Library Directory

Margaret Henderson

Margaret Henderson (she/her/hers)

Health Sciences Librarian

ORCID iD
Academic Rank: Associate Librarian; Tenured
(619) 594-0996
margaret.henderson@sdsu.edu

Office: Library Addition 1101N
University Library,
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive,
San Diego, CA 92182-8050

Professional History
  • Health Sciences Librarian, 2017—Present
    Library & Information Access, San Diego State University
  • Director, Research Data Management, 2013—2017
    VCU Libraries, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Research and Education Librarian, 2007—2013
    Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Director/Web Developer/Consultant, 1992—2006
    Library & Archives, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Education
  • Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, 2016
  • Certificate in Biomedical Informatics, Oregon Health and Science University, 2012
  • MLIS, University of Western Ontario, 1986
Select Professional Activities
  • Henderson, M. (2022). Creating a more inclusive journal: the Journal of the Medical Library Association's evolving process for selecting editorial board members., Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA. 10.5195/jmla.2022.1430 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2020). Why You Need Soft and Non-Technical Skills for Successful Data Librarianship, Journal of eScience Librarianship. 10.7191/jeslib.2020.1183 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Lisa Federer, Erin Diane Foster, Ann Glusker, Margaret Henderson, Kevin Read & Shirley Zhao (2020). The Medical Library Association Data Services Competency: a framework for data science and open science skills development, Journal of the Medical Library Association. 10.5195/jmla.2020.909 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Ryan Connor, Rodney Brister, Jan Piotr Buchmann, Ward Deboutte, Rob Edwards, Joan Martí-Carreras, Mike Tisza, Vadim Zalunin, Juan Andrade-Martínez, Adrian Cantu, Michael D’Amour, Alexandre Efremov, Lydia Fleischmann, Laura Forero-Junco, Sanzhima Garmaeva, Melissa Giluso, Cody Glickman, Margaret Henderson, Ben Kellman, David Kristensen, Carl Leubsdorf, Kyle Levi, Shane Levi, Suman B. Pakala, Vikas Peddu, Alise Jany Ponsero, Eldred Ribeiro, Farrah Roy, Lindsay Rutter, Surya Saha, Migun Shakya, Ryan Shean, Matthew Miller, Benjamin Tully, Christopher J. R. Turkington, Ken Youens-Clark, Bert Vanmechelen & Ben Busby (2019). NCBI’s Virus Discovery Hackathon: Engaging Research Communities to Identify Cloud Infrastructure Requirements, Genes. 10.3390/genes10090714 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2018). Hackathon Support, Open Science Framework. 10.17605/osf.io/6gqe8 [OTHER]
  • Henderson, M. (2018). How are we Measuring Up? Evaluating Research Data Services in Academic Libraries. , Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2017). Collaborating to Increase the Evidence Base in Library and Information Practice, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. 10.18438/B8K951 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2017). Collaborating to Increase the Evidence Base in Library and Information Practice, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. 10.18438/b8k951 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2017). Dangerous Boobies: Breaking Up with My Time-Bomb Breasts, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2017). Hug Everyone You Know: A Year of Community, Courage, and Cancer, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2017). Living in the Anthropocene: Earth in the Age of Humans, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2017). Pretty Sick: The Beauty guide for Women, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2017). The Black Woman's Breast Cancer Survival Guide: Understanding and Healing in the Face of a Nationwide Crisis, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2017). The Breast Test Book: A Woman's Guide to Mammography and Beyond, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2017). The Cancer Whisperer: Finding Courage, Direction, and the Unlikely Gifts of Cancer, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2017). The End of Breast Cancer: A Virus and the Hope for a Vaccine, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2016). Data Management:A Practical Guide for Librarians, [BOOK]
  • Kimmel, April D, Martin, Erika G, Galadima, Hadiza, Bono, Rose S, Tehrani, Ali Bonakdar, Cyrus, John W, Henderson, Margaret, Freedberg, Kenneth A & Krist, Alexander H (2016). Clinical outcomes of HIV care delivery models in the US: a systematic review., AIDS care. 10.1080/09540121.2016.1178702 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Digital Science, Kristin A. Briney, Margaret Henderson & M. van Selm (2016). Webinar: Dealing with Data in a New Era of Research Data Management, Figshare. 10.6084/m9.figshare.3518474.v1 [OTHER]
  • Henderson, M. (2015). Collaborating to Improve Collaboration: Informationist Team Support for an Interdisciplinary Research Group., Figshare. 10.6084/m9.figshare.1480963 [DATA SET]
  • Henderson, Margaret E. & Knott, Teresa L. (2015). Starting a Research Data Management Program Based in a University Library, Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 10.1080/02763869.2015.986783 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2015). The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain., Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2014). Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2014). Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2014). Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep? A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2014). Making Space: How the Brain Knows Where Things Are, Library Journal [BOOK REVIEW]
  • Henderson, M. (2013). Facilitating Access to the Web of Data: A Guide for Librarians., Reference & User Services Quarterly [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2012). Advanced Textiles for Health and Well-Being., Library Journal [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Brady, Kimberly, Brown, Roy, Johnson, Emily, Jones, Shannon, Henderson, Margaret, Ladd, Dana, Lubker, Irene & McDaniel, Jennifer (2012). Profiles in Science for Science Librarians: John Bennett Fenn, Science & Technology Libraries. 10.1080/0194262X.2012.648085 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2011). Evolution's Witness: How Eyes Evolved, Library Journal [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2011). Infectious Behavior: Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia, and Depression, Library Journal [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2011). Regenerative medicine., The Medical Library Association's Master Guide to Authoritative Information Resources in Health Sciences [BOOK CHAPTER]
  • Henderson, M. (2011). Web-Based Instruction: A Guide for Libraries, 3rd edition, Reference & User Services Quarterly [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2010). Designer Genes: A New Era in the Evolution of Man., Library Journal [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2010). Genetic Twists of Fate, Library Journal [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Lubker, Irene M., Henderson, Margaret E., Canevari, Catharine S. & Wright, Barbara A. (2010). Refocusing Reference Services Outside the Library Building: One Library's Experience, Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 10.1080/02763869.2010.494478 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2010). The Language of Life: DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine, LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2009). Every Living Thing: Man's Obsessive Quest To Catalog Life, from Nanobacteria to New Monkeys, LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2009). How Women Got Their Curves and Other Just-So Stories: Evolutionary Enigmas., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2009). Naming Nature: The Clash Between Instinct and Science, LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2008). Mean and lowly things: Snakes, science, and survival in the congo, LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2007). Epic rivalry: The inside story of the soviet and American space race, Library Journal [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2007). Space race, LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2007). The wild trees: A story of passion and daring., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2006). It's a jungle up there: More tales from the treetops., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2004). The proteus effect: Stem cells and their promise for medicine., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2003). Nature via nurture: Genes, experience, and what makes us human., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2003). The X in sex: How the X chromosome controls our lives., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2003). The pathological protein: mad cow, chronic wasting, and other deadly prion diseases., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2002). The Delphic boat: What genomes tell us., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2002). The human genome., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2002). Vision and art: The biology of seeing., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2001). Ahead of the curve: David Baltimore's life in science., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2001). Captivating life: A naturalist in the age of genetics., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2001). The Tapir's morning bath: Mysteries of the tropical rain forest and the scientists who are trying to solve them., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2001). The dependent gene: The fallacy of nature vs. nurture., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2001). The story of taxol: Nature and politics in the pursuit of an anti-cancer drug., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2000). Blackhearts: Ecology in outback Australia., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2000). Cancer: The evolutionary legacy., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2000). In search of the golden frog., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2000). Parasite rex: Inside the bizarre world of nature's most dangerous creatures., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (2000). Patient number one., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (1999). A means to an end: The biological basis of aging and death., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (1999). French DNA: Trouble in purgatory., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (1999). Life in the treetops: Adventures of a woman in field biology., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (1999). The mammal in the mirror: Understanding our place in the animal world., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (1998). Frankenstein's footsteps: Science, genetics and popular culture., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (1998). Genetic maps and human imaginations: The limits of science in understanding who we are., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (1998). Unnatural selection: The promise and the power of human gene research., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
  • Henderson, M. (1998). Why geese don't get obese (and we do): How evolution's strategies for survival affect our everyday lives., LIBRARY JOURNAL [JOURNAL ARTICLE]