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Searching for Books using WorldCat

Some Info about Using WorldCat

When you are using the main search box on the Albertsons Library site, you are searching in WorldCat, a database of library catalogs from across the country. This means that you may come across books that are not owned by Boise State University Albertsons Library.

Books Tab
If you are searching for books, select the "Books" tab first and then type your search terms in the blank search box.

Special Borrowers

  • Albertsons Library welcomes community users and participates in the Idaho-wide LiLI Express program.
  • Idaho citizens 18 years or older may be eligible for a community borrower card by presenting a current Idaho driver’s license, state ID, or proof of Idaho residency.
    • With a card, the borrower may check out up to ten items at a time.
  • High school students have limited checkout privileges with the approval of their high school librarian. Consult your school librarian for details.
  • See more about visiting Albertsons Library.

You will be able to view ebooks in the Albertsons Library collection only if you have a Boise State login and password.

For more information, see this guide: Want to Download an eBook?

Video: How to Search for and Locate a Book in the Albertsons Library with the Online Catalog