Sometimes reading the assignment, listening in class, and reviewing your notes isn't quite enough. Commercial study aids explain legal concepts and important facts and ideas in different and helpful ways. They also have tools to help you make sure you really understand the information.
The Library has an extensive collection of print study aids available for use in the law library, as well as electronic study aids through West Study Aids.
Print study aids are held in Closed Reserve, so check them out from the Circulation Desk. Like all Closed Reserve materials, these study aids can be checked out for 4 hours at a time (2 hours during exam periods).
Click the link below to see available study aids (both in print and online), organized by course.
The major types of study aids available in print are:
With such a wide range of titles to choose from, it may be frustrating to try and figure out which series is the one to work with. This breakdown separates which study aid series you may want to use at various times in the semester.
|Early Semester||Mid Semester||Late Semester|
|Hornbooks, Treatises, and Case Briefs
||Outlines and Overviews
||Exam Prep and Audio Lectures
*^West Study Aids and Print (some titles are WSA only).
*West Study Aids only.