FIU Law Library is pleased to report the following scholarly impact achievements for FIU Law for August 2017.

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library had 4807 full-text downloads and 30 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works to 1164. FIU Law scholarship was read by 403 institutions across 109 countries. Here are the details:

The most popular papers were:

Thomas E. Baker, The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (145 downloads)

Cyra Akila Choudhury(Mis)Appropriated Liberty: Identity, Gender Justice and Muslim Personal Law Reform in India (76 downloads)

Howard M. WassermanCivil Rights Plaintiffs and John Doe Defendants: A Study in § 1983 Procedure (63 downloads)

The most popular series were: 
FIU Law Review (1945 downloads)

Faculty Publications (1878 downloads)
Civil Codes (1800-1923) (376 downloads)

Finally, as part of the dual upload and scholarly impact process utilized by FIU Law Library’s Digital Initiatives Center, we are also increasing our scholarly impact in SSRN. Works in our FIU Law Legal Studies Paper Series achieved 374 downloads and 2 papers were added. Here are the most downloaded works for August 2017 in SSRN:

Abstract IDTitleAuthorsTotal
2998306The Case for an ABA Accreditation Standard on Employment OutcomesScott F. Norberg78
2960192Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School’s Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of DeclineLouis N. Schulze39
3024127The Supreme Court, Florida Land Claims, and Spanish Colonial LawM. C. Mirow18

Congratulations to FIU Law on its excellent scholarly impact!