and educators with no-cost access to 16 high-quality, vetted digital resources. The resources are available any time, anywhere!


New in 2019-2020: AEA Scout!AEA Scout is here!Iowa’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.

And a really awesome feature: it was created with input from Iowa students! Learn more…

 AEA Scout


Access to each digital resource is still available using your school’s specific username and password. Contact your teacher librarian for your school’s specific username and password.

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Independent survey results show that local schools count on Iowa’s AEAs for excellence in special education; educational services; and instruction, media, and technology.