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Resources for Summer Work & Study

by Erin Gow on 2023-05-01T09:18:00-04:00 | 0 Comments

The Law Library has a range of materials and resources to support law students taking summer courses, completing summer work placements, or for recent graduates studying for the bar exam. We continue to be open during the summer although our hours vary, so check our current operating hours on our website before visiting. Librarians are available to offer reference and research support in the library, over the phone, or by email. Find contact information on the intranet.

Summer Classes

If you are taking courses online this summer, consider taking a look at our guide to Online Law School Classes for tips on time management, good study habits, and resources that support success in online classes.

Work Place Success

If you will be in a work setting this summer, remember that student Westlaw accounts are exclusively for non-commercial research. Student Westlaw accounts may NOT be used in situations where you are billing a client.

Prepare to Practice resources from our database vendors may be useful when starting in a new work, externship, or internship position. Additional certifications are available to help you refresh your legal research skills, and can demonstrate to employers that you have proficiency using these tools. Find out more about legal research certifications in our guide to Legal Skills & Study.

Bar Review

Three bar review books are available electronically through the Aspen Learning Library including:

  • Clearing the Last Hurdle: Mapping Success on the Bar Exam
  • Strategies and Tactics for the MBE 1 & 2

If you are studying for the bar exam this summer, you may also find it helpful to visit the CALI library of lessons to review core subjects or to view the ebook on Passing the Bar.

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