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1L Survival Guide: Resources to Help You During Your First Year

This LibGuide is designed to help first year law students as they begin their legal education.

Books and Films for 1Ls

 

Below are examples of books available in our law library.  You can search for more books like these by using the catalog or speaking with a librarian.

Web Resources

Study Aid Collection

The law library collects several study aids and supplements. Current editions are available on either side of the Library Circulation Desk and can be checked out for three days with no renewals. Older editions are available are located in the general collection and check out following the general student policy. The library actively collects the following series:

  • Examples and Explanations
  • Nutshells
  • Hornbooks
  • Concise Hornbooks
  • Understanding the Law

Use the catalog to locate a study aid or speak with a librarian.

CALI Lessons

CALI Lessons are topical lessons written by law professors and made available to law students through CALI.org.

There are several hundred lessons available on all topics including civil procedure, constitutional law, legal research, contracts, and more.

To access CALI lessons you will need to use the Oklahoma City University CALI authorization code. Please see a reference librarian for the CALI Authorization Code.

1L Study Aids

Below is a partial list of some study aids which might be useful to first-year law students.

Law School Manuals, Stories, and Memoirs

 

Below are examples of books available in our law library. You can search for more books like these by using the catalog or speaking with a librarian.

Google Book Search

Google Book Search

Google Search

Google Web Search
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