Amy Vecchione is a Digital Access Librarian/Associate Professor at Albertsons
Library, Boise State University. Her research interests are in the adopting and creating
of innovative tools for libraries. She is a liaison to the Department of Chemistry &



UX, It’s Not a New State in the Union: User Experience Explained!, The Idaho Librarian (2014)

Using user experience (UX) methodologies, libraries can improve their web site by identifying the tasks...



Channeling Passions: Developing a Successful Social Media Strategy (with Elizabeth Ramsey), Journal of Library Innovation (2014)

Libraries often struggle with developing a consistent message that communicates their relevance and value to...



How to Pack a Room: 3D Printing at Albertsons Library (with Deana Brown), The Idaho Librarian (2014)

Libraries have a history of helping their communities create, whether it’s writing a paper or...



Notable and Notorious Idaho Women: An Annotated Bibliography, The Idaho Librarian (2013)

In the early days of Idaho’s penitentiary there was a common belief that women could...



Reference is Neither Here Nor There: A Snapshot of SMS Reference Services (with Margie Ruppel), The Reference Librarian (2012)

This article presents results from an anonymous, non-scientific, Web-based poll that aimed to learn more...


Contributions to Books

Using Blogs to Market Library Services and Resources (with Carrie Moore, Julia Stringfellow, and Memo Cordova), Marketing with Social Media: A LITA Guide (2014)


Collaborate To Succeed: Implementing New Reference Services with SPLAT (with Memo Cordova), Leading the Reference Renaissance: Today's Ideas for Tomorrow's Cutting-Edge Services (2012)

Libraries face shrinking budgets and increased user demands, yet library users expect librarians to provide...




Speed Tinkering with the Albertsons Library (with Deana Brown), Digital Ecosystems Conference (2015)

Speed dating with technology provides the hands-on experience you’re looking for! In this session, you...


The Role of Libraries in Innovation, Idaho Library Association Annual Conference (2015)

Attendees will join the presenters on a tour of innovation labs, makerspaces, and hackerspaces from...



Thinking like Your Users – Using Data and Personas to Improve Services at Your Library (with Deana Brown), Idaho Library Association Annual Conference (2015)

Do you ever get the feeling a service your library offers could be improved? Do...



Library Website Review (with Beth Allen, Deana Brown, and Amanda Baschnagel), Library Events (2015)


Library of the Future (with Deana Brown), Treefort Music Fest 2015 - Hackfort (The Owyhee Plaza) (2015)

Amy Vecchione, Deana Brown, and students from Boise State's Albertsons Library offer a glimpse of...




Idaho, First Chair Lift Ornament (with Deana Brown and Leslie Madsen-Brooks), Boise State Maker Projects (2015)

Albertsons Library at Boise State University (ID) is supporting a maker movement on campus. We...



Corralling Digital Collections From Across the Region: A Survey of Digital Collections in the Pacific Northwest (with Rick Stoddart and Erin Passehl), Pacific Northwest Library Association (2009)

Digital collections exist at all types of institutions throughout the Northwest. Wrangling these online resources...




Overview of eBooks, Albertsons Library YouTube Site (2012)

Learn about the different ways you can access free eBooks provided by Albertsons Library.



Chronicle of Higher Education iPad App, Albertsons Library YouTube Site (2012)


Find eReserves, Albertsons Library YouTube (2011)

This tutorial was designed for a mobile game at Albertsons Library called the Research Race.



Finding Articles Using the Mobile Site at Albertsons Library, Albertsons Library YouTube (2011)

Learn how to find articles using the mobile site: ! It's easy to use,...



Citing Sources in MLA: Part 4 Citing Websites (with Terry Madden and Ellie Dworak), Albertsons Library YouTube (2010)

Learn how to locate the information needed in order to cite a website, and also...