Looking for some cool art? Then check out our Library Faculty/Staff Art Exhibit, currently on display in the ASK! Center of the Hubert Library at BBC. From photography to quilt-making, our staff is full of creative individuals!
May's a busy time for our Government Resources and Information Department (GRID)! Check out the day of commemorations, months of honor, and current exhibits for federal, state, UN, EU depositories and local collections.
National Park Service
Library summer hours are in effect! The summer schedule runs from May 16th to August 5th. Visit our Hours page for the full schedule.
Remember, you can also get current hours sent to your phone! Just text HOURS to (305) 240-6585.
For years, Vicki Silvera, head of the Special Collections Department, has organized toy drives for underserved children in the Little Haiti neighborhood of Miami during the holiday season. On Friday, May 13th, she was recognized for her efforts with a proclamation from City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado.
Pat Santangelo from the Mayor's Office presented Vicki with the certificate, citing "appreciation for her hard work and dedication to the community and to FIU." Congratulations Vicki!
Need to de-stress during finals? Our Cataloging Department has hundreds of book covers that are just waiting to be up-cycled! Stop by GL220 on May 4th from 11:30 to 2:30pm to pick up some book covers and get crafty! Will you make wrapping paper? Envelopes? Unique art? It's up to you! Need inspiration? Check out our crafty instructions here: book_cover_craft_instructions.pdf.
Commemorate the 400th anniversary of the deaths of Shakespeare and Cervantes at 3 p..m. TODAY at the Coral Gables Museum! "Shakespeare and Cervantes: Timeless Commentators on the Human Condition" is a program devoted to exploring these two literary giants of the Renaissance.
As the university moves towards more online course offerings, the FIU Libraries are offering more and more digital content! Check out the FIU Libraries Digital Activities Annual Report for 2014-2015. The report includes updates on digital library growth, collection performance, and the expansion of partnerships with both internal and external entities. Did you know that the collection had a 21% growth in access? Digital Collections is ready to serve the needs of University students, faculty, and staff!
Today is the annual FIU Book Author Recognition Reception! Congratulations to all of our faculty and adjuncts who have published a book in the last year. Stop by our new books display and pick up their work!