January 28, 2022

Profile: Meet Rebecca Stanger, Journal Publisher Liaison at the National Library of Medicine (NLM)

From NLM in Focus:

“I love NLM!” said an unabashed Rebecca Stanger.

The NLM journal publisher liaison, who began her career as a MEDLINE indexer in 1991, said she was hired because she has a science background and speaks several languages. “If you have a basic understanding of science and how to read it, you can learn to master different subject areas,” Stanger said.


n time, Stanger became an NLM index section supervisor, training new indexers and learning about journal policy matters. In December of 2012, she took on her current position, reaching out to the worldwide journal publisher community. She is seeing MEDLINE keep up with new and expanding biomedical fields and also with publishing practices over time.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.