Library Closed for Memorial Day

The Albertsons Library and the rest of the Boise State campus will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. However, our online resources are available 24/7.

Library hours are posted at http://library.boisestate.edu/calendar/main.php


Archivists Converge on Boise State for Annual Conference

Fifty archivists from the states of Idaho, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona will gather at Boise State University on Friday, May 20 for the annual meeting of the Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists.

Hosted this year by Albertsons Library Special Collections, the conference will explore current archival topics with the theme "Western Voices and Western Leadership: Archival Identity and Outreach in the Inter-Mountain West."

The conference begins with a reception and tour at the Basque Museum and Cultural Center Thursday evening. Barton Barbour, professor of history and author of a recent book on Western explorer Jedediah Smith, will be the luncheon speaker.


Welcome, Summer Students!

The Albertsons Library offers you a comfortable place to study and an array of resources to power up your research endeavors.

Here are some of the things we have for you at the library:
You can also follow us on Twitter, see our Facebook page, enjoy our pictures in Flickr, or view quick research tutorials in YouTube.

Let us know if there are other ways we can help you succeed here at Boise State University and beyond.


FOCUS issues 1986-2011 now available on Scholar Works

Issues of the university alumni magazine FOCUS are now available via ScholarWorks at the link below. The issues run from 1986 when FOCUS was first printed in magazine format through the current issue. Articles on university programs, faculty, students, and alumni are featured. The magazine is published 3-4 times a year.



Finals Week: Library Open 24 Hours

The Albertsons Library will be open 24 hours a day for Finals Week. During the late night hours, staff will be on hand to answer questions and check out first-floor reserve materials. Normally only the first floor is open 24 hours during Finals Week, but this semester will be even better: we will have the second floor open as well, which includes the library's computer classroom, L203, with its 30 additional computers.

For Finals Week (1st & 2nd floors only):
  • Sunday, May 8 open at 10:00 AM until Thursday, May 12 close at 7:00 PM
  • Friday, May 13, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturday, CLOSED
Free coffee and treats will be provided each night (while supplies last!) by the Associated Students of Boise State University (ASBSU). An officer from the Boise Police Department will be on duty in the library all night and can provide escort service as needed.

For a complete list of holiday hours, please refer to http://library.boisestate.edu/hours/. You can also access our online resources via the web or your mobile device.


Extended Hours at the Library

The Albertsons Library will be open extended hours during the last week of classes and open 24 hours a day for Finals Week.

During the last week of classes, May 2 to May 7 we will be open:
  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00 AM to 2:00 AM
  • Friday: 7:00 AM to 12:00 midnight
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM to 12:00 midnight
We will be open 24 hours starting at 10:00 AM on Sunday, May 8th. Our Calendar is available online at http://library.boisestate.edu/hours/.

Of course, our online resources are available 24/7 via the web or your mobile device.