Welcome to the Doherty Library. Whether you are a student or faculty member here at the University of St. Thomas, or a visitor to the campus, you are welcome to explore the varied strengths of our library collections. For visitors, see our library entrance policy. Come browse the book stacks, study in our Silent Reading Room, or pursue scholarly research using our computer network. With over 250,000 books and access to 80,000 periodical titles, and subscriptions to over 150 databases, the Doherty Library is a major learning resource for students, faculty and the Houston community. We hope that you find the Doherty Library more than adequate in fulfilling your research and academic needs.