Get Money Smart!

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Participate in two financial literacy workshops, Dollar Decisions and Identity Theft, at Albertsons Library, April 9 and 10.  Boise State students, faculty, and staff, and community members are invited to attend!

Workshop information, registration, and numerous money planning resources are available on the Library's Money and Financial Literacy research guide

Albertsons Library is a Money Smart Week (April 5-12) partner, a financial literacy initiative of the American Library Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The goal of Money Smart Week is to help people manage their personal finances more successfully.  

Tell your friends, colleagues, and students!

Questions or comments?  Contact Margie Ruppel, Associate Professor & Librarian, (208) 426-1323, margieruppel@boisestate.edu.


Library hours during Spring Break

The Albertsons Library will be open limited hours during Spring Break holiday:
  • Sunday, March 23: CLOSED
  • Monday, March 24 through Thursday, March 27: 8:00 am to 6 pm
  • Friday, March 28: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 29: CLOSED
Regular semester hours resume Sunday, March 30 when we will open at 10:00 am. Library hours are posted at http://library.boisestate.edu/about/hours.php

If the sun doesn't shine that week you can always stream movies, download an eBook, or get caught up on your research via the library's growing list of databases. Enjoy the break!


ProQuest Statistical Insight

Need Statistics? Try the revamped ProQuest Statistical Insight. Whether you are in need of federal, state, business or international statistics, ProQuest Statistical Insight may have what you need.  With its robust search engine, you can easily find statistics on topics such as consumer electronics, market data, housing, identify theft, and more. 

You can access ProQuest Statistical Insight from the Library’s databases list. Additional federal government statistics can be found in the Statistical Abstract of the United States.

Elaine Watson & Memo Cordova,
Reference Librarians


Special Collections and Archives for the people!

We’ve been lucky to have a few recent opportunities to share our collections with fellow Boise State employees as well as local community members:

A selection of our Basque materials were on display at an event hosted by the Cenarrusa Foundation for Basque Culture in the Capitol building: 

Three kindergarten students from Vista Montessori School visited with their teacher to study current and historic maps of Idaho and Boise:

As part of the “Places You’ve Never Been” series hosted by the Boise State Professional Staff Association, approximately 30 staff members were given a behind-the-scenes tour of the Archives and viewed some of our favorite items from the collection. (Did you know there's a piece of the original blue turf in the Archives??):

Let us know if you and your pals want to visit and check out some of our Boise State and local historic treasures. We’re on the 2nd floor of the Albertsons library and we’re open Monday thru Friday from 9 to 5—except Wednesdays when we’re open until 8pm!

Gwyn Hervochon,
Special Collections and Archives