Skip to main content

Remote Access to Library Resources

This guide provides instructions for accessing library resources from off campus.

Notice

The following information applies to the Spring 2020 semester. Publishers may or may not continue to provide support through Summer and Fall. The library will update this section when more information is available.

Accessing Casebooks Remotely

A banner image reading "Casebooks"

Some publishers are providing complementary access to digital casebooks during the COVID-19 crisis.

Availability of complementary textbooks will depend on your casebook's publisher. If you are unsure who publishes your casebook, Amazon lists publisher information. For items not on Amazon, you should be able to find publication information by Googling the title and author(s) of your casebook; typically, the publisher's website should be in the top results.

For assistance determining the publisher of your casebook, please contact the library's reference department.

West Academic

West Academic will provide complementary digital casebooks through June 1. These casebooks are limited to students who own a print copy of the title who cannot access their copy due to special circumstances such as travel restrictions.  For more information, call West Academic at 877-888-1330 to speak with a customer service representative.   

Lexis

Lexis may provide digital casebook replacements on a title-by-title basis. Call 800-833-9844 to see if your casebook is eligible.

Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer will provide students free access to up to five casebooks via casebookconnect.com/free through May 31, 2020.

Some casebooks published by Wolters Kluwer may also be available at https://bookshelf.vitalsource.com/. After logging into the university VPN, create an account on Vitalsource with your university ID. Certain digital casebooks are available to borrow through the end of the semester.

Carolina Academic Press

Carolina Academic Press also provides free digital casebooks through https://bookshelf.vitalsource.com/. After logging into the university VPN, create an account on Vitalsource with your university ID. Certain digital casebooks are available to borrow through the end of the semester.

Follow William A. Wise Law Library on:   Facebook     Twitter     YouTube     RSS