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Exhibit A: Law Library Blog

Library Tip of the Week: Exam Prep and Study Aids

by Professor Malikah Hall on 2022-04-18T10:00:00-05:00 in Law Library Resources | Comments

It's almost exam time again!

To help you ease the stress and make the most of your study time, the library has put together a list of resources that can assist students in preparing for classes and exams.

The West Academic Study Aids Collection includes frequently used resources such as Nutshells, Gilbert’s Law Summaries, Sum & Substance series, Short & Happy Guides, Acing series, and many more. If you have any trouble accessing West Academic Study Aids o please contact Joan String, the Head of Technical and Electronic Services, at

The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  offers over 900 interactive tutorials in 33 law school subjects. Registration is free for all TAMU Law students. If you need a registration code, please email the reference librarians at

The Student P.L.A.Y. Guide provides free and low-cost electronic resources that will help you relax and recharge while studying. In addition to these resources, the law library provides flexible seating, study carrels, puzzle stations, a gaming station, and other relaxation resources for you to enjoy while utilizing the library space.   

The Law Library Academic Support Collection (located on Range 91B) includes resources that cover a range of topics including law school success, property, torts, contracts, and civil procedure.

Below are a few additional resources that can be of help. 

Basic Exam-Writing and Exam-Taking Tips

Exam Prep 101, Law School Toolbox

Law School Exams 101, The Girl's Guide to Law School

How to Take a Law School Exam and Law School Exam Tips, Professor Emeritus Douglas Whaley, Ohio State University School of Law

Writing Law Examinations, Professor John Langbein, Yale Law School

Law School Exam Week Study Routine, JD Advising

How to Study for Law School Exams: The Ultimate Guide, The Art of Law School

Beyond IRAC: Law School Exam-Taking Tips, Legal Profession Blog

Law Exam Preparation, Monash University

Tips for At-Home Exams

Tips for Take-Home Exams, Law School Toolbox

Take-Home Exam Tips (video), Learn Law Better


Good luck on your exams, and stay well!

Gig 'em!

Your Dee J. Kelly Law Library

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