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Study Aids for First Year Courses

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:

Study Aids Databases:

Akron Law Past Exams Online

CALI - Online interactive lessons

Barbri Outlines for 1L Classes

Books and Websites on First Year Success

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Sample Exams

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

Log on to Brightspace using your UANet ID and Password and go to the "Law School Student Resources" course. Follow the link in the sidebar to "Law School Sample Exams." Exams are arranged alphabetically by course and are broken down by professor. The exams are available in PDF format and may be viewed online or printed for later use.


West Academic Study Aids Online

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

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! Listen offline using the mobile app.

NEW - interactive multiple choice quizzes on Exam Pro - Objective titles.


Aspen Learning Library

To access (both on and off campus):

  1. Go to
  2. If you are off campus, you can access this through the VPN or enter your UANet Id and password to access.

The Aspen Learning 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.

Also includes video and audio study aids for certain subjects.

Access and download books via Android, Apple, Mac or PC App. You can download the app of your choice here.

Find each app user guide here.

Selected Materials on Law School Success and Survival

For more, take a look at the Library Catalog.

Free Online Case Summaries