Laura Soito

Associate Professor

Interim Collections Director

Technical Services

Contact Information

  • Parish Memorial Library 210
  • (505) 277-4760


Curriculum Vitae

Laura Soito is an Associate Professor in the University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences, where she serves as the Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator and LIBROS Consortium Coordinator. Professor Soito holds a MLIS from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a BS in Botany and Physical Science from Northern Arizona University. Previously, she worked at the University of California, Davis and Wake Forest School of Medicine.

Selected publications

Beene, S.,Soito, L., & Kohl. L. (2020). Exhibition catalogs unbound: Overcoming challenges through new models of engagement. Art Documentation. 39(1), 24-43. DOI: 10.1086/709449

Soito, L. & Kostelecky, S.R. (2019, May 1). No results found: A review of biographical information about award-winning children’s book authors in subscription and free resources. In the Library with the Lead Pipe. http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2019/no-results-found/

Jankowski, A., Schultz, A., & Soito, L. (2018). Motley crew: collaboration across an academic library to revive an orphaned collection. Library Resources & Technical Services. 62(3), 114-126. DOI: 10.5860/lrts.62n3.114

Hwang, L.J., Fish, A., Soito, L., Smith, M., & Kellogg, L.H. (2017). Software and the scientist: Coding and citation practices in geodynamics. Earth and Space Sciences. Accepted. DOI: 10.1002/2016EA000225

Soito, L. (2017). Freeing knowledge: Approaches to foster collaboration between academic libraries and the Wikipedia community. Collaborative Librarianship. 9(1), Article 8. http://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol9/iss1/8

Soito, L. & Hwang, L.J. (2016). Citations for software: providing identification, access, and recognition for research software. International Journal of Digital Curation, 11(2), 48-63. DOI: 10.2218/ijdc.v11i2.390

Soito, L., Williamson, C., Knutson, S.T., Fetrow, J.S., Poole, L.B., & Nelson, K.J. (2011). PREX: PeroxiRedoxin classification indEX, a database of subfamily assignments across the diverse peroxiredoxin family. Nucleic Acids Research, 39(Database issue), D332-7. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkq1060