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West Academic Study Aids provide easy online access to hundreds of study aids, treatises, and audio lectures to help you succeed in law school. West Academic offers hundreds of study aids written by top legal scholars that are designed to help you succeed in law school and beyond. With over a dozen different series to choose from, you’ll find the material that best suits your needs, whether you’re preparing for class, studying for finals, or beginning your job search. 

Titles and Series included in this online resource are:

  • Acing Series
  • Bridge to Practice
  • Building Skills Series
  • Concepts and Insights
  • Concise Hornbook Series
  • Developing Professional Skill
  • Flash Cards
  • Global Issues
  • Hornbooks
  • Law School Legends Audio Series
  • Law Stories
  • Nutshells
  • Quick Reviews
  • Short & Happy Guides
  • Sum and Substance Audio

West Academic Study Aids Online Access Instructions

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If you already have a West Academic account, please sign-in at and verify your school email address.

Personalize your experience by creating a West Academic account. 

Creating a West Academic account allows you to take notes, highlight, save favorites, download titles for offline access, and more.

  1. Go to
  2. Click ‘Create an Account’ in the upper right-hand corner and follow the prompts
  3. Setup your account
  4. Verify your school email address by replying to the confirmation email we send to you

Once your account is properly set-up, you can log-in independently from your school’s network.

Or For Guest Access

When you are on campus, simply click the study aids link on your library homepage or go to

When you are off campus, access is available by signing into your school network (proxy server or VPN)

Need help? Contact West Academic Technical Support at 877-888-1330, select option #4 or email

To access the Westlaw Academic Study Aids click here.

 West Academic Assessment:

Formative Assessment, to evaluate understanding of core concepts.

To access use your account created for West Academic Study Aids or create a new account with your email credentials.

To access the Westlaw Academic Assessment click here.