Online Bookstore FAQ Page
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You may purchase your course materials anywhere you choose, EXCEPT for course packs and custom books, and the URLs
the vendors who sell those are below.
WHERE DO I FIND MY BOOK LIST?
Your book list can be found by logging into the STUDENT PORTAL and clicking on the REGISTRATION & RECORDS
tab, then clicking on MY SCHEDULE, then selecting the correct SESSION and scrolling down to click on BOOK
LIST. (Note: You may have to allow pop-ups)
WHEN CAN I PURCHASE MY COURSE MATERIALS?
Your course materials should be available for purchase the month before classes begin but may be available as
early as Registration.
WHO SELLS MY COURSE MATERIALS?
Legal Books Distributing will carry print
versions of most course materials and Montezuma/RedShelf will be
the exclusive vendor carrying course packs. Publishers may also carry your course materials, with
the exception of course packs. (See #9 for details about these sources)
- Most books are assigned a unique identifier (ISBN) by the publisher, that
distinguishes the specific edition/version. Whenever available, the 13-digit ISBNs have been
provided to help you search for your books.
- Before purchasing, read all Instructor's Notes on your CWSL custom
Book List in the STUDENT PORTAL.
HOW DO I FIND A PUBLISHER’S WEBSITE/URL?
You can Google each publisher to find their website OR you may find many of them on this site: https://lawbookspublishersurls.wordpress.com/
CAN I USE DIGITAL COURSE MATERIALS IN CLASS?
Not in all classes.
If your professor has an open book exam, you may not be able to access your digital book because of
restrictions with our exam software so before purchasing, either ask your professor, check the "Instructor's
Note" on your custom Course Materials/Book list, and/or refer to your syllabus.
If digital versions are allowed and exist, some may be available for purchase through RedShelf or through the
Some publishers use authoring software to offer other digital solutions that come with outline tools
and self-assessment materials, to name a few features. A few of the larger publishers and their platforms
are listed below:
CAN I RENT MY BOOKS?
You are welcome to find any online vendor who rents books but make sure you search for the correct
version/edition by using each book’s unique 13-digit ISBN, if it has one.
HOW DO I PURCHASE THE DIGITAL MATERIAL “CORE GRAMMAR FOR LAWYERS”?
If this material is required in any of your classes, before placing your order, wait to receive a Class Code from your professor
so you can access the required material and link your account with theirs as you check out.
SOME ONLINE SOURCES THAT CARRY COURSE MATERIALS
- LEGAL BOOKS DISTRIBUTING (LBD) carries
print versions of most of CWLS’s books.
- MONTEZUMA/REDSHELF is the exclusive vendor for
all of CWSL’s Course packs. Course packs are printed on demand
it should take 24 business hours to print and ship after placing your order.
- Montezuma Publishing obtains the copyrights for our course packs.
- RedShelf processes the orders through their website and provides you with customer service.
- You may also find digital versions of your books on this site but before you
purchase, either ask your professor, check the syllabus and/or check the "Instructor's Note" to
see if they’re allowed in class.
PUBLISHERS carry books that are currently in print and most publishers sell their books through
WILL COURSE MATERIALS BE AVAILABLE ON RESERVE IN THE LIBRARY?
Per current state and local health directives, the library is currently closed. Once the library reopens,
most textbooks will be available on reserve in the library but there will be a limited supply so please plan
WHERE CAN I PURCHASE CWSL GEAR?
You may purchase CWSL gear on www.cwslgear.com.
WILL THERE BE A BUY-BACK PROGRAM?
TBD Just make sure you have the correct versions/editions by using each book’s 13-digit ISBN, if it has one.
Complete Online Bookstore FAQ Pdf