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Laura Soito

Assistant Professor

Acquisitions & eResources Coordinator

Technical Services

Contact Information

  • Zimmerman Library B80
  • (505) 277-4760


Curriculum Vitae

Laura Soito is an Assistant 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 Physical Sciences Librarian. She 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

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. 4, 670-680. 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.

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