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Archive for May 4th, 2022

Emmanuel and Emmanuel CrunchTime Outlines Available Electronically

Emmanuel and Emmanuel CrunchTime Outlines are now available from Aspen Publishing.  Other online study aids series included in our subscription include: Examples & Explanations, Glannon Guides, and more.  There are more than 200 titles plus video and audio lectures, covering 30 topics in our subscription.

How to access:

  1. Go to also available from “law databases” on the law library’s homepage).
  2. If you aren’t already logged on to the C|M|LAW network, you should be prompted to log into the law school proxy server. Students use your 7-digit CSU ID number and the password that you use to log into the computer lab. Faculty and staff use your 7 digit CSU ID and the password you use to access your office computer.
  3. After entering your C|M|LAW credentials, you will be taken to the Aspen Learning Library site. It should say “You are logged into Cleveland Marshall Law” on the top of the webpage.
  4. You can browse all the books in the collection as a guest.

Create an Aspen Learning Library Account

Personalize your experience by creating an Aspen Learning Library account. Creating an Aspen account allows you to add bookmarks, notes, highlights, custom shelves, and favorites.

  1. Under ‘Don’t have a personal account?” click on Register and follow the prompts. You must use your Law email account. Click just to the left of the CAPTCHA text to enter it.
  2. Aspen should send you a verification email (it may go into your junk folder so be sure to check there.) If you don’t receive an email, contact Beth Farrell at and/or Amy Burchfield at
  3. Once your account is properly set-up, you can login independently from the law school’s network.



As a reminder, there are hard copies of study aids in A066 and flashcards available for checkout and more online study aids from West Academic available.


Well-Being Week in Law, May 2-6, Wednesday: Engage & Grow – Career & Intellectual Well-Being

Engage & Grow: Career & Intellectual Well-Being 
How To Participate in Well-Being Week Today? 

LISTEN TO THIS: How to Be Happier at Work, 54:29 mins. On the Happiness Lab Podcast, Yale
psychologist Dr. Leslie Santos talks with Dan Harris (from Ten Percent Happier)
about how to find greater happiness at work.

READ THIS: Positive Psychology in the Workplace by Brad Desmond, founder of positive psychology. Dr. Martin Seligman’s “PERMA” model offers five pathways to well-being.
Learn how to apply them at work.

DO THIS: After reading the article above, take the Workplace PERMA Profiler (it’s free on
U Penn’s Authentic Happiness website; you’ll just need to set up a free account).
Make a plan (individually or with your work team) to increase one PERMA element
over the next month.

“Passion for your work is a little bit of discovery, followed by a lot of development, and
then a lifetime of deepening.” – Angela Duckworth, psychologist and author of Grit

For more information, see: Institute for Well-Being in Law

For wellness resources in the library, see our Mental Health and Well-Being resource guide and check out our Wellness Book Collection in the Ohio Room.