Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Introductory Guide for First Year Students

This guide will help new law students get started with Law School and become more familiar with the Law Library.

Recommended Study Aids

Two of the law library's Reference GRAs, Christina Herd and Jen Stroble, provided a list of recommended online study aids for your first-year doctrinal courses and overall academic success. There are many more options available on each platform, West Academic and Wolters Kluwer, as well as in our print collection. (Also, don't forget CALI!) We encourage you to find the study aid that works best for you and your needs.

Recommended sources are provided by the following topics:

Succeeding in Law School


Find additional Academic Success study aids using the following links:

CALI

West Academic

Wolters Kluwer

Print (More may be available in the general stacks. Check the catalog!)

Civil Procedure


Locate additional Civil Procedure study aids using the following links:

CALI

West Academic

Wolters Kluwer

Print (More may be available in the general stacks. Check the catalog!)

Contracts


Find additional Contracts study aids using the following links:

CALI

West Academic

Wolters Kluwer

Print (More may be available in the general stacks. Check the catalog!)

Property


Locate additional Property study aids using the following links:

CALI

West Academic

Wolters Kluwer

Print (More may be available in the general stacks. Check the catalog!)

Torts


Find additional Torts study aids using the following links:

CALI

West Academic

Wolters Kluwer

Print (More may be available in the general stacks. Check the catalog!)

Disclaimer: The views and opinions of the authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the State of Georgia, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Georgia State University College of Law and the authors of the works contained on this website do not assume or accept any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, currentness, or comprehensiveness of the content on this website. The content on this website does not in any manner constitute the issuance of legal advice or counsel. The information on this website is intended to provide resources that may aid the research of the topics presented, and are in no way a comprehensive list of sources one should consult on the topics presented. Please note that case law, statutory law, and administrative law may be modified and/or overturned. Additionally, because the laws vary between jurisdictions, the laws referred to herein may or may not be applicable to the law within the reader’s jurisdiction.