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1L Survival Guide: Study Skills

Resources and information from the Research Center to help you succeed at Florida State University College of Law

CALI Lessons

CALI Lessons are interactive, computer-based lessons, written by law faculty and librarians.

How to Brief a Case
(2.0 hrs)

CALI Podcasts (mp3 downloads):

Preparing for Your First Semester of Law School

Exam Taking Skills, Outlines, and Advice for Law Students: Panel 1

Exam Taking Skills, Outlines, and Advice for Law Students: Panel 2

Exam Taking Skills, Outlines, and Advice for Law Students: Panel 3

Need the CALI authorization code for Florida State? Contact Katie Crandall.

Reference

Black's Law Dictionary, 9th Edition
Available on Westlaw (password required) or in print.

Ballentine's Law Dictionary, 3rd Edition
Available via LexisNexis (password required) or in print.

Oxford English Dictionary
Available on-campus or through EZ-Proxy

A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage
Available via LexisNexis (password required) or in print.

Bieber's Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations
Available via LexisNexis (password required) or in print.

Books available at the Research Center

Quimbee

Online Study Materials for Law Students

Course Overview

Outliner Tool

As a Florida State University law student, the Research Center has provided you with FREE access to Quimbee's tutorials, lessons, and large bank of practice questions. Quimbee also features a tool to help you create and store outlines.

Sign up with your FSU email address here: https://www.quimbee.com/users/organization_sign_up

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