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Global & Sociocultural Studies

Research guide for Anthropology, Sociology, and Geography.


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) includes the FIU Maps & Imagery User Services Department. Many of the maps you find in the online catalog will be housed here. You can also get help with the GIS software they have available.

If you are going to use Google, use Google Scholar!  Learn how to set up your Library Links with Google Scholar below. 

Google Scholar Search


Set up Google links to FindIt@FIU  to link to full text faster

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the Burger menutop left of the screen.
  3. Click Settings settings cog 
  4. Select Library Links.  Search for Florida International University. 
  5. Check the FIU boxes.
  6. Click Save.
  7. When you search Google Scholar, you will see FIND IT @FIU.  Click it to find the full-text.