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Texas Tech Law Library Newsletter          November 2022

Register for Fall ELR Courses 

Register TODAY for the Law School’s renowned Excellence in Legal Research Program.

EL 7: Interdisciplinary & Empirical Research:
Oct 31 - Nov 14

EL 3: Advanced Regulatory Research:
Nov 14 - Nov 28


Study Guides

As finals approach, we want to remind you that the Law Library has plenty of resources that can help you prepare for finals.

General Online Study Guides

  • The West Academic Study Aids resource contains many of your favorite study aid series, such as Exam Pro (now with Quizzes), Flash Cards, Blackletter Outlines, and Gilberts to name just a few. 
  • CALI: The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction resource consists of 1,000+ interactive legal tutorials written by law professors.
  • The Wolters Kluwer Study Aid Library is a new resource that the Law Library is providing to our Law School community.  There are over 200 tiles from some of the most popular study aid series, including Examples & Explanations (E&E’s), Crunchtimes, Glannon Guides, among several others.

First Semester 1L Study Guides

  • How to Write Law Exams, IRAC Perfected by S.I. Strong: This book goes into a detailed explanation of the IRAC method of writing exams and gives sample student responses with detailed critiques.
  • A Students Guide to Legal Analysis, Thinking Like a Lawyer by Patrick M. McFadden: This book explores the “A” in IRAC.
  • Getting to Maybe, How to Excel on Law School Exams by Richard Michael Fischl and Jeremy Paul: Advice on how to prepare for exams and where to spend your valuable time.
  • Other guides: Examples & Explanations, Emanuel’s Law Outlines, Siegel’s Essay and Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers.

The Current Index to Legal Periodicals list has been updated at the link above. 

Any faculty who would like to set up a customized email list to stay abreast of new articles on various topics, please contact your faculty information consultant

Tuesday, Nov 22 – 7:30 a.m. to Midnight
Wednesday, Nov 23 – Closed
Thursday, Nov 24 – Closed
Friday, Nov 25 – Closed
Saturday, Nov 26 – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To view faculty news and scholarship, see the Law Library's compilation of faculty news & scholarship alerts from October
November is Native American Heritage Month

Take the time to learn more about Native American history by checking out the monitor outside the library entrance!

In October, the Law Library added many new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular needs of our faculty and students.

If you would like to check out any of the titles, please contact the circulation desk at either 806-742-3957 or

Handy Items at the Circulation Desk
  • Ethernet cables (will need to leave your ID with Circulation)
  • Pain relievers (aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen)
  • Band aids
  • Antibiotic ointments
  • Pencils
  • Staplers
  • Tape
  • Earplugs
  • Earbuds and headphones
  • Fax machine (for school-related faxes only)
  • Sewing kit
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