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Study Aids

A Study Aid is a secondary source that covers a specific type of law. They give explanations, analysis, and overviews of topics, making them particularly useful for students. 

Study Aids Online: West Academic Collection

Widener Law Commonwealth's library is pleased to announce that starting January 1, 2018, all Widener Law Commonwealth students, faculty and staff will have unlimited online access to 500+ West Academic Study Aids Subscription.  Study Aid Series in the online collection include:

Black Letter Outlines
Concepts and Insights
Concise Hornbook Series
Exam Pro
Gilbert Law Summaries
Sum & Substance Audio
and more...

Accessing the Online Collection

  1. Go to the West Academic Study Aids Subscription website from any wired computer on campus.
  2. Create an account using your Widener email address. 
  3. After your account is created, you can sign in to your account anytime, anywhere.
Study Aids in Print

Widener Law Commonwealth's library houses study aids in the Library Lobby.  Study Aids in print may be checked out for three days and are renewable for an additional loan period unless there is a hold on the item.  Study Aid Series in the print collection include:

Examples & Explanations
Sum & Substance CDs
Bar exam preparation materials
Books on Legal Writing
Guides on preparing for and writing law school exams
and more...