March 2018 Scholarly Impact Report

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

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library had, last month, 5715 full-text downloads and 93 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works to 1555. Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 539 institutions across 132 countries. Here are the details:

The most popular papers were:

Marc-Tizoc González
Cluster II: Tracing the Critical Education Tradition in LatCrit Theory, Praxis & Community (167 downloads)

Thomas E. Baker
The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (163 downloads)
Ediberto Román

Who Exactly Is Living La Vida Loca: The Legal and Political Consequences of Latino-Latina Ethnic and Racial Stereotypes in Film and Other Media (123 downloads)

The most popular publications were:

Faculty Publications (3216 downloads)

FIU Law Review (1682 downloads)

Civil Codes (1800-1923) (101 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 359 downloads and 1 papers added. Here are the most downloaded works for March 2018 in SSRN:

Abstract ID Title Authors Total Valid


Léon Duguit M. C. Mirow 31


Universal, Not Nationwide, and Never Appropriate: On the Scope of Injunctions in Constitutional Litigation


Howard Wasserman


2960192 Using Science to Build Better Learners: One School’s Successful Efforts to Raise Its Bar Passage Rates in an Era of Decline Louis N. Schulze 13

According to HeinOnline’s Author Profiles, our faculty authors have been cited 5023 times in legal scholarship.

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.