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Fondren 102 - History Resources at Fondren

Think you know the library?

Beyond its great spaces and basic search tools, the library serves the needs of advanced researchers with extensive specialized collections and skills instruction. Dig deeper with Fondren 102, a series of workshops introducing essential skills and subject resources.
 
Workshops are an hour long, free, and in the library Collaboration Space (B43A in the library basement) unless otherwise noted. Email instructors for details, or contact Joe Goetz at jeg3@rice.edu with any questions.

Fondren 102 - Where in the World? FInding and Using Digital Historic Maps

Think you know the library?

Beyond its great spaces and basic search tools, the library serves the needs of advanced researchers with extensive specialized collections and skills instruction. Dig deeper with Fondren 102, a series of workshops introducing essential skills and subject resources.
 
Workshops are an hour long, free, and in the library Collaboration Space (B43A in the library basement) unless otherwise noted. Email instructors for details, or contact Joe Goetz at jeg3@rice.edu with any questions.

ScienceDirect Personalized Recommendation Service

ScienceDirect empowers smarter research at every step. Whether a journey for answers is short or long no one should travel alone. ScienceDirect provides the high-quality answers that improve research performance.

Taking advantage of ScienceDirect's personalized recommendation email service will help you and your research community:

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Fondren 102 - Free, Specialized Workshops

NOV 7 - The Evocative Violin: Memories and Daydreams

Music from Fondren presents:

The Evocative Violin: Memories and Daydreams 

This one hour concert with commentary will feature solo violin music by Bach, Ysaye and Bartók performed by Shepherd School undergraduate Michael Ferri.

Tuesday, November 7 at 5:00 p.m. in the Fondren Library Kyle Morrow Room (3rd Floor)

New Rice Subscription: The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is an American business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.  The Wall Street Journal is the largest newspaper in the United States by circulation.

Available through your workstation, iPad, iPhone and Android for Rice NetID Holders. Rice subscription access requires a one-time Rice NetID authentication and WSJ account creation.

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TODAY: Cherry Reading Series: Sarah Sentilles

The Department of English hosts Sarah Sentilles for a special reading from her new book Draw Your Weapons.

Sarah Sentilles is a writer, critical theorist, scholar of religion, and author of many books, including Breaking Up with God: A Love Story. Her most recent book, Draw Your Weapons, was published by Random House in July 2017. She earned a bachelor’s degree at Yale and master’s and doctoral degrees at Harvard.

At the core of her scholarship, writing, and activism is a commitment to investigating the roles language, images, and practices play in oppression, violence, social transformation, and justice movements. She has taught at Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland State University, California State University Channel Islands, and Willamette University, where she was the Mark and Melody Teppola Presidential Distinguished Visiting Professor.

October 2, 2017

6:00-7:00pm

RMC/Ley Student Center Chapel

Criterion Collection - Available on Kanopy - Roku, iOS & Android

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Watch the Criterion Collection (and so much more) through your home TV or mobile device, indulge in festival indie, world cinema and acclaimed documentaries sourced from award-winning filmmakers globally or learn about every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS. Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service with an unrivaled collection of over 30,000 films. Watch on the big screen with Roku or download Kanopy’s mobile apps in iOS and Android. 

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NEW TRIAL: Literary Print Culture Database

The Stationers’ Company Archive is one of the most important resources for understanding the workings of the early book trade, the printing and publishing community, the establishment of legal requirements for copyright provisions and the history of bookbinding. Explore extremely rare documents dating from 1554 to the 21st century in this invaluable resource of research material for historians and literary scholars.

The collection includes the registers of entries of copies which were used to establish publishers', booksellers' and eventually authors' copyright until the introduction of automatic copyright in 1912. Mapping the origins of copyright, the registers are key sources for the study of publishing in early modern England, and include historic entries such as Shakespeare’s First Folio (included on p.69 of Liber D November 8th 1623). The Company’s records also document the life of one of the world’s longest running publishing companies, the English Stock (1603-1960), which held the monopoly for many years over a number of popular and frequently re-published works (Adam Matthew).

Access Literary Print Culture

http://www.literaryprintculture.amdigital.co.uk/