Amanda Foster

Amanda Foster
Teaching Librarian
Research & Instruction

Amanda Foster is an Instruction Librarian at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University. She serves as an instructor for the library’s introductory information literacy course, LIB 100: Accessing Information in the 21st Century. Amanda graduated from Kansas State University in 2009 with a BA in English. She received a master’s degree in library science from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2012.


  • Foster, Amanda, Fyn, Amy, Heady, Christina, & Hosier, Allison. (2017, February). Charting a New Course for Credit-Bearing Information Literacy Courses in Higher Education. ACRL e-Learning Webcast, Online. #
  • Foster, Amanda. (2016, May). Creating Learner Personas for the Library Classroom. The Innovative Library Classroom Conference, Radford, VA.
  • Foster, Amanda. (2016, May). Incorporating Editing Wikipedia in Humanities Courses. THATCamp, Winston-Salem, NC.
  • Denlinger, Kyle, & Foster, Amanda. (2016, May). You Can Go Your Own Way: Rethinking Credit-Bearing Courses in Light of the Framework. LOEX, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Foster, Amanda. (2016, March). Researching Reynolda: Teaming Up with a Campus Institution to Teach Students Research. LAUNC-CH Conference, Chapel Hill, NC.

Note: Above is a selection of Amanda’s professional activity.

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