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The Digital Initiatives Center at FIU Law Library is pleased to report the following scholarly impact achievements made by FIU Law in August 2018.

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library had 2858 full-text downloads and 31 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works to 1680. Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 371 institutions across 105 countries. Here are the details:

The most popular papers were:  Thomas E. Baker The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (148 downloads) Jessica Owley Taking the Public out of Public Lands: Shifts in Coal-Extraction Policies in the Trump Administration (61 downloads) Código Civil de la República de Guatemala, 1877 (60 downloads) The most popular publications were: Faculty Publications (1436 downloads) FIU Law Review (1064 downloads) Civil Codes (1800-1923) (95 downloads)

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 339 downloads and 2 papers added. Here are the most downloaded works for August 2018 in SSRN:

Charles Chernor Jalloh Universal Criminal Jurisdiction – 59 downloads Abstract ID 3231970

Louis N. Schulze Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School’s Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of Decline – 57 downloads Abstract ID 2960192

Howard Wasserman ‘Nationwide’ Injunctions are Really ‘Universal’ Injunctions and They Are Never Appropriate – 10 downloads Abstract ID 3103017

Congratulations to 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.

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