May 2018 Scholarly Impact Report

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

Our institutional repository, eCollections @ FIU Law Library had 4070 full-text downloads and 16 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works to 1589. Florida International University College of Law scholarship was read by 477 institutions across 133 countries. Here are the details:

The most popular papers were:

Thomas E. Baker
The Impropriety of Expert Witness Testimony on the Law (112 downloads)
http://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/faculty_publications/180

Eden Sarid
Don’t Be a Drag, Just Be a Queen—How Drag Queens Protect their Intellectual Property without Law (91 downloads)
http://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/lawreview/vol10/iss1/11

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 (76 downloads)
http://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/faculty_publications/313

The most popular publications were:

Faculty Publications (1993 downloads)
http://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/faculty_publications

FIU Law Review (1380 downloads)
http://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/lawreview

Ceramic Wares (319 downloads)
http://ecollections.law.fiu.edu/spak-wedgwood-pottery

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 425 downloads and 4 papers added. Here are the most downloaded works for May 2018 in SSRN:

Abstract ID Title Authors Total Valid
3171563 Spanish Law and Its Expansion M. C. Mirow 62
3103017 ‘Nationwide’ Injunctions are Really ‘Universal’ Injunctions and They Are Never Appropriate Howard Wasserman 33
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 17

According to HeinOnline’s Author Profiles, our faculty authors have been cited 5381 times in legal scholarship.

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.