Sara Gonzalez

Sara Gonzalez is a science librarian at the Marston Science Library at the University of Florida. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in Seismology, and a Master’s in Library and Information Science from Florida State University. A former geophysicist, her research interests include emerging technologies in libraries and the intersection between making and scientific literacy. She directs the UF Libraries’ 3D printing service and recently co-authored 3D Printing: A Practical Guide for Librarians (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016). Outside of the library, her hobbies are reading and knitting handspun yarn, and she is trying to figure out how to combine 3D printing with the fiber arts.

Recent Posts

E-Sewing Tips Learned the Hard Way

A recent study by Microsoft shows that girls' interest in STEM increases at age 11 but starts to wane around age 15. I and other librarians at the Marston Science Library (University of Florida) were ... Continue reading