Published on November 7, 2022 by Leigh A. Jones, Evening and Weekend Reference Librarian  
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As we get closer to final examinations, keep in mind that the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library provides access to many study aids.  Specifically, Aspen Learning Library, LexisNexis Digital Library, Study Buddy Pro, and West Academic Study Aids are  databases that are found within the law library’s Online Library that can be consulted to locate study materials.  Below, you can find links to each database, along with information about the contents of each.

Aspen Learning Library (eBooks, Videos, Audio Files)
  • Academic Success
  • Emanuel CrunchTime
  • Emanuel Law Outlines
  • Examples & Explanations
  • Friedman’s Practice Series
  • Glannon Guides
  • Inside Series
  • Jumpstart
LexisNexis Digital Library (eBooks)
  • Questions & Answers
  • Understanding Series
Study Buddy Pro (Videos, Audio, etc.)
  • CaseBriefs
  • Lessons
  • Outlines
  • Refresher Courses
  • Issue Spotting Essays
  • Multiple Choice
  • Exam Prep Workshops
  • CaseCasts
  • Study Data
West Academic Study Aids (eBooks and Audio Lectures)
  • Acing Series
  • Black Letter Outlines
  • Bridge to Practice
  • Career Guides
  • Concepts and Insights
  • Concise Hornbook Series
  • Developing Professional Skill
  • Exam Pro Series
  • Flash Cards
  • Gilbert Law Summaries
  • Global Issues
  • High Court Case Summaries
  • Hornbooks
  • Law School Legends Audio Series
  • Law Stories
  • Legalines
  • Nutshells
  • Office Hours
  • Quick Reviews
  • Short & Happy Guides
  • Sum and Substance Audio

If you are seeking additional information concerning ways to locate and use study aids, the following blog posts might be helpful:

(Keep in mind that some information may have changed since these posts were first published.  For example, the Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library is now the Aspen Learning Library.)

If you have any questions about how to locate study aids within the law library’s collections, please don’t hesitate to contact a law librarian by sending an email to lawref@samford.edu.