Administration & Organization - ADMIN

Provides the guidance for the Library's services and role in the University. Supports the daily operations of the Library and its staff.

Pet Therapy Study Breaks

Study Break with Coffee, Snacks, Giveaways and Ornaments
Tuesday, December 7 from 2-4pm

Hidden Owl Hunt
Tuesday, December 7 from 4-6pm

Pet Therapy Study Breaks
Wednesday, December 8 from 5-9pm
Thursday, December 9 from 5-7pm
Friday, December 10 from 3-5pm

Fondren Study Break and Therapy Pets

Hidden Owl Hunt

Study Break with Coffee, Snacks, Giveaways and Ornaments
Tuesday, December 7 from 2-4pm

Hidden Owl Hunt
Tuesday, December 7 from 4-6pm

Pet Therapy Study Breaks
Wednesday, December 8 from 5-9pm
Thursday, December 9 from 5-7pm
Friday, December 10 from 3-5pm

Fondren Study Break and Therapy Pets

​​​​​​​Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services

Rice University is seeking a creative and future-oriented leader as the Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services. The successful candidate will provide leadership both in managing current staff and services and in collaboratively envisioning and implementing evolving services of this user-oriented department. The position reports to the Assistant University Librarian for Information Technology and Technical Services.

Climate Preparedness Week 2021 - Event Calendar

Please click to view the Climate Preparedness Week 2021 Events.

Event Calendar

Sept. 29 at 2pm - Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico

 

Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico: Why They are Stronger and How to be Ready


Welcome to Houston! Climate-fueled hurricanes are in your future, how should you prepare? Join Dr. Sylvia Dee, Rice Climate Scientist, and Dr. Lizzie Wallace, Rice Postdoctoral Fellow, virtually to hear about why and how climate change is producing more powerful hurricanes. Jerusha Kasch, Rice's Director of Institutional Crisis Management, will provide details about preparing for hurricanes.

Fondren Library's Green Team is excited to be part of Communities Responding to Extreme Weather's (CREW) Climate Prep Week, which runs from Sept. 24-30, 2021. This week is dedicated to learning, service and actions that better prepare our communities for extreme weather events.

Stop by Fondren Library on Monday Sept. 27 or Tuesday Sept. 28 to get more information about preparing for hurricanes and to enter a raffle to win a solar crank radio with a flashlight and cell phone charger!

For more information go to: library.rice.edu/climate-resilience-hub and www.climatecrew.org.

Date: Sept. 29, 2021
Time: 2 pm CST
Register at: https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qc-GhrjkrHNJEzn4FmAQQji-CXy6sJRAc

Spring 2021 - News from Fondren Available Now

Fondren Library Undergraduate Creative Writing Prize Winners' Reading

Congratulations to Jenny Li-Wang, Shreyas Karki and Sophia Peng, the winners of the fifth annual Fondren Library Undergraduate Creative Writing Awards!

Please join us for a Prize Winners’ Reading on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 7:00 PM, via Zoom. Students will read their recognized works! To attend the reading, register at https://tinyurl.com/fondrenwinners.