FRED PARKS LAW LIBRARY

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.

Current Hours Friday, 7/14 to Saturday, 7/22
There will be LIMITED REFERENCE SERVICE from Saturday, July 15 to Tuesday, July 18.

Current Library Hours

ACCESS HOURS

Sat: 8:30 a.m. – midnight
Sun: 10:00 a.m. – midnight
Mon – Fri: 7:00 a.m. – midnight

LIBRARY SERVICES HOURS

Sat: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sun: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Mon – Thurs: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

REFERENCE DESK HOURS

Librarians are “on call” for Reference Service during the hours below.
Please have Patron Services staff contact a Librarian to assist you.

Sat – Wed: Limited Reference Service
Sun: NO REFERENCE
Mon – Thurs: 9:30 a.m. – Noon, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fri: 9:30 a.m. – Noon, 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Reference service is also available by prior appointment.
Email: askpat@stcl.edu
Call: 713-646-1712

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Call for an appointment
713-646-1720

Library News

Featured Collection

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