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Albertsons Library selected as host site for traveling exhibition “Americans and the Holocaust”

Albertsons Library was selected as one of 50 libraries to host Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. The national tour will travel from 2020 to 2022, and the exhibit … (Read More) Albertsons Library selected as host site for traveling exhibition “Americans and the Holocaust”

Albertsons Library is Collecting Books for Operation Wish Book

Operation Wish Book is a non-profit organization started over 20 years ago by retired teachers who wanted to place new books in the hands of children who do not own books. The books are collected in the month of November … (Read More) Albertsons Library is Collecting Books for Operation Wish Book

Albertsons Library Exhibit on Basque Publishing

A new exhibit on the first floor of Albertsons Library features Basque scholarly and popular works published by students and faculty at Boise State, and by authors worldwide. The exhibit was inspired by the book, Lekuak: The Basque Places of … (Read More) Albertsons Library Exhibit on Basque Publishing

Open Access Week: Library Catalog Options

For Open Access Week, we revisit the Albertsons Library’s new, updated “WorldCat Discovery” catalog, which offers an improved interface experience with an option to filter by openly available content from the Advanced Search option or from the search results page: … (Read More) Open Access Week: Library Catalog Options

Remember the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression

Access Services has put together a display at the Circulation desk to remember the 1930s Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. It is an understatement to say this was a terrible time in the United States. Many suffered and lost … (Read More) Remember the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression

The Fantastic Find It Game is Back!

In coordination with the Campus Read, the “Find It” game is back at the Library. This semester the pillow pictured above is hidden inside the library. If you find the pillow, bring it to the Circulation Desk. You will receive a … (Read More) The Fantastic Find It Game is Back!

Design Your Own 3D Print Map

Amy Vecchione, Head of Emerging Technologies & Experiential Learning and Associate Professor will lead a session at the Albertsons Library’s MakerLab on how to design and create a topo map of a geographic region of your choosing. Attendees will learn … (Read More) Design Your Own 3D Print Map

Special Collections and Archives: Two New Exhibits at Albertsons Library

Special Collections and Archives is pleased to announce the opening of two new exhibits at Albertsons Library: “Happy 50th Anniversary to the Honors College,” and “Bronco Sports: A Tradition Since 1932.” “Happy 50th Anniversary to the Honors College,” showcases student … (Read More) Special Collections and Archives: Two New Exhibits at Albertsons Library

WorldCat Discovery: Open Access search

The Albertsons Library upgraded its catalog to WorldCat Discovery. Library users will benefit from an improved interface with new features that allow for ease of use when navigating between one result and the full results listing and quick, responsive searches … (Read More) WorldCat Discovery: Open Access search

September is National Potato Month

Audrey Williams of Access Services has created a display of books and materials to celebrate National Potato Month: on growing potatoes, cooking potatoes, and the individuals who helped put Idaho Potatoes on the map and more. Plus the library has … (Read More) September is National Potato Month