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LL.M. Library Survival Guide


Canvas is the course management system used by the Florida State University. Your professors may be using this system to post many course readings and other materials online. 

Citation Help

  • Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations
    Not sure what "Am Jur" or "F.3d." stand for? This free website from Cardiff University allows you to search by title or abbreviation, and covers both U.S. and international legal abbreviations.
  • The Bluebook Online
    The official website for The Bluebook citation manual. Online subscriptions are available (starting at $25/year) that provide access to the full content of The Bluebook from anywhere with internet access.

Interactive Study Tools

The Research Center provides all Florida State University law students with digital access to a number of study aid resources at no cost to you.

West Academic Study Aids Online

24/7 access to more than 470 study aids in ebook, audio, and video formats. Includes Nutshells, Hornbooks, Sum and Substance titles, Short & Happy Guides, and many more.

To create an account:

  1. Go to
  2. Click ‘Create an Account’ in the upper right-hand corner and follow the prompts
  3. Please use your school email address
  4. Setup your account and verify your email address


CALI Lessons are interactive, computer-based lessons, written by law faculty and librarians. Access over 1000 interactive lessons here: Need the CALI authorization code for Florida State? Contact Amy Lipford.

Wolters Kluwer Study Aids Online

24/7 access to over 200 study aids in ebook, audio, and video format. Includes Examples & Explanations, Glannon Guides, and Inside Guides. Click the link above for access. If you are off-campus, you will be prompted to enter your FSUID and password. You may create your own account on the platform to save materials and create bookmarks.

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