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Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cheetah is the legal research platform for Wolters Kluwer. It allows access to numerous practice materials and treaties on a variety of topics. A number of the resources are only available through the Cheetah website. If there is a source that is published by Wolters Kluwer that you are having trouble accessing, try accessing it through Cheetah. Cheetah will soon be the exclusive host of CCH’s IntelliConnect tax resource database. You can access IntelliConnect through Cheetah now by clicking on the “WK Products” link located in the upper right section of Cheetah’s home page.
We wish everyone the best of luck on their exams. Remember to take care of yourself. Eating healthy, getting adequate sleep, and taking breaks to exercise after longer study sessions can help you reduce stress and retain information.
The law library has more available than legal texts and study rooms.
For students and faculty looking for recreational reading, the library has a variety of legal fiction available. The legal fiction collection is now located on the second floor near the Supreme Court reporters. The library also has a variety of legal themed documentaries and movies that are available for checkout at the circulation desk. To find out what titles are available, please use the catalog search box above.
In May, we focus on the world of legal fiction. Think you don't have time to read? Learn about the hidden benefits to reading fiction, both short- and long-term. If you would like to check out any of these books, please ask the circulation staff to place a hold on the book for you, and you will receive it at the end of the month. Want something immediately? Take a look at our popular reading collection, located on the second floor by the restrooms!
The Library has an Academic Support and Bar Prep guide! You can find it under the "Research Guides" tab, or go straight to it. One of the highlights is a link to the Florida Bar Study Guide. Go through questions taken from exams over the last 15 years, write essays, and compare them to the sample answers. Practice makes perfect, and these guides will give you plenty of practice!
Be sure to visit the Library’s Online Repository at http://commons.law.famu.edu/.
The Repository holds a variety of publications and documents that could be useful for projects and research. Alumni, faculty, and student academic publications are available free to access to anyone on the web and cover a wide variety of topics. Through the online repository platform, FAMU College of Law’s Scholarly Commons scholarship has reached thousands of researchers around the world. To see the readership that the College's scholarship has, you can view the daily downloads of the Repository’s holdings through a map located at the bottom of the main page.
The Repository also hosts materials on FAMU College of Law’s founding, including information on the efforts of Virgil Hawkins to enter into the profession of law.