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Finding Books in the Albertsons Library

Use the search box below to search for books in the library's catalog. The majority of Library's print books are shelved by subject, and books available to be checked out can be found on the 2nd to 4th floors of the library.  Each book has a call number with a Library of Congress Classification number.   Once you find a book in WorldCat, select the title to find the call number on the next page.  

Here is an example of a call number:  GN778.32.I5; S38 2011  

You can check out books at the service desk on the 1st floor of the Library using your Boise State ID card.

If you come across books that are not owned by Albertsons Library, you may see an orange box in the lower right of the book description for you to do an interlibrary loan (ILL) request to obtain the book from another library.  ILL requests for books take 1-2 weeks to arrive, and you must be a current Boise State student or employee to do the request.

Finding ebooks in the library: After running a search, limit your results to "eBook" using the options in the left-hand sidebar. For additional information about eBooks, see the eBooks guide.

Search for library materials in the search box below.


[Boise State University only catalog]

WorldCat searches for library materials (books, eBooks, DVDs, etc., including some articles) in Albertsons Library and beyond.

Google Books

Google Books offers complete full-text for a wide variety of older, out-of-copyright titles, as well as partial full-text (or "previews") for many current books.

To limit your search to full-text only, use the drop-down after you run a search to select "Full View Only."

Google Book Search