Foster, Margaret individual record
Professor
Positions:
overview

Margaret Foster is a Professor at Texas A&M University and serves as the Systematic Review Coordinator at the Medical Sciences Library with a joint position at the School of Public Health. Her work with systematic reviews began more than a decade ago while completing her Masters of Public Health. In her current position, she provides consultations for researchers in medicine, public health, veterinary medicine, education, and other disciplines and has published articles applying or describing systematic review methods and evidence-based practices. In addition, she is the founder and convener of the Medical Library Association Systematic Review Special Interest Group and developed a popular continuing education course about systematic reviews which has trained over 3000 librarians.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles38
Books1
Chapters10
  • Foster, M. J. (2017). Collecting and Combining Study Data and Explaining the Findings. Foster, M. J., & Jewell, S. T. (Eds.), Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: A Guide for Librarians. (pp. 147-162). Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Jewel, S. T., Fowler, S., & Foster, M. J. (2017). Identifying the Studies, Part 2: Beyond Database Searching. Foster, M. J., & Jewell, S. T. (Eds.), Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: A Guide for Librarians. (pp. 85-98). Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Foster, M. J., Jewel, S. T., & Fowler, S. (2017). Identifying the Studies, Part 3: Case Studies. Foster, M. J., & Jewell, S. T. (Eds.), Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: A Guide for Librarians. (pp. 99-124). Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Foster, M. J., & Jewel, S. T. (2017). Introduction to Systematic Reviews. Foster, M. J., & Jewell, S. T. (Eds.), Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: A Guide for Librarians. (pp. 1-12). Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Foster, M. J., & Jewel, S. T. (2017). Planning the Review, Part 1: The Reference Interview. Foster, M. J., & Jewell, S. T. (Eds.), Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: A Guide for Librarians. (pp. 31-48). Rowman & Littlefield.
Conference Papers7
Institutional Repository Documents15
editor of
Books1
Email
margaretfoster@tamu.edu
First Name
Margaret
Last Name
Foster
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Medical Sciences Library; 4462 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4462
USA