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1L Resources, Tips and Tools: Legal Research

This guide describes print and digital resources to help 1Ls succeed at Brooklyn Law School.

Reviews of Legal Research Textbooks & Handbooks

TIP: There are Legal Research Text Reviews provided by the Research Instruction and Patron Services Section of American Association of Law Libraries.  These reviews could be helpful when one needs to research a new legal subject area.  This site also includes reviews of some geographic-specific legal research guides.

Legal Research: Textbooks, Study Aids & Guides

FREE: Open Access eTextbook:

Additional Textbooks:


Nutshell Study Aid:


Guides to New York Legal Research:

Online Legal Research Tutorials