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Study Aids: Home

Where can I find study aids?

UPDATE FOR SPRING 2021: Print editions of study aids in the Reserve collection are NOT available during the Spring semester.

Students have unlimited access to four online collections through the library's Study Aid page (left).

Older print editions in the general collection are available to check out. You can place a hold through the library's catalog or ask a Librarian for assistance. 


Print editions of study aids are available on the 1st floor in the stacks and on reserve behind the Circulation desk. Older editions check out for 30 days and those on reserve are available to check out for 4 hours

Online editions are available from LexisSpaced RepetitionWest Academic, and Wolters Kluwer. Students have unlimited access through the library's digital collections. 

1L Success Guides

Not sure which study aids are available for a particular subject? Looking for a specific type of practice question? Check out our 1L Success Series research guides for assistance. 

Online Study Aid Collections

Collections at a Glance

Available subjects:

  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Real Property
  • Torts
  • Wills & Trusts

Additional features:

  • Create custom decks
  • Cram mode allows you to study all your cards with no limits

Access:

  • Click here for instructions on how to set up your personal account. 
  • Please use your Barry email to register. 

Available series:

Additional series: The Florida Colorbook collection includes five volumes with statutory guidance and analytical insights in the areas of Civil Practice Law & Rules, Commercial Law, Criminal Statutes & Rules, Family Law, and Real Property Law.

Additional features:

  • eBook annotation features
  • Tag titles for easy access
  • App for offline reading

Access:

  • Login to the Lexis Digital Library with your Barry credentials. Your username is your Barry email before @law.barry.edu and the password is the same used to login to your student email, Canvas, etc. 

Available series:

  • Acing series provides brief overviews, flowcharts, and practice problems & solutions.
  • Concepts and Insights are mini-treatises with discussions and analyses of principle concepts. 
  • Concise Hornbooks are simplified versions of Hornbooks with comprehensive coverage of the most crucial issues.
  • Exam Pro series builds exam skills with sample questions and model answers. 
  • Hornbooks are treatises that provide in-depth analysis of various law topics. 
  • Nutshells provide concise introductions to a topic or field of law. 
  • Short & Happy Guides explain legal principles, practices, and policies in terms you can grasp quickly.
  • Sum and Substance Audio lectures provide an overview of important topics in each subject area. 

Additional series: Black Letter Outlines, Bridge to Practice, Building Skills, Career Guides, Developing Professional Skill, Flash Cards, Gilbert Law Summaries, Global Issues, Law School Legends Audio series, Law Stories, Legalines, Office Hours, Quick Reviews

The West Academic collection also includes academic, bar, and career success titles. 

Additional features:

  • Audio options for select Short & Happy Guide, High Court Case Summaries, and career guide titles
  • Mobile app for offline reading
  • Multiple choice quizzes for select Exam Pro titles
  • Sign in to your personal account to take notes, highlight text, and favorite titles for easy access

Access: 

  • Login to the Lexis Digital Library with your Barry credentials. Your username is your Barry email before @law.barry.edu and the password is the same used to login to your student email, Canvas, etc. 
  • Create a personal account to access additional features (above). 

Available series:

  • Glannon Guides feature conversational style explanations with hypotheticals and questions & answers.
  • Emanuel Law Outlines includes a comprehensive overview of the subject area, as well as exam tips and quizzing features. 
  • Examples & Explanations provides hypothetical problems with explanations.
  • Inside series features treatises with FAQs, charts, and lists.
  • Emanuel CrunchTime features flow charts and summaries, as well as exam tips and example questions.

Additional series: Friedman's Practice, In Other Words (audio & video), Jumpstart

Additional features:

  • Offline reading available with iPublishCentral Reader app
  • Sign in to your personal account to take notes, highlight text, and favorite titles for easy access

Access:

  • Login to the Lexis Digital Library with your Barry credentials. Your username is your Barry email before @law.barry.edu and the password is the same used to login to your student email, Canvas, etc. 
  • Create a personal account to access additional features (above). 

Contact

Please contact lawacq@barry.edu if you are experiencing any login issues with an online study aid collection.

Be sure to include which resource you are unable to access, along with screenshots of any error messages you encounter. 

Create Your Spaced Repetition (Emanuel Law in a Flash Cards) Account

Click here for registration instructions. Please remember to use your Barry email to register.

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