The Fred Parks Law Library offers students access to more than 90 law-related databases; a comprehensive range of government documents; special collections, including rare books, manuscripts, and archives; and legal research guides. These resources are all designed not only to support students in the classroom, but also to better prepare them for employment after graduation.

Search simultaneously across multiple databases for books, articles and more.

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For Outside Visitors

The primary function of The Fred Parks Law Library is to support the instructional and research activities of the South Texas College of Law Houston academic community.

Regular Hours


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8:30 am – 10 pm (Sat)

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9 am – 5 pm (Fri) Librarians are “on call.” Please have someone at Patron Services contact a Librarian to assist you.

1 pm – 5 pm (Sat)

And available by prior appointment.



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Featured Collection

Texas Rules Project: This includes changes to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure since 1941. More information to come.