Library News

2017 Friends of Fondren Gala

2017 Friends of Fondren Library Gala - March 2, 2017

Join us for the Friends of Fondren Library's 37th annual gala dinner and auction honoring The D.


Baby Changing

Fondren Library Now Has A Baby Changing Station

Located on the first floor, in the unisex bathroom near Fondren 156.


New - Browzine Subscription

Browse Fondren's Journal Subscriptions -App Enabled

BrowZine is a tool for browsing journals with features that allow you to curate a collection, personalize your journal reading experience and follow your favorite journals in your field.


Portable DVD

New Service: Portable DVD Players at Circulation Desk

4hr check outs with Rice ID Plays  DVD, SD card and USB

Pick one up today at the Circulation Desk!


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.