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Casebook and Study Aid Access

by Dana DeFebbo on 2020-03-19T18:33:00-05:00 | Comments

Electronic Study Aids

West Academic Study Aids

The Tarlton Law Library now has temporary access to West Academic Online Study Aids through the end of the Spring semester. This subscription includes a large range of study aids, including BLACK LETTER OUTLINES, CONCEPTS AND INSIGHTS, THE HORNBOOK AND CONCISE HORNBOOK SERIES, GILBERT LAW SUMMARIES, LAW STORIES, AND NUTSHELLS. If you already have a West Academic account, sign-in at subscription.westacademic.com and verify your school email address. If you need to create a West Academic account, go to subscription.westacademic.com. Click ‘Create an Account’ in the upper right-hand corner and follow the prompts. Setup your account, sign-in with and verify your school email address. Once your account is properly set-up, you can log-in independently from your school’s network. A student account is automatically approved after verification of a school email address.

Wolters Kluwer Study Aids

[currently in process]

Lexis Study Aids

[currently under consideration]

Electronic Casebooks

West Academic casebooks

West Academic, including imprints by West Academic and Foundation Press, is offering complimentary eBook access to casebooks for affected students.

This resource is only for students who have already purchased a West Academic casebook but who currently do not have access to their required course materials. If a student has access to their casebook, they should not request electronic access. West Academic will accommodate students who share books, use the library copy, or do not otherwise have access to the casebook’s content.

Students should have a West Academic account before requesting electronic access. An account can be created at https://eproducts.westacademic.com/. Once an account is created, students should email support@westacademic.com or call West Academic at 877.888.1330 (ext.4) to request and set up an eBook account.

Lexis casebooks

Lexis is making electronic access available to its casebooks on a title-by-title basis; not all Lexis casebooks are available electronically. Students who do not have access to their casebook can call 800-833-9844 to see if their casebook is available.

Oxford University Press casebooks and textbooks

Access to Oxford University Press materials must be arranged through a faculty member. Not all titles are online. OUP requests that the faculty member calls 1-800-445-9714 with the name of the class, course number, and the ISBN of the book. If the book is available, the faculty member will be given access information for the class.

Wolters Kluwer casebooks

Wolters Kluwer casebooks, including the Aspen imprint, are being made available through VitalSource. Please see the entry for the UT Co-op for information.

Carolina Academic Press casebooks

Carolina Academic Press is making textbooks and casebooks available through VitalSource. Please see the entry for the UT Co-op for information.

UT Co-op

The UT Co-op is making textbooks and casebooks available at no charge through VitalSource (https://support.vitalsource.com/hc/en-us/articles/360044467674). A single student account can access up to seven titles. The list of law books available is here: https://www.vitalsource.com/textbooks/law. A login using a .edu address can be created here: https://www.vitalsource.com/login.

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Not offered by the UT Co-op, but similar to VitalSource is RedShelf, which is available to UT students: https://www.about.redshelf.com/redshelfresponds. RedShelf offers books and study aids from several publishers, including some law publishers. A single student account can access up to seven titles.

Citation Manuals

Electronic Bluebook (A Uniform System of Citation)

Students can request access to the electronic BLUEBOOK here: https://www.legalbluebook.com/Public/ContactUs.aspx. Requests will be processed during weekday business hours (M-F, 9:00 AM -5:00 PM ET).

Electronic Greenbook and Manual on Usage and Style (MoUS)

Texas Law Review offers the GREENBOOK and MANUAL ON USAGE AND STYLE through the Rulebook App. Go to https://texaslawreview.org/ordering/. Use the 'Rulebook App' download on the bottom, right.

Both titles are also available at Amazon.com, and orders can be placed through TXShop (https://utdirect.utexas.edu/txshop/list.WBX?component=0&application_name=LOLSPUBS&cat_seq_chosen=04&subcategory_seq_chosen=003).


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