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.

You can also do an Advanced Search on Stella+

Request materials not owned by The Fred Parks Law Library via Interlibrary Loan

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Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians. Know what we know – find it in LibGuides!

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.

The Fred Parks Law Library will CLOSE Wednesday, November 27th at 5:00 p.m., until Friday, November 29th in honor of THANKSGIVING.

Library hours through Thursday, 11/28/2019


Through 11/26
Mon – Thurs: 6:00 a.m.- midnight
Fri: 6:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Sat: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sun: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

11/27 to 11/28
Wed, 11/27: 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thurs, 11/28: CLOSED


Through 11/26
Mon – Sat: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sun: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

11/27 to 11/28
Wed, 11/27: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thurs, 11/28: CLOSED


Through Tue, 11/26
Mon – Thurs: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

On Friday, Reference Service will be “on call.” Please ask the Patron Services Desk to page the Librarian on call during the following hours:
Fri: 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sat: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wed, 11/27 to Thurs, 11/28
Wed, 11/27: NO REFERENCE
Thurs, 11/28: CLOSED

Reference service is also available by prior appointment.
Call: 713-646-1712

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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.