Idaho Mining @thelibrary

The library has compiled a list of books related to mining in Idaho, inspired by Gregg Olsen's book The Deep Dark. This is the second in the First-Year Read program after Mountains Beyond Mountains.

Check out the list at the "Mining in Idaho: A Sampling of Sources at Albertsons Library" page at http://libraries.boisestate.edu/DeepDark/index.htm.


Love baseball? Check out these hitters!

Albertsons Library has a sampling of recent titles on baseball from a variety of perpectives. For additional information on other topics you can:


ARTstor News

Images from “Eyes of the Nation: A Visual History of the United States”
ARTstor is pleased to announce that 2,000 images from the Library of Congress “Eyes of the Nation” collection are now available through the ARTstor Digital Library. This collection provides a pictorial overview of American history and includes prints, posters, maps, manuscript pages, photographs, design, movie stills, and cartoons.

Additional images added to the Islamic Art and Architecture collection
We have released approximately 1,600 additional images to the Islamic Art and Architecture collection. This latest release focuses on Ottoman architecture in Turkey and brings the total number of images in this collection to over 10,000.

Additional images from the Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives
ARTstor has released approximately 1,400 additional images from the Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives. These high quality images, scanned from large format color transparencies, focus on key European artists and collections from major European museums outside Italy. Find these and other updates at the ARTstor news web site.

To access ARTstor and over 150 databases, visit us @thelibrary, or go to the Library's Find Articles link.


JSTORArts and Boise State University Libraries

Boise State University Libraries is the newest participant in the JSTORArts & Sciences V Collection. The Arts & Sciences V Collection will comprise a minimum of 120 titles when it is completed in 2009. (Currently only nine titles are available.)

Building on disciplines introduced in previous collections, Arts & Sciences V will include a number of important literary reviews and state historical journals. It will also widen the scope of core disciplines in the arts and humanities, such as philosophy, history, classics, religion, art and art history, and language and literature.

As a reminder, title, detailed, and delimited lists of all JSTOR collections are available on the "About JSTOR" pages at:


Go ahead, ask!

Ever had to do a research paper in the wee hours of the morning? Have a question but there's no one around to help you? Then check out our online chat reference service, answerxpress.com .

AnswerXpress is an online service available 24/7, staffed by helpful library folk willing and able to answer questions or help with your research via chat.

Besides reference services via phone (426-3301), e-mail, or in person, answerXpress is another convenient way to have your reference questions answered quickly and online.


Library Closed on July 4th

Boise State University--and its libraries--will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, for Independence Day.