Rebecca Brown, MLS, AHIP, CPACC

Training Development Manager, NTO

Rebecca develops, consults, supports and conducts national training on resources from the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Rebecca has been with NNLM since 2007 and spent the first 10 years traveling across the United States teaching PubMed. Rebecca is a senior member of the Medical Library Association’s Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP). Rebecca is also Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC).

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
How PubMed Works On-Demand How PubMed Works On-Demand is made up of 4 independent modules. Each module is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

The is a self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7.
How PubMed Works: MeSH This 90 MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) class explores the vocabulary underlying the functionality of the PubMed database.
Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Changes and PubMed Searching – On Demand Every year, the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) are updated. How does this affect your PubMed searches? What happens when a term gets changed, added, removed or moved to a different part of the MeSH hierarchy? How do you accommodate vocabulary changes over time in your comprehensive searches? How do you check your saved searches and alerts? This course, intended for expert searchers, shows you how with brief demos and interactive exercises.
National Training Office: NNLM Day at MLA 2022 Meet the NNLM Training Office (NTO) during NNLM Day at MLA 2022! At this session, we will highlight our activities in the first year of the program. Additionally, we will share upcoming activities and programs NNLM members can look forward to in the coming year.

The online event is free and available to all.

Is there a topic you'd like us to address? Send us an email in advance.
PubMed Essentials On-Demand If you’re new to PubMed or just want a refresher, this online class is designed for you. The class is made up of 10 short units that include videos, exercises and quizzes. The class gives you the chance to explore PubMed at your own pace with guided tours and exercises. This class takes about 1 hour to complete.

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