Preparing for Exams
Exams are on the horizon and the law library has a variety of resources to help.
The West Academic Study Aids includes the Concise Hornbook series, Hornbooks, and nutshells, Acing Series, Black Letter Outlines, Exam Pro Series, Flash Cards, Gilbert Law Summaries, and Sum and Substance Audio. Students can access titles on the Yale network or create an account to use additional features.
Aspen publishing online study aid collection including Examples & Explanations, and Emanuel Law Outlines. You can also create an account to download titles to mobile apps.
- Go to MORRIS
- Click on Previous Exams in the left column
- Search for the name of the professor
- Locate & Click on the link for the previous exam you want to access
- Then click on the link to view the actual PDF of the previous exam
Carrel Reservation and Study Spaces
Library carrels are available for short-term reservations through our new online carrel reservation system.
Carrel Reservation Policy:
The library collection contains books on outlining, exam prep strategies, essay exam techniques (IRAC and others), stress relief, and time management, which can be found in the reference collection on L3 and on L5 (call number range KF 283). Some of the popular titles include: Outlining for Exam Success, A Practical Guide to Writing Law School Essay Exams, The Eight Secrets of Top Exam Performance in Law School, and Hard-Nosed Advice from a Cranky Law Professor.
In addition to books, here are some other resources that we recommend: