eBook Format

New and noteworthy titles from AERA are available for purchase for single users in the easy-to-use online eBook format at ebooks.aera.net. Discounts are available for AERA members; discounts codes, which can be copied and pasted into the ebooks.aera.net site, are listed in the "My AERA" member portal visible after logging into your account at www.aera.net.

Institutional Access

For institutional eBook access, please visit the AERA eBook store. To order multiple Online eBooks, update the quantity, then complete the checkout process. A list of authorization codes will be emailed to you after you complete the checkout process, which you can then distribute to your patrons. Please send your patrons the following email template which includes instructions on how to access the Online eBook.

1. Copy the authorization code.

2. Visit the AERA eBook store via https://ebooks.aera.net.

3. On the bottom left side you will see the title “Authorization Codes”.

4. Paste your code and press submit. The eBook will automatically be added to your cart.

5. During checkout you will be prompted to fill out billing information. This is necessary to automatically create an account for you to access the Online eBook.

6. Now you can read the Online eBook from your My eLibrary.

*Important Information for Purchasing the Print/eBook Bundle:

Print only and print/eBook bundle orders are fulfilled through the AERA Bookstore (eBook only orders can be placed at ebooks.aera.net). After a bundle is purchased, you will receive an email from AERA that includes a link to the eBook sales platform and a coupon for free access. Emails will be sent within 24 hours of receipt during AERA’s business hours (the AERA office is closed on federal holidays).  

Featured eBooks


Improving Research-Based Knowledge of College Promise Programs (2020)

Condition or Process? Researching Race in Education

Citizenship Education and Global Migration: Implications for Theory, Research, and Teaching (2017)
Comparing Ethnographies: Local Studies of Education Across the Americas (2017)

  Handbook of Research on Teaching, Fifth Edition (2016)

*individual chapter sales available
  Thinking and Acting Systemically: Improving School Districts Under Pressure (2016)

*individual chapter sales available

The Standards for Educational & Psychological Testing 
(2014 edition) 
are now open access.

Click here to access downloadable files.

The Estándares para Pruebas Educativas y Psicológicas
(2014 edition, Spanish translation) ​are now open access.

Click here to access downloadable files.

Interest in Mathematics and Science Learning (2015)

*individual chapter sales available
LGBTQ Issues in Education: Advancing a Research Agenda (2015)

*individual chapter sales available

Socializing Intelligence Through Academic Talk and Dialogue (2015)

*individual chapter sales available
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