First Issue of the FIU Libraries' Digital Initiative Newsletter Now Available

The first issue of Digital Initiatives, the newsletter of FIU Libraries’ Digital Collections and Institutional Repository (IR) is now available.  This biannual newsletter will serve as a resource for FIU students and faculty to keep up-­‐to-­‐date with the latest projects, collections, and services available from the FIU Digital Collections Center.   

Access issue no. 1 here

NEW RESOURCE: ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States

We now have access to the Statistical Abstract of the United States, via ProQuest.

"The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient (portal) for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web."

NEW RESOURCE: Gale's Student Resources In Context

We now have access to Student Resources In Context, from Gale. 

"This database provides holistic topic perspectives by integrating a multitude of content, including reference articles, periodical and newspaper articles, primary sources, multimedia records (including charts, graphs, maps and tables), and video and audio content from NBC, NPR and many other respected sources."

Access this new resource from our A-Z Resources page.   

NEW DATABASE: Academic Search Complete

We now have access to Academic Search Complete from EBSCOhost!

"This database provides complete coverage with multidisciplinary, full-text academic journals.  The capacity of content within this resource fully supports scholarly research in the key areas of academic study by providing peer-reviewed journals, full-text periodicals, reports, books, and much more.  Over 13,600 indexed and abstracted journals; PDF content dating back as far as 1887."

Access this new resource from our A-Z Resources page.  

NEW DATABASE: Short Story Index

We now have access to Short Story Index online. 

 Short Story Index is a detailed index of more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies.  It contains the fulltext for nearly 5,000 stories dating back to 1984.

Content is searchable by author, title, subject, keyword, date, literary technique and source, or by any combination of terms—making it easy for you to find only the relevant search results you need. Subject access—including theme, locale, narrative technique or device—helps narrow your search even further. 

NEW DATABASE: Communications & Mass Media Complete

We now have access to Communications & Mass Media Complete, from EBSCO.

"This resource incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline."