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EDIS FAQs & Help

Publishing on EDIS

How do I publish something I've written on EDIS?
What is a Digital Library Number (DLN)?
What is an IFAS Publication Number (IPN)?
Which elements of a custom PDF are required?
Who do I contact for editorial assistance?
How should a document be noted when the original author has left the faculty?
How do I add my EDIS publications to EndNote Web?

Using the EDIS Website

What does "EDIS" mean?
I keep getting errors, why isn't anything available?
What are the two numbers I see listed in the search results (e.g., PP225/CG086)?
Will you link to my website?
An article I found on your website is perfect for a project I'm doing. May I use it?
How do I cite a publication on EDIS?
I'm having difficulty printing a pdf I downloaded from the EDIS Website.
What are keywords?
What is an author keyword?
What is a title keyword?
What is a department?
I'd like to report a problem with a specific publication.

Editorial Contacts

The table below lists the EDIS editorial staff and the departments for which they are responsible.

Susan Gildersleeve
(352) 294-3318
skgilder@ufl.edu
(bio)

Entomology and Nematology
Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Food and Resource Economics
School of Forest Resources and Conservation
School of Natural Resources and Environment
Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Sea Grant

Neal Hammons
(352) 294-3305
nhammons@ufl.edu
(bio)

Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Agronomy
Animal Sciences
Family, Youth, and Community Sciences
Microbiology and Cell Science
Soil and Water Science
Veterinary Medicine
4-H Youth Development

Jim Bassett
(352) 294-3307
jbassett@ufl.edu
(bio)

Agricultural Education and Communication
Environmental Horticulture
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Herbarium
Horticultural Sciences
Plant Pathology
Pesticide Information Office

Production Team

The table below lists the EDIS production staff and their roles.

Diana Hagan
(352) 294-3315
dihagan@ufl.edu
(bio)
Coordinator of Computer Applications (EDIS Librarian). Responsible for the organization and management of the EDIS website, EDIS Update mailing list and RSS feed, and production workflows. Coordinates notifications for 3-year review of EDIS publications.
Melanie Mercer
352/392-2411 x295
melaniem@ufl.edu
(bio)
Office Manager. Administers print services.
Wesley Croom
352/392-2411 x308
wdcr@ufl.edu
(bio)
Inputter(IT Intermediate). One of centralized team of inputters. Provides graphic design and user support for inputting documents into EDIS Authoring Tool. Backs up Melanie in approving minor revisions.
Hope Crawford
(352) 294-3320
deloris@ufl.edu
(bio)
Inputter (Graphic Designer). Works half-time as part of EDIS production team. Coordinates EDIS production workflow. Approves minor revisions of existing documents.
Vacant
(352) 294-3316
Proofreader. (half time)

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