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1L Survival Guide: Law School 101


Welcome to BU Law!  We are looking forward to working with you during your time here.

This guide is intended to provide you with some basic information about the library's offerings that can help you during your 1L year.

CALI Lessons

The Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction allows professors from all over the country to create interactive lessons that can be viewed from your computer.  These lessons cover a large range of topics, including most 1L subjects.  Your password has been included in the e-mail you got from the library with all your passwords.  Here are some of the lessons dedicated to the first year experience:


eLangdell is from CALI and provides books that can be downloaded as PDFs, to a device, or purchased in print.

Online Books

Law School Success