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FIU Law Library is pleased to report the following scholarly impact achievements made by FIU Law in February 2018.

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library had 4266 full-text downloads and 14 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works to 1456. Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 525 institutions across 115 countries. Here are the details:

The most popular papers were:
 Eloisa Rodriguez-Dod
Ashes to Ashes: Comparative Law Regarding Survivors’ Disputes Concerning Cremation and Cremated Remains (148 downloads)
Thomas E. Baker
The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (140 downloads)
Marc-Tizoc González
Cluster II: Tracing the Critical Education Tradition in LatCrit Theory, Praxis & Community (123 downloads)
The most popular publications were:
Faculty Publications (1977 downloads)
FIU Law Review (1567 downloads)
Civil Codes (1800-1923) (99 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 College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series achieved 368 downloads and 1 papers added. Here are the most downloaded works for February 2018 in SSRN:

Abstract IDTitleAuthorsTotal Valid
2960192Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School’s Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of DeclineLouis N. Schulze30
Universal, Not Nationwide, and Never Appropriate: On the Scope of Injunctions in Constitutional Litigation
Howard Wasserman
2277204Book Review, Alejandro Guzmán-Brito, Codificación Del Derecho Civil E Interpretación De Las Leyes: Las Normas Sobre Interpretación De Las Leyes En Los Principales Códigos Civiles Europeo-Occidentales Y Americanos Emitidos Hasta Fines Del Siglo XixM. C. Mirow16

According to HeinOnline’s Author Profiles, our faculty authors have been cited 5103 times in legal scholarship.
Congratulations to all authors and FIU Law!

This report is produced by FIU Law Library’s Digital Initiatives Center. The Digital Initiatives Center digitizes, uploads and disseminates the scholarship of FIU Law through our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library, the FIU College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series in SSRN, Selected Works from bepress, and HeinOnline’s Author Profiles.