Christine Foster

Professional Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the coordination of policies, service standards, and procedures to ensure consistent delivery of service and to foster cooperation and collaboration among all library staff. 
  • Effectively deliver reference service in support of the Medical Sciences Library Service model by providing broad based reference support to the Client Services Desk staff and specialized service to library users.


  • MLS, Indiana University, 1980
  • BA, University of Indianapolis, 1973


  • Member, Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)
  • Medical Library Association (MLA)
  • South Central Chapter / Medical Library Association (SCC/MLA) 

Research Interests

  • All aspects of reference service
  • Operation of a combined service desk

Selected Papers

  • McKay, B., Foster C. and Bedard M.  What Users Want:  Totally E Document Delivery.  Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery and Electronic Reserves, vol. 17 no. 3, (November 3, 2007) 49-56.
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