Michelle Mary Brewer
Librarian/Manager of Market Intelligence
Wolters Kluwer Health/Learning Research & Practice
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Michelle Brewer, BA, with certification as a Teacher and School Librarian for the state of N.J. She is the Manager of Market Intelligence for Wolters Kluwer Health, Learning Research & Practice (LRP) since 2010. In this role she provides market intelligence, research, analysis and expert searching in support of the company’s software, solutions and scholarly publishing, including Ovid and Lippincott. As a subject matter expert, she works in a market research team that supports executive strategy, publishing, platforms, content, marketplace and new product development. In addition to her analyst role, she also created and manages a market insights newsletter and a SharePoint knowledge management portal for LRP. She is a health sciences librarian, and prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, was the director of a healthcare association library for 31 years with industry expertise in healthcare delivery, health services research, clinical resources and evidence-based medicine. She directed the library’s research services, association's archive, copyright, publications, software training and websites. She founded and directed a multi-state library consortium, licensing $1 million from major publishers. She has delivered presentations, courses, authored published articles, grey literature and developed and awarded state and federal grants. She has been elected and appointed to library leadership positions, boards and advisory groups on the local, state and national level. And she is the recipient of several awards including a “Wolters Kluwer’s Market Insights Award” and the “HSLANJ NJ Health Sciences Librarian of the Year.” She authored a handbook for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that received a Medical Library Association’s publication award, and her article in the Internet Reference Services Quarterly, is widely cited: "It Wasn't Raining When Noah Built the Ark: Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Medical Librarians Post September 11."
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6389-1304. Prior to her library position, Michelle was a Teacher in the Weehawkin school system, N.J.