Beyond the Text: Study Guides for First-Year Classes

About This Guide

This guide features study aids for first-year law classes that are available in the W&L Law Library. If you have questions about using or finding any of these resources, please contact the library by email at and a librarian will respond to you promptly.

West Academic Study Aids

West Academic Study Aids is provided to you compliments of the W&L Law Library, and offers easy online access to hundreds of downloadable hornbooks, outlines, treatises, and audio lectures to help you succeed in law school. This school-wide subscription includes popular and trusted study-aid titles covering virtually every law school course you will take, including first-year subjects like Torts, Contracts, Civil Procedure, and Criminal Law.

To gain access, visit At the top of the page, select "Create an Account," select "Student" as your account type, and fill in the required information. Be sure to enter your W&L email address as your username to log in. To download items to read and listen to offline, get the West Academic Library app.

Our West Academic Study Aids collection includes:

...and much more!