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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

Tool Training Every Weekday

During the semester, Monday through Friday, 11am – 6pm, the MakerLab offers training on all of the tools available. When you enter the space, on the second floor of the library, look for someone in a grey apron. They are … (Read More) Tool Training Every Weekday

Edit Local: An Intersectional Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Did you know you can help to remedy the underrepresentation on Wikipedia of people of color, the LGBT+ community, refugees, or women? Come to Edit Local to learn how! On Tuesday, October 16, Albertsons Library will host an Edit-A-Thon (please … (Read More) Edit Local: An Intersectional Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Creative Technologies Exhibition Brings Engineering and Art Together From Across Campus and the Boise Community

Creative Technologies Exhibition Brings Engineering and Art Together From Across Campus and the Boise Community Albertsons Library is proud to host the Creative Technologies Exhibition (CTX). This event is for people of all ages interested in exploring and learning more … (Read More) Creative Technologies Exhibition Brings Engineering and Art Together From Across Campus and the Boise Community

Get Trained on a Desktop Milling Machine

Desktop Milling Machine: Nomad Carbide Anyone at Boise State can learn how to use a desktop milling machines. We host trainings every Friday at 10 a.m. from now until the end of the semester. RSVP for the training on the … (Read More) Get Trained on a Desktop Milling Machine

MakerLab Moves to 2nd Floor of the Library

Wondering where the 3D printers, umbrella lighting, and other MakerLab tools are? They’ve been relocated to the second floor, room L201A. This has allowed us to co-locate with other makerspace resources, and offer you better service! Need to get up … (Read More) MakerLab Moves to 2nd Floor of the Library

Finals Week Stress Relief Events in the Library

   Zine Making Tuesday, May 2, 2017 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Come one, come all to this free workshop hosted by the Gender Studies Program! Zines can contain rants, reviews, interviews, doodles, poems, photos, essays, sketches, short stories, illustrations, … (Read More) Finals Week Stress Relief Events in the Library

Free MakerLab Workshops at the Library

    We are excited to continue to offer MakerLab workshops in the library! Always FREE Only one hour Everyone is welcome, no experience necessary All materials provided Cell phone photography tips and tricks – Friday, 2/17, 2pmFind a thing, … (Read More) Free MakerLab Workshops at the Library

Knit for stress relief during finals week

Can knitting really relieve stress? Yes, it can! According to a study published in the February 2013 issue of The British Journal of Occupational Therapy, “The results [of the study] show a significant relationship between knitting frequency and feeling calm … (Read More) Knit for stress relief during finals week

Library faculty presented at Idaho Library Association annual conference

A number of Albertsons Library faculty members presented at this year’s Idaho Library Association Annual Conference, held in Idaho Falls. Amy Vecchione was passed the gavel from Kristi Haman and is now the President of the Idaho Library Association. She … (Read More) Library faculty presented at Idaho Library Association annual conference