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Open Education Week: Discovery and Campus Partners

During Open Education Week (#OEWeek) we celebrate Open Educational Resources (OER) and the many ways they can enrich your teaching and collaboration: “Open Education combines the traditions of knowledge sharing and creation with 21st century technology to create a vast … (Read More) Open Education Week: Discovery and Campus Partners

Build an OER in Under an Hour

Open Education Week 2020 (#OEWeek) is March 2-6, to “raise awareness and showcase impact of open education on teaching and learning worldwide.” Open Educational Resources (OER) are increasingly adopted across educational institutions to provide students with accurate, affordable, and inclusive course … (Read More) Build an OER in Under an Hour

Please welcome our newest librarians!

The Albertsons Library welcomes new library faculty to Boise State: Hi Boise State! My name is Rebeca Peacock and I’m an instructional design and assistant professor here at Albertsons Library. I moved here 2.5 years ago from East Lansing, MI. … (Read More) Please welcome our newest librarians!

The fabulous “Find It” game is back!

In coordination with the Campus Read, the “Find It” game is back at the Library. This semester a pillow is hidden inside the library. If you find the pillow, bring it to the Circulation Desk and be entered for a … (Read More) The fabulous “Find It” game is back!

The Jo Anne Russell Papers

Good news! The Jo Anne Russell Papers have been processed and are now available to researchers at Albertsons Library. The collection, which consists of twenty-one boxes, contains the fascinating research of Jo Anne Russell, a student at Boise State during … (Read More) The Jo Anne Russell Papers

Data Visualization Workshops at the Library

The Albertsons Library Research Data Management Group present the following Data Visualization Workshops in February. The workshops take place on the second floor of the library at 11:00 AM and are free and open to the Boise State community: Presenting … (Read More) Data Visualization Workshops at the Library

“Wacky, Wondrous, and Wild” Exhibit at Special Collections

What does a donkey pinata, a fly-fishing rod, and three ERA pot-holders have in common? They’re all part of the new library exhibit “Wacky, Wondrous, and Wild: Curious Treasures in the Archives.” Come by and take a look and learn … (Read More) “Wacky, Wondrous, and Wild” Exhibit at Special Collections

Vardis Fisher on Boise

Rediscovered Books will soon release Vardis Fisher’s Boise, a never-before-published manuscript by Idaho novelist Vardis Fisher. Written in 1938 for the Federal Writers’ Project, Fisher never found a sponsor for this guidebook to Boise, so it sat forgotten in the Library of Congress for 80 years. Through his research on … (Read More) Vardis Fisher on Boise

New Library Exhibit: An Eye for Injustice: Robert C. Sims and Minidoka

When Dr. Robert C. Sims arrived at Boise State University in 1970 to teach history, he was among those young historians who expanded the kinds of questions asked of the past. Sims observed that, while many of the histories about the … (Read More) New Library Exhibit: An Eye for Injustice: Robert C. Sims and Minidoka

McCain Room closed for lighting upgrade

The McCain Room will be closed Monday 1/27/2020 through Friday 1/31/2020 to upgrade the room’s lighting to more energy efficient LEDs. If you need any books from the MCCain room please contact Access Services to retrieve the item. The McCain Room … (Read More) McCain Room closed for lighting upgrade