Library Resources for Incoming Law Students

Study Aids

Resources for the first-year courses (and many upper-level courses) are available in the Reserve Room, located next to the circulation desk. Specifically, the study resources are located in the first two shelves in the Reserve Room. Please select the course appearing on the side-navigation bar to see some of the resources available.

 

To locate additional resources, search the law library's catalog or browse the shelves in the Reserve Room using the following call number ranges:

  • Civil Procedure: KF 8700 - 9085
  • Contracts: KF 801 - 1244
  • Torts: KF 1246 - 1327
  • Legal Research & Writing (Lawyering Process): KF 240 - 251
  • Constitutional Law: KF 4501 - 5130
  • Criminal Law: KF 9201 - 0461
  • Property: KF 560 - 720

Online Study Aids

Law students may access nutshells, outlines, practice tests, and other study material published by West Academic or Thomson Reuters via West Academic Study Aids Subscription. 

West Academic Study Aids homepage.

 

How to Access West Academic Study Aids

If you are on campus, you may access West Academic study aids at subscription.westacademic.com. Alternatively, you may go to the law library database page and select Westlaw Study Aids.

If you are off campus, you may access West Academic study aids via My BoydLaw. Click Menu (top-left corner) and Library. Then select Westlaw Study Aids (appearing at the bottom of the BSL Database Subscription page)

 

Law students may access study aids published by Wolters Kluwer via Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library

 

How to Access Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library

If you are on campus, you may access Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library at https://ebooks.aspenlaw.com. Alternatively, you may go to the law library database page and select Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library.

If you are off campus, you may access Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library via My BoydLaw. Click Menu (top-left corner) and Library. Then select Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library (appearing at the bottom of the BSL Database Subscription page)

LexisNexis Digital Library provides access to study aids published by Carolina Academic Press and LexisNexis. To access LexisNexis Digital Library, please take the following steps:

  1. Go to the law library database list within the MyBoydLaw Portal and select LexisNexis Digital Library.
  2. On the sign in webpage, please select "Sign in with Email" and enter your UNLV email address.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information on using LexisNexis Digital Library, please consult their video tutorials.