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Library Administration

The Albertsons Library Administration is comprised of the Dean, Associate Dean, Business Manager and two Administrative Assistants.  Administration leads the Library overall and includes oversight of finance, personnel, donor relations, and building operations.

  • Dean:  Serves as a member of the Provost’s Deans’ Council and the President’s Administrative Council; primary responsibility for campus, community and donor relations; oversees library budget; leadership for the library overall; Supervises Business Manager
  • Associate Dean:  Facilitates the development and implementation of the Library’s Strategic Plan; oversees library-wide projects; assists in the assessment of core library services; develops and revises library-wide policies and procedures; serves as the lead administrator in the Dean’s absence
  • The Business Manager: Serves as the Head of Finance and Business Operations; Library’s primary contact with other business units on campus; represents the Library on campus-wide committees; serves as Building Coordinator; supervises Administrative Assistants

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Tracy Bicknell-Holmes
Dean
University Library

Phone: (208) 426-1234
Email: tracybicknell-holmes@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 215B
SelectedWorks: Tracy Bicknell-Holmes
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Michelle Armstrong
Associate Dean
Head, Scholarly Communications and Data Management

Phone: (208) 426-2580
Email:michellearmstrong1@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 215D
SelectedWorks: Michelle Armstrong
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Jaque Johnson
Business Manager
Head, Finance and Business Operations

Phone: (208) 426-4321
Email:jjohnson@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 215C
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Keiko Knudson
Administrative Assistant 1

Phone: (208) 426-3883
Email: keikoknudson@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 215

Library Leadership

The Library Leadership Team is the principal advisory body to the Dean of Libraries.  It advises the Dean on the formulation and execution of Library-wide policy and is the primary policy making body of Albertsons Library.  The Team meets bi-weekly to discuss, develop, and review plans, projects, and issues relevant to the Library and its roles in the university and community, including but not limited to:

  • Creation and appointment of library-wide committees
  • Plans for implementation of Committee and Unit recommendations
  • Selection of priorities to be reflected in the Library’s budget
  • Proposal of library-wide program initiatives and policy changes
  • Recruitment and selection of Library Faculty (Librarians)

Composition:  The Team is comprised of the Dean, Associate Dean, Business Manager and the Library Unit Heads.


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Mary Aagard
Assistant Professor
Head, Access Services
Interim Head, Instruction and Research Services

Phone: (208) 426-4025
Email: maryaagard@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 104A
SelectedWorks: Mary C. Aagard
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Michelle Armstrong
Associate Dean
Head, Scholarly Communications and Data Management

Phone: (208) 426-2580
Email:michellearmstrong1@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 215D
SelectedWorks: Michelle Armstrong
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Bill English
Head, Library Computing and Information Systems

Phone: (208) 426-4023
Email:benglis@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 208A
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Cheri Folkner
Associate Professor
Head, Cataloging

Phone: (208) 426-1082
Email:cherifolkner@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 217J
SelectedWorks: Cheri Folkner
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Cheryl Oestreicher
Associate Professor
Head, Special Collections and Archives

Phone: (208) 426-3958
Email:cheryloestreicher@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 223A
SelectedWorks: Cheryl Oestreicher
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Nancy Rosenheim
Head, Acquisitions and Collections

Phone: (208) 426-1660
Email:nrosenhe@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 217D
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Amy Vecchione
Associate Professor
Head, Emerging Technologies and Experiential Learning

Phone: (208) 426-1625
Email:amyvecchione@boisestate.edu
Office: Albertsons Library, Room 212
SelectedWorks: Amy E. Vecchione