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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2021     Views: 2703

Online Study Aids

 

Biddle Law Library provides online access for Penn Law Students to the following study aids packages. Student may use these packages free of charge using the links below.

Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aids

Provides online and offline access to hundreds of titles including the following popular series:

  • Academic Success
  • Casenote Legal Briefs
  • Emanuel Crunchtime
  • Emanuel Law Outlines
  • Examples & Explanations
  • Friedman's Practice Series
  • Glannon Guides
  • Inside Series
  • Jumpstart

Users can create a personal account that will allow you to access ebooks on mobile platforms; download materials; save, highlight, and annotate texts.

Please see this video tutorial for additional information about using the Wolters Kluwer Study Aids platform.


West Academic Online Study Aids

Provides access to study aid publications from West Academic, Foundation Press, and Gilbert. Popular series include:

  • Acing Series
  • Black Letter Outlines
  • Career Guides
  • Concise Hornbooks
  • E-Flash Cards
  • Exam Pro series
  • Law Stories
  • Gilbert Law Summaries
  • High Court Case Summaries
  • Nutshells 
  • Sum & Substance Quick Reviews
  • Turning Point 

Create a free account for added functionality. Users can also download the mobile app and access content offline on their mobile devices.​ 


LexisNexis Digital Library

Provides access to hundreds of authoritative legal ebooks that can be accessed on mobile devices and desktop platforms. Includes casebooks, study guides, treatises, practice guides, and more.

The library’s Lexis Digital Library provides access to hundreds of eBooks you can access from anywhere. 

For easy reading offline, download the LexisNexis Digital Library app from either the Google Play™ store or Apple Store. Use library code: PENNLAW

The library includes collections of our available study aids. Click on the below links to access this content:


CALI - Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction

Provides online interactive lessons on a variety of topics including all first-year courses and many upper-level courses as well. Each lesson has been written by scholars at law schools around the country and incorporate practice questions that students can use for assessment. 

To create an account:

  1. Go to http://www.cali.org/user/register

  2. Enter the authorization code found on the Penn Law Account Registration page 

  3. Use your Penn email address. 


Penn Law's Past Exams Collection 

Copies of past Penn exams on SharePoint. Search by term, instructor, or course.

 

If you need help finding specific titles or identifying comparable resources, please contact the Biddle Reference Librarians at AskBiddle@law.upenn.edu.