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Rice OIT Increasing Wi-Fi Coverage for Finals

Rice Office of Information Technology is increasing Fondren Library's Wi-Fi coverage for studying and finals this week:

1st floor reading rooms 2nd floor mezzanine 3rd floor 6th floor Rice Only study

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STUDENTS: Win a Private Study Room for Finals

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19th Century Newspapers Database Trial

New Trial: 19th Century Newspapers

With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers will be able to research history in ways previously unavailable.

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Music from Fondren

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.

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Now Access the Wall Street Journal

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.

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New Trial: Medical Services and Warfare

Explore multiple perspectives on the history of injury, treatment and disease on the front line. Chart scientific advances through hospital records, medical reports and first-hand accounts, and discover the evidence of how war shaped medical practice across the centuries.

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Race Relations in America

New Trial: Race Relations in America

Based at Fisk University from 1943-1970, the Race Relations Department and its annual Institute were set up by the American Missionary Association to investigate problem areas in race relations and develop methods for educating communities and preventing conflict.

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New Trial: Migration to New Worlds: The Modern Era

New Trial: Migration to New Worlds: The Modern Era

From the century of immigration, through to the modern era, Migration to New Worlds charts the emigration experience of millions across 200 years of turbulent history.

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Frontier Life

Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters

This digital collection of primary source documents helps us to understand existence on the edges of the anglophone world from 1650-1920.

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