Remote Access to Materials

Students have remote access to a number of library resources when they are not physically on-campus. To access library resources, it is best to use the methods outlined below or to look for resources using the Maloney Library Search. You may be asked to authenticate using your Fordham credentials before accessing materials. 

Study Aids

West Study Aids

West Study Aids are available electronically from West Academic through the end of the spring semester. Study aids include electronic versions of Hornbooks, Concepts & Insights books, Nutshells, as well as other series. 

To access the study aids, visit Authenticate using your Access IT ID credentials (your usual LawNet login).

You can also access the study aids electronically via the Maloney Library catalog by searching “West Academic Study Aids” or the title of the series you are interested in.


The Maloney Library offers many databases on diverse topics. You can find a database in the catalog or via our Databases List that organizes the databases by subject or by title. For more databases, you can visit the University’s Database List.


To search for eBooks, search the Maloney Library catalog using keywords, title, author, and/or publisher. Some eBooks listed in our catalog must be requested and approved. If you see a pop up window to request a specific book, please fill it out.

We will work diligently to approve eBook requests. If you have trouble accessing an eBook, please consult our eBook Guide.

Journal List

This list contains Maloney Library’s journals and selected law-related University journals along with online access information including the dates of publication that are available online. If you are unable to find a particular journal here, please visit the University’s Journal List.

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NOTE that you MUST register using your email address.

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