Ms. Armstrong is the Scholarly Communications and Data Management librarian for
Albertsons Library. She oversees the development of Boise State University’s ScholarWorks
services and assists in the development of the library's data management resources.
Additionally, she serves as the Library Liaison for the Graduate College and Department
of Mathematics. Ms. Armstrong earned her Master of Library Science from the University of
North Texas and her Bachelor of Science in Special Education from Oklahoma State
University. Before coming to Boise State, she coordinated the “Victims of Crime with
Disabilities Resource Guide” grant project for the University of Wyoming. Among other
positions, she has worked as a special education teacher and Coordinator of Information
Services for the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities. 

Articles & Conference Proceedings


"I Cannot Tell What the Dickens His Name Is": Name Disambiguation in Institutional Repositories (with Lizzy A. Walker), Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (2014)

INTRODUCTION Authors who publish under more than one form of their name, multiple authors with...


A Post iPad World: Developing and Encouraging Mobile Technology Skills for Library Staff (with Mary Aagard and Peggy Cooper), Strategic Libary (2014)

In 2006, professors at the Department of Information Studies at the University of Tampere in...



Institutional Repository Management Models That Support Faculty Research Dissemination, OCLC Systems & Services (2014)

Purpose – Research dissemination is a core mission for all universities. As a result, libraries...



iPads for All: Experiencing the Unexpected (with Mary Aagard, Peggy Cooper, and Rita Nuxoll), College & Research Libraries News (2013)

Libraries have become iPad enthusiasts on a global scale. Koç University Library, Istanbul, Turkey1; Briar...



SIAM eBooks, The Charleston Advisor (2013)

The SIAM eBook Program provides access to a core collection of applied mathematics titles through...



Setting Up Your Game Plan: Strategies for Content Acquisition and Growth (with Todd Bruns and Isaac Gilman), Digital Commons Events (2015)

Michelle, Todd, and Isaac kicked off the event by discussing the following topics:

  • Developing...


Get Your Creative Commons Juices Flowing (with Amber Sherman), Amber Sherman (2015)

Let’s be honest. It’s really cool when people like your work and want to use...



Responding to Grant Funder Policies on Research Dissemination (with Amber Sherman), Amber Sherman (2015)

The White House directive on Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research...



Stats for Tenure - Using Publication Data to Support Your Tenure Application (with Amy Vecchione), Center for Teaching and Learning, Boise State University (2014)

Finding evidence that documents the impact and value of your scholarship can be challenging. No...


Experiencing “iPads for All”: Results from a Library-Wide Mobile Technology Program (with Peggy Cooper), 2013 Charleston Conference (2013)

Libraries have become iPad enthusiasts on a global scale. Librarians use the mobile device in...




Boise State Data Management Needs Report (with Megan Davis and Margie Ruppel), Data Management Services (2015)

To ensure compliance and to achieve greater value for the research sponsored by the University...



Sudden Death Over Time [Book Review] (2013)

John Rember’s collection of short stories in Sudden Death, Over Time are both familiar and...



Violence and Crimes Against People with Disabilities Bibliography (2008)

In the early 1990's, Dr. Dick Sobsey, a leading expert on victims with disabilities, published...



Women First: Breast Health for Women with Developmental Disabilities (with Kristen Arbuckle and Josef Buchanan) (2004)

Women First: Breast Health for Women with Developmental Disabilities handbook was created with funding from...