FIU Law Library’s Digital Initiatives Center is pleased to report the following scholarly impact achievements made by FIU Law in September 2019.

Digital Commons Network Impact

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library and had 4591 full-text downloads and 12 new submission was posted, bringing the total works to 1975Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 550 institutions across 122 countries. Here are the details:

The most popular papers were:

 

Thomas E. Baker

The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (218 downloads)

https://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/faculty_publications/180/

A Compendium of Clever and Amusing Law Review Writings — An Idiosyncratic Bibliography of Miscellany with In Kind Annotations Intended as a Humorous Diversion for the Gentle Reader (128 downloads)

https://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/faculty_publications/6/

 

Dennis A. Kerbel

Zoning and the Complicated Reliance on Restrictive Covenants (95 downloads)

https://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/lawreview/vol12/iss2/5/

 

Scott F. Norberg

Contract Claims and the Willful and Malicious Injury Exception to the Discharge in Bankruptcy (85 downloads)

https://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/faculty_publications/374/

 

The most popular publications were:

 

Faculty Publications (2047 downloads)

http://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/faculty_publications

FIU Law Review (1593 downloads)

http://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/lawreview

Caribbean Law and Jurisprudence (109 downloads)

https://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/caribbean/

 

SelectedWorks Suite of profile pages and Expert Gallery Impact

FIU College of Law scholarship had 4271 full-text downloads through our SelectedWorks Suite3 new submission were posted, bringing the total works to 795463 institutions read it across 112 countries. Here are the details:

The most popular papers were:

 

Howard M Wasserman

Moral Panics and Body Cameras – 562 downloads

https://works.bepress.com/howard_wasserman/63/

 

Thomas E. Baker

The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law – 218 downloads

https://works.bepress.com/thomas-baker/49/

A Compendium of Clever and Amusing Law Review Writings — An Idiosyncratic Bibliography of Miscellany with In Kind Annotations Intended as a Humorous Diversion for the Gentle Reader – 128 downloads

https://works.bepress.com/thomas-baker/1/

 

Jerry W. Markham

Manipulation of Commodity Futures Prices-The Unprosecutable Crime – 126 downloads

https://works.bepress.com/jerry_markham/5/

 

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Impact

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. Currently, 4731 subscribers receive our works through our FIU College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series. This month 143 visits to our Series enabled the Series to achieve 335 downloads; additionally, the law library uploaded faculty works to the Series. Here are the most downloaded works for September 2019 in SSRN:

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 – 84 downloads

Abstract ID 2960192

Antony Page & Robert A. Katz

The Truth about Ben and Jerry’s – 14 downloads

Abstract ID 2291615

Hannibal Travis

Common Law and Statutory Remedies for Insider Trading in Cryptocurrencies – 8 downloads

Abstract ID 3409518

Charles Chernor Jalloh

Universal Criminal Jurisdiction – 8 downloads

Abstract ID 3231970

 

HeinOnline Author Profiles and ScholarCheck Impact

Hein Scholar Check statistics for Hein Author Profiles for FIU Law reveal that FIU Law authors have been cited

256 times in cases, and

6625 times in articles, for a total of

6881 citations.