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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! Audio Lectures Now Online!

New on West Academic Study Aids Online

Audio Study Aids - Law School Legends and Sum and Substance Audio Series!

Click on Series on the right hand side and select Sum and Substance Audio or Law School Legends to browse titles. You can search for e.g.: civil procedure audio.

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.

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.

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

Bloomberg Law First Year Resources