NEW DATABASE: Social Work Abstracts

Social Work Abstracts is now available in a new interface through EBSCOhost.
Links in the subject pages as well as the A-Z list have been updated.

"Social Work Abstracts offers extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1977. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the database provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems. "

It can be accessed here:

TRIAL: "The Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850"

We have a trial for "The Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850" from Gale.
" ... provides digital facsimile images on every page of 61,000 works of literature on economic and business published from 1450 through 1850. Full-text searching on more than 12 million pages
provides researchers unparalleled access to this vast collection of material on commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, trade and transport."

The trial runs for 60 days (12/08)

UPDATE: phone line now back up, business as usual

Green Library (UP) Ref. Desk Main Phone Line Down
The Green Library Reference Desk main phone (305-348-2454) is not working. Telecommunications is aware of the problem, however, it may take up to 24 hours to repair.

Please call the alternate number, 305-348-1239, if you need to contact the
desk, or refer to the IM Chat or Ask-a-Librarian services:

FIU Library Map and Imagery User Service (MIUS)
MIUS is an extension of the Library GIS-RS Center... the Center provides the FIU teaching and research community with both digital and printed collections of maps and imageries; facilitates the access, visualization, and output of government and other non-profit organization produced digital scanned maps and geo-spatial data; provides a technology platform to utilize cartographic materials in the digital age; and works with faculty and instructors to integrate geospatial and statistical data into relevant classes and coursework.


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