Brie specializes in literacy and evidence-based research strategies for science and medicine.

Brie has been working in academic, hospital and public libraries for over two decades. She is currently the research librarian for biology, and vision science and optometry at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

In 2009, Brie graduated with a MLIS degree from Western University that concentrated on evidence-based medicine informatics and literature, and information technologies. She then spent the next 11 years in clinical research at Western University and London Health Sciences Centre. In 2020, Brie returned with her family to her hometown in Waterloo Region to join the Davis Centre Library team at the University of Waterloo. 

Platform and database specializations

CINAHL® Ebsco; Cochrane® library; NCBI® databases including PubMed, MeSH, GenBank, dbVar, and dbGaP; Ovid MEDLINE® and Embase®; PsychInfo®; Scopus® and SciVal; Web of Science® and arXiv, bioRxiv, medRXiv preprints. 

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