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Suzanne Stapleton, Agricultural Sciences & Digital Scholarship Librarian

This guide provides basic information about the services I provide, the subject areas and programs I work with, as well as information about my education, background, and research interests.


What Can I Do For You?

As your Liaison Librarian, I can:

  • Meet with you in person, by phone or video, or through e-mail to discuss any of your research information needs or answer your questions about library resources and services
  • Provide training to students, faculty, & staff on effective literature searches, citation management (with programs such as EndNote), scholarly publishing, tools to show research impact, and other research support services
  • Teach sessions customized to your class or lab. Popular topics are: library orientations, how to find relevant literature, and tips for avoiding plagiarism
  • Present at department meetings, seminars, journal clubs, or student organizations
  • Contribute to rigorous literature searches for faculty & staff
  • Accept your recommendations for expanding the Marston Science Library collection

Feel free to email me to see what I can do for you and your research, teaching, and extension.

About Suzanne


M. S. in Horticulture - Cornell University

B.A. in Latin American Studies - Carleton College


I am an information professional committed to ensuring free access to scientific knowledge for the public good. My areas of specialization as a science librarian are strengthened and informed by my professional background in cooperative extension and scholarly publishing. I provide expertise in agricultural research support, digital publishing, and digitization of historic print materials.  I have research interests in digital literacy skills and the role of academic libraries in scholarly publishing.

Link to My Website

Library Research Guide (LibGuides)

Contributions to our Digital Collections

Part of my Digital Scholarship is to make historic agricultural materials freely available through the University of Florida Digital Collections, UFDC.  Below is a selection of the items added to UFDC as a result of my work.  Let me know if you have suggestions of other treasures to add!

New Resource: Naval Stores Review and Journal of Trade (1901-1933 so far)

These are a few of the many items in the Florida Historical Agriculture & Rural Life collection.




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