IOWA AEA ONLINE is a virtual library that provides no-cost access to 16 high-quality, web-based resources for accredited public and non-public PreK-12 schools. Students and staff have access at school and at home. Iowa AEA Online is funded and supported by Iowa’s Area Education Agencies. Resource links have been provided below (students must have the login and password from their teacher).
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. Access with your 14 digit library card number.
Access and download audio books and ebooks. Access with your 14 digit library card number.
Gale Online Resources assist with academic research, business analysis, homework help, personal enrichment, health inquiries, and much more. Gale’s digital offerings include everything from databases and reference materials to magazines and newspapers Access with your 14 digit library card number.
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos. Over 3,000,000 reference entries from all the major academic subject areas serve as a great starting point for research. Tons of images, audio files, videos, and full text articles on any topic you can think of, all with full citations. Access with your 14 digit library card number.
A database full of information about numerous countries around the globe. This is a free Federal government resource.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. The collection includes fiction, non-fiction, and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games. Access with your 14 digit library card number.