Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Law Library

Resources for First Year Law Students

The Law Library staff welcomes you to the Law Library. We are ready to make your first year at law school a positive and productive experience. This guide will introduce you to resources and services we have developed especially for you and other helpful resources to help you have a successful law school experience.  

Law Library Blog/Facebook/Twitter

Your first order of business should be to subscribe to the Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.  The blog aims to keep you up-to-date on the services we provide as well as a way to inform the College of Law community about key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news, including but not limited to items of particular interest to Maricopa County and Arizona. Like us on Facebook and you will get information about Law Library services and resources.  Follow us on Twitter to get up-to-the-minute information about the Law Library and participate in our Twitter contests.

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Information About the Law Library

Research Help from the Law Library

Class Preparation

Study Skills Resources

Legal Research and Writing

Legal Citation Guides

Legal Dictionaries

Preparing for Exams


Reflections, Inspiration & Advice

Legal Humor: When You Need a Break

updated 8/14


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