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Academic Support Resources

The Law Library's Academic Support Collection is intended to help law students prepare for Law School classes and final exams. It includes a variety of current study aids, including Nutshells, the Understanding series, and the Examples and Explanations series, as well as material containing tips for effective study habits, examination strategies and bar preparation strategies. The Collection is located on the shelves across from the Reference Desk and the books are available for a 2-hour checkout.

For more in-depth or practical treatment of a subject, there are additional titles in the Reference and Treatise collection on the upper floor including Hornbooks and several multi-volume treatises (e.g., Nimmer on Copyright), but materials from the Reference and Treatise collection are not available for checkout.

When exam time approaches, remember the Exam Archives and "A" Answers available to law students via the Law School Intranet (, organized by UNM Law School professor name and then by class name.

If you have any questions or would like recommendations for which resource might be useful to you, please contact the Reference Desk (; 277-0935).