The West Academic Study Aids Collection offers you access to hundreds of trusted study aids, convenient audiobooks and lectures, and interactive practice questions to help you succeed in law school.

Content includes study aids from West Academic Publishing, Foundation Press, and Gilbert, including:

  • Overviews – provides an overview of a subject area; helps reinforce class discussion and professor lectures.
  • Outlines – helps you organize and understand legal rules and concepts covered in class.
    • See Black Letter Outlines, Gilbert Law Summaries, and the Quick Review Series
  • Case Briefs – helps you identify and understand the key takeaways from the cases you read in your casebook.
    • See High Court Case Summaries and Legalines
  • Hornbooks/Treatises – makes great reference guides, citing landmark cases, statutes, and articles.
    • See Concepts and Insights, Concise Hornbook Series, and Hornbooks – Also included below.
  • Exam Prep – helps you prepare for exam questions and contains answers and explanations.
    • See Acing Series (also included below), Exam Pro, and Flash Cards.
  • Career Guides – start planning now for your legal career and get help with all aspects of your job search.
  • Academic Success – get the most of law school with these titles.
  • Audio lectures – listen to audio lectures anywhere and at your convenience.

Scroll to the bottom of the page for more information regarding access and creating your personal account.

Acing Series (24 titles)

Hornbook Series (181 titles)

Nutshell Series (332 titles)

Short and Happy Series (44 titles)

Campus access to this Collection is IP authenticated and does not require you to create an account (username and password). Anyone accessing the Collection from campus should be seamlessly authenticated when visiting the site. You will need to be on the VPN to access the Collection from off-campus. Additionally, creating a personal account will give you access to the following extras:
  • Add notes, highlights, or bookmarks to your study aids, and search and filter on these markups.
  • Create a list of “favorite” study aids for easy access.
  • View books or listen to audio titles offline.

To create an account select the “Create an Account” hyperlink in the top right-hand corner of the homepage. Remember to use your UR Law email address when registering for an account.

Please reach out to Sam Cabo (, Digital Resources Librarian, with any questions!

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