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Digital Study Aids by Legal Topic

A guide to digital study aids available through the UNC Law Library.

Law School Success Digital Study Aids

The following titles are available to the UNC Law community through digital study aids collections provided by the UNC Law Library. You will need current UNC Law credentials (ONYEN and password) to access these resources. This is not a complete list of all digital study aids available. For more details about UNC Law Library digital study aid collections, please see the introductory page of this research guide or contact

Aspen Learning Library


  • Applying Law (2011) (LexisNexis)
  • Coming to Law School: How to Prepare Yourself for the Next Three Years (2010) (LexisNexis)
  • Hard-Nosed Advice from a Cranky Law Professor: How to Succeed in Law School, 2nd Ed. (2021) (LexisNexis)
  • Law 101: What Law School's Really Like (Text and Video) (2015) (LexisNexis)
  • Learning Outside the Box: A Handbook for Law Students Who Learn Differently (2011) (LexisNexis)
  • One L of a Year: How to Maximize Your Success in Law School, 1st Ed. (2016) (LexisNexis)
  • Starting Off Right in Law School, 2nd Ed. (2016) (LexisNexis)
  • The Jim Report: My Life in Law School (2011) (LexisNexis)
  • The Zen of Law School Success, 1st Ed. (2016) (LexisNexis)
  • What the L?: 25 Things We Wish We'd Known Before Going to Law School (2010) (LexisNexis)

West Academic

  • 1L of a Ride: A Well-Traveled Professor's Roadmap to Success in the First Year of Law School, 4th Ed. (2021) (West Academic)
  • A Short & Happy Guide to Being a Law Student, 1st Ed. (2014) (West Academic)
  • A Short & Happy Guide to Networking, 1st Ed. (2017) (West Academic)
  • A Weekly Guide to Being a Model Law Student, 2nd Ed. (2021) (West Academic)
  • Asked and Answered: Your Guide to Law School Success, Volume 2, Advice for Second-Year Law Students, 2nd. Ed. (2009) (West Academic)
  • Cracking the Case Method, Legal Analysis for Law School Success, 2nd Ed. (2018) (West Academic)
  • Critical Reading for Success in Law School and Beyond, 1st Ed. (2017) (West Academic)
  • Get a Running Start: Your Comprehensive Guide to the First Year Curriculum, 1st Ed. (2016) (West Academic)
  • How to Write Law Exams: IRAC Perfected, 2nd Ed. (2020) (West Academic)
  • Introduction to the Study and Practice of Law in a Nutshell, 8th Ed. (2020) (West Academic)
  • Law School Secrets: Outlining for Exam Success, 1st Ed. (2012) (West Academic)
  • Law School Success in a Nutshell, 3rd Ed. (2017) (West Academic)
  • Law School Without Fear: Strategies for Success, 3rd Ed. (2009) (West Academic)
  • Mastering the Law School Exam, 1st Ed. (2006) (West Academic)
  • Stay Ahead of the Pack: Your Comprehensive Guide to the Upper Level Curriculum, 1st Ed. (2018) (West Academic)
  • Sum and Substance Audio on How to Succeed in Law School, 1st Ed. (2004) (Audio) (West Academic)
  • The Eight Secrets of Top Exam Performance in Law School, 2nd Ed. (2007) (West Academic)
  • The Guide to Belonging in Law School, 1st Ed. (2020) (West Academic)