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Study Aids for First Year Courses

Look at the tabs of this guide for study aids (print and online) pertaining to a certain course.  This home page contains information about:

Ebook and online MP3 Study Aids:

Akron Law Past Exams Online

CALI - Online interactive lessons

Lexis Courtroom Cast - sound files of cases from your casebook, with copie of the cases and summaries.

Books on First Year Success

NEW - Flip back and forth between questions and answers

Wolters Kluwer Study Aids Online

To access (both on and off campus):

  1. Go to
  2. Select your institution (University of Akron School of Law).
  3. Your library card number is the same as your UANet ID.  

The W-K library contains popular study aids in ebook format, including Examples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Glannon Guides, Emanuel CrunchTime, Academic Success, Casenote Legal Briefs, Inside Series, Friedman’s Series, Jumpstart Series.

Lexis Study Aids via Akron Digital Library

West Academic Study Aids Online

Access more than 470 study aids via West Academic Study Aids.  

The subscription includes the following titles for all first year courses: Gilbert Law Summaries, Sum & Substance Quick Review, Sum & Substance Exam Pro Series, Black Letter Outlines, Acing Series, Concise Hornbook Series, Law in a Nutshell Series.

The subscription also includes the High Court Case Summaries Series, which include case briefs keyed to specific casebooks.

Also contains audio files for Law School Legends and Sum and Substance Audio Series!

Sample Exams

Sample University of Akron Law School Exams are available online through Springboard. 

Log on to Springboard using your UANet ID and Password and follow the link for Law School Sample Exams. Exams are arranged alphabetically by course. The exams are available in PDF format and may be viewed online or printed for later use.

Selected Materials on Law School Success and Survival

For more, take a look at the Law School Success collection in Akron Law Digital.  (Scroll down to see the collection).  You can also search the Library Catalog.

UA Library Catalog

Contact Us

Office of Academic Success Programs

The Office of Academic Success Programs is located in Central Hower Room 308.


LexisNexis Courtroom Cast