Library News

Share a Story

Share a story, suggestions or wishes for the future of the library.

Make a suggestion, share a story, or express your wishes for the future of Fondren Library. Please tell us what the library means to you, what sorts of programs and services make a difference in your life, and how a staff member has helped you.


Center for Open Science

Increasing Openness and Reproducibility in Quantitative Research

There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop, hosted by the Center for Open Science , to learn easy, practical steps researchers can take to increase the reproducibility of their work. The workshop will be hands-on. Using example studies, attendees will actively participate in creating a reproducible project from start to finish.



First Floor Lockers - 4 Hour Checkout

Lockers are available on a first come, first serve basis to any Rice ID holder with library privileges. Keys can be picked up at the Circulation Desk and they have a 4 hour checkout with zero renewals.


Doug Brinkley

The Books That Shaped My World - Dec. 12 at 6pm

New Date & Location 

The Books That Shaped My World with Doug Brinkley


Pet Therapy

Fondren Study Breaks - April 24, 26, 27, 28

Monday April 24 at 9pm - Coffe and snacks study break Wednesday, April 26 at 5pm - Therapy Pets Thursday, April 27 at 5pm - Therapy Pets Friday, April 28 at 3pm - Therapy Pets