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1L Survival Guide: Study Aids

Study Aid Overview

The Law Library has a subscription to three major Study Aid packages:

  • West Academic Study Aids contains study aids covering nearly every law school subject. Prepare for exams with the collection's comprehensive coverage of legal topics written by noted law professors. Collection features include easy searching and annotations, professional-quality audio and video, saving to "Favorites," downloading for offline access, and economical plan options. Get access to series titles like Acing, Concepts and Insights, Concise Hornbooks, Exam Pro, Hornbooks, and Nutshell.
  • Aspen Learning Library (formerly Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library) contains over 200 study aids. While the majority of study aids are in e-book format, the collection also covers the fundamentals of some legal topics in a video and audio series called "In Other Words." Popular study aid series from this publisher include: Casenote Legal Briefs; Emanuel CrunchTime; Emanuel Law Outlines; Examples & Explanations; Glannon Guides.
  • LexisNexis study aids, treatises, and other publications in e-book format are available to use in the Loyola Law School Digital Library powered by OverDrive. Features include: Unlimited access to the Understanding and Questions & Answers series titles, ability to highlight, take notes, save and share titles with colleagues.

Study Aids by Subject

On our separate Study Aids by Subject guide, you will find a list of selected study aids organized by subject. For complete access to all our study aids, please visit the West, Aspen, and Lexis links in the box to the left, and search by subject. 

1L subjects included in the selected lists are: