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Resources for First Year Law Students

This guide contains information to help first year law students (1Ls) survive their first year of law school. It provides information on many different library resources to help them succeed in their first year classes and beyond.

Helpful Guides

The guides and articles below provide 1Ls with helpful advice on everything from orientation to briefing cases, to career planning.

LibGuides 1Ls may find useful:

CALI Lessons

Online Study Aids

Online Study Aids are accessible within the library.  Note that off-campus access requires EZproxy login with NCCU username and password.  For more information visit the Online Study Aid Collections webpage.

Suggested Reading for 1Ls

Starting law school off right is vital for 1Ls.  Below are just a few of the resources in the Law Library that can assist with developing good study habits and provide other important information about how to get started off right in law school and what law school is truly like.

More resources can be located using the Library's Online Catalog and searching with subject headings and search terms like those listed below: