SPECIAL COLLECTIONS The Special Collections Department aquires, preserves and provides access to unique primary source materials (rare books, manuscripts, archives, artifacts and media) pertaining to the geographic, national and cultural regions of Latin America, the Caribbean, Miami and Florida which span disciplines from the sciences to the humanities.
UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES The University Archives serves as the depository of the official records relating to the founding, development of and future plans for Florida International University. Before visiting us, please look through our Planning a Visit page for information about research and our policies and procedures. If you have questions, want to schedule a class or conduct research please contact us.
DIGITAL COLLECTIONS Special Collections' and University Archives provides digital access to documents, photographs, maps, videos, music, artwork and rare books focusing on the history, literature, culture, architecture and arts of the countries of the Caribbean basin and the Florida International University community.