Articles by: Ashley Garcia

FIU Libraries partners with the community to share local history

FIU Libraries partners with the community to share local history

Most people recognize that libraries, with their books, computers, and databases, are repositories of knowledge. But libraries also play an […]

FIU Libraries take food pantry donations as fee payment

FIU Libraries take food pantry donations as fee payment

It’s happened to everyone – it’s the end of the semester, you’re cleaning out your room, and you suddenly stumble […]

FIU joins effort to raise Florida presence in national online library

FIU joins effort to raise Florida presence in national online library

Cultural, historical and educational institutions throughout South and Central Florida can now share their digitized holdings with people across the […]

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Language Day 2016

Language learning made fun at FIU

Why study a foreign language? Because it can lead to a great job. Zue Lopez Diaz is a junior studying […]

Student access to The New York Times has gone digital

Student access to The New York Times has gone digital

You might have noticed that The New York Times (NYT) paper racks have been empty this semester. That’s because the […]

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Partnering with ALA to bring relief to the Caribbean through libraries

Everyone knows that libraries are centers for learning. But after a disaster, libraries often take on an even more crucial […]

Aerial View of North Miami, Greater North Miami Historical Society

Digital Collections breathes new life into old history

Everyone knows “a picture is worth a thousand words.” But some pictures need a little help in getting those thousand […]

Travel grants offer scholars chance to explore Cuban culture

Travel grants offer scholars chance to explore Cuban culture

For more than 10 years, FIU Libraries, the Cuban Research Institute (CRI), and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center have offered […]

Green Library installs turnstiles

Green Library installs turnstiles

Located in the center of Modesto A. Maidique Campus, the Green Library sees about 9,000 visitors a day. Every FIU student has […]

Love story comes full circle in Green Library

Love story comes full circle in Green Library

Most graduates get flowers or a nice dinner to mark the occasion. But Craig Del Mundo had something even more […]

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New sea level rise resource demonstrates capabilities of Digital Scholars Lab

New sea level rise resource demonstrates capabilities of Digital Scholars Lab

As technology advances, research methodologies in the sciences, social sciences and the humanities are also shifting. A new resource at […]

FIU Libraries increasing access by digitizing content

FIU Libraries increasing access by digitizing content

Whether it’s a professor posting course readings online, or searching JSTOR for the right article for your paper, more and […]

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Libraries extend hours for last two weeks of semester

Libraries extend hours for last two weeks of semester

What do FIU students need to succeed during finals week? Three things come to mind: a semester’s worth of good […]

A business magnate’s obsession with the book that gave us Shakespeare

A business magnate’s obsession with the book that gave us Shakespeare

Folger Shakespeare Library’s national traveling exhibition First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, currently being presented at the Patricia & Phillip […]

1917 Edison recording of the "Himno Nacional Cubano"

Libraries awarded GRAMMY grant to preserve Latin culture

If CDs and audiotapes are practically extinct, what happens to even older forms of music storage? At FIU, they’re preserved for […]