Feeling a little confused and in need of some clarification about your coursework? The Law Library has study aid materials that can help! The Law Library provides access to digital versions of study aids from these three major study aids collections:
West Academic Study Aids Digital Collection
Features study aid publications and materials in ebook, audio and video formats. The collection includes popular series such as Hornbooks, Nutshells, Black Letter Law, Gilbert Law Summaries, Legalines and many others.
Carolina Academic Press Study Aids
Featuring ebook versions of these study aid series: Mastering, Q & A, Skills & Values, and Understanding. Also includes treatises on various areas of law and practice, from adoption law to water law.
Aspen Learning Library
Features eBook versions of these study aid series: Examples & Explanations, Crunchtime, Glannon Guides, Casenotes Legal Briefs, and more. Individuals can log in to annotate and highlight resources, but titles are available without creating a personal account.
For a complete list of study aid materials by course subject area, please use this link: http://libguides.law.umn.edu/studyaidpublications
In addition the Law Library has print copies of some of the more popular study aids in the Library's Reserves collection. These items are available for a three-hour loan period.
Some examples of study aids are Treatises, Hornbooks, and Nutshells:
The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) is an organization best known for its online interactive tutorials. These educational tutorials on legal topics, known as CALI Lessons, are authored by law faculty and peer-reviewed by the CALI editorial board. There are over 1,000 CALI Lessons on 35 legal subjects. Most of the lessons have quizzes to help you understand the material as you go through the lesson.
CALI Lessons help you gain a better understanding of a particular law school subject or legal concept.
Examples of CALI Lessons:
CALI also has a section that suggests lessons that correlate to casebooks: http://www.cali.org/content/lessons-casebook
If you do not already have your CALI authorization code, stop by the Reference Desk to pick one up!