Data Management Workshop

Mark your calendars! The Libraries will host a "Data Management Workshop" on Wednesday, February 8th from 2:00 to 3:15pm n GL 280 and online at (

This workshop will introduce students to important issues in data management including development of a data management plan; strategies for organizing data; documentation and metadata; privacy rights and accessibility of data; and archiving and preservation of data.

Call for Applications for Diaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants

Every year, the Cuban Research Institute (CRI), the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and Florida International University Libraries offer the Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants to study the special collections related to Cuba and Cuban Americans. These awards are offered in honor of Cristóbal Díaz-Ayala, the prominent music collector and independent scholar who donated his Cuban and Latin American Popular Music Collection to FIU in 2001.

Writing Center Tutors Available in Library During Extended Schedule

Are you finishing a paper at the end of the semester and want some feedback? The FIU Center for Excellence in Writing will have writing tutors available on the second floor of the MMC library the next two weekends.

Please drop by, no appointment needed. Tutors will help attendees on a first-come, first-served basis. You may have a quick question you want to ask, or you may have a draft you want to share with a tutor. Whatever it is, you can get help!

Extended Hours For the Last Two Weeks of the Fall Semester to Begin Soon!

Extended hours are nearly upon us once more! Extended hours begin on November 27, when Green Library will open on Sunday at 10:00am and close on Friday, December 3 at midnight.  This schedule will repeat the following week, Sunday, December 5 to Friday, December 9. Hubert Library’s extended hours during that period will be Sundays through Thursdays, when they will remain open until 3:00am, and midnight on Fridays.

For a detailed breakdown of the schedule, visit

Affordability Counts Day Workshop

Faculty members, learn how to lower the cost of course materials! Join the Affordability Counts Day Workshop on Oct. 27th, 2-4pm in GL 220. you will:

  • Discover what open education resources are
  • Meet with a librarian who will help find resources for your course
  • Understand the impact open access materials have on students
  • Learn about the Affordability Counts initiative and how to apply.

It's Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week 2016 began yesterday, September 25th! Help celebrate freedom of expression, open access to information, and your right to read. There will be a drop-in Banned Books Read-Out at the Hubert Library on Wednesday, September 28th from 10 to 2pm. Displays are up at both the Green and Hubert Libraries, so make sure to stop by!