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Alumni Services

Fondren Library provides online access to selected resources through an agreement with the Office of Alumni Affairs

  • The Rice Alumni Digital Library is accessed through the Rice Alumni website and requires an alumni logon.
  • simple registration procedure is available for first-time users. Please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs for assistance in registering for use of the Rice Alumni website, and with questions regarding criteria for alumni status.

Selected Resources

  • ABI/Inform Complete, featuring nearly 5,400 journals in full text, covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information. (Please note that selected titles, including Wall Street Journal, ordinarily included in this database are not available for alumni access.)What's included?
  • Proquest Science Journals, containing over 1,270 journals in full text in the applied and general sciences.

  • eBrary Academic Complete, an highly interactive and growing ebook database that covers all academic subject disciplines.

  • JSTOR, containing over 1,400 scholarly journals in all disciplines beginning with the first issue and continuing until a "moving wall" of from 0 to 10 years prior to today.

  • Project Muse journals, containing nearly 520 high quality journals in the humanities, arts, and social sciences.

Please note that Fondren Library's online catalog is available without restriction from all locations. In addition, Fondren Library's extensive digital collections are available for use by alumni and the general community at public workstations located in the library.

The Rice Alumni Digital Library is a cooperative program between the Office of Alumni Affairs, Fondren Library and Information Technology, aimed at providing remote online access to a collection of high-quality information sources supporting life-long learning to Rice alumns.

Rice Alumni can join the Friends of Fondren for a reduced membership fee.

  • Membership benefits include the ability to borrow print collections, and invitations to a wide variety of social events.