Final Exam Study Aids & Library Availability

Authored by Cassandra Patterson, Reference & Outreach Services Librarian

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We have a vast amount of resources available through the library that can help you prep for final exams. If you need assistance in deciding what study aid may be more helpful, let us know and we will be happy to help.

For practicing multiple choice and essay questions:

  • The Rigos Bar Review series provides access to multiple choice and essay questions for a variety of subject areas such as, torts, civil procedure, evidence, and constitutional law. Find a list of titles by searching the library’s catalog, using (Rigos) in the words search field.
  • The Steven Emanuel’s Bootcamp for the MBE series offers 13 titles, ranging from Constitutional Law to Torts, which include practice multiple choice questions. Find a list of available titles by searching (Bootcamp for the MBE) in the title field of the library’s catalog.
  • With over 30 titles available, the Questions and Answers series includes practice multiple choice and short answer problems and answers. You can look for each title by searching the library’s catalog, using (Questions & Answers) in the series search field.

Other exam prep resources:

  • The Law in a Flash Series is available for check out in the library. It offers 18 titles, ranging from Administrative Law to Wills and Trusts.  Find a list of available titles by searching the series field in the library’s catalogusing the search terms (Law in a Flash).
  • Interactive Online Lessons through CALI are available, with over 1,000 lessons on various subject areas. Contact one of the librarians for the access code.
  • LexisNexis Courtroom Cast supplies you with audio of legal opinions from cases in the various subject areas. Each case has the full text of the opinion, fact summary and the rule of law. You have to create an account, using your charlestonlaw.edu email, to access this resource.
  • Barbri Outlines are available through the law school. They are also available through LexisNexis here. You can get Black Letter Outlines & Gilbert Law Summaries through the West Study Aid Subscription.

There are many other study aids available through the library, such as: Sum and Substance Audio, the Acing Series, Examples & Explanations, Short & Happy Guides, and Emanuel CrunchTime (to name a few). Many are available for check out in the library or online through the West Academic Study Aids subscription. For more information on the West Academic Study Aids subscription, see this announcement.

Finally, remember that the library is open for extended hours during exams, from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. on Friday, April 27th through Saturday, May 12th. The librarians and library staff are also here to assist you during normal hours.

Good luck on exams!

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