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NEW! Wolters Kluwer Study Aids Online

NEW!  Online Access to Emanuel's Outlines, Examples & Explanations and More Wolters Kluwer Study Aids.

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.  If you have a UANet ID that does not include any numbers, you will have to add 123 after your UANet ID. Faculty and staff will be notified as to their library card number.

There are no limits to the number of Akron Law users who can access a title at any one time.

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.

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


Welcome to the University of Akron School of Law.  The study of law is a rewarding, but very challenging pursuit.  The University of Akron Law Library offers many services and materials that can assist you during your time here at Akron Law.  Just select the tab for the appropriate course to see what we have to offer.  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us.

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Office of Academic Success Programs

The Office of Academic Success Programs is located on the third floor of the law library.


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