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Russell Gonzalez, S., Buhler, A., Bennett, D., Cataldo, T., Howell, M., Johnson, M., Kisling, V., Leonard, M., Lindell, A., Minson, V., Richmond, C., & Royster, M. 2013. 3D Printing and Scanning at the UF Libraries University of Florida. Technology Fee proposal. Available at:

Russell Gonzalez, Sara, and Denise Beaubien Bennett. More than just Yoda: The role of 3D printing in the research and teaching mission of the library.  Presented at the Association for College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Science & Technology Section (STS) Poster Program at the American Library Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, June 2014.  View online at

Russell Gonzalez, Sara, and Bennett, Denise Beaubien. “Planning and Implementing a 3D Printing Service in an Academic Library.”  Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship 78 (Fall 2014). Free online at:

Russell Gonzalez, Sara, and Denise Beaubien Bennett.  3D Printing.  Presented at: Makerspaces in Florida Academic Libraries, Florida Virtual Campus “Talking Tech” webcast, November 19, 2014.

Russell Gonzalez, Sara, and Denise Beaubien Bennett.  3D Printing @ Your Library.  Hands-on workshops presented at Texas Library Association Annual Conference, April 2015, Austin TX. View slides at

Buhler, Amy G.; Russell Gonzalez, Sara; Bennett, Denise Beaubien, and Winick, Erin. “3D Printing for Middle-School Outreach: A collaboration between the science library and the Society of Women Engineers.” Paper presented at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 17, 2015, and published in the Proceedings at

Russell Gonzalez, Sara, and Bennett, Denise Beaubien. 3D Printing: A Practical Guide for Librarians.  Rowman & Littlefield, March 2016. Available from Rowman & Littlefield or via Amazon.

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