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Access the Houston Post Historical Archive

Fondren Library recently purchased the Houston Post Historical Archive.  Our purchase is being used as seed money to finance the digitization of the Houston Post.   The digitization process has started and we now have access to portions of the newspaper from 1886 - 1944.  The digitization is ongoing so keep on checking back for more years.

To access the Houston Post Historical Archive, use the following link:

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=https://infoweb.newsbank.com/apps/news/browse-pub?p=EANX-NB&t=pubname%3A10EEA3FE61C5B8B0%21Houston%2520Post%2520Historical%2520Archive&action=browse

 

Oxford Bibliographies Online - Several Subject Areas

Every Oxford Bibliographies article gives expert overviews and lists of handpicked, annotated sources for further study. This resource is one of the best ways to efficiently get an expert’s perspective on the scholarly literature around a subject.

 

Fondren currently provides access to the following Oxford Bibliographies modules, constituting hundreds of bibliographic articles:

 

African Studies

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199846733

 

American Literature

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199827251
 

Anthropology

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199766567

 

Art History

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199920105

 

Atlantic History

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199730414

 

British and Irish Literature

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199846719

 

Ecology

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199830060

 

Education

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199756810

 

Environmental Science

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199363445

 

Evolutionary Biology

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199941728

 

Geography

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199874002

 

Latin American Studies

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199766581

 

Medieval Studies

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780195396584

 

Music

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199757824

 

Philosophy

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780195396577

 

Political Science

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199756223

 

Psychology

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199828340

 

Sociology

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199756384

 

And currently on trial: Management!

http://ezproxy.rice.edu/login?url=http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/browse?module_0=obo-9780199846740

 

Cherry Reading Series - Chang and Collier

Cherry Reading Series - Chang and Collier

 

Cherry Reading Series - Karen Thompson Walker, Mar. 4

Cherry Reading Series - Karen Thompson Walker, Mar. 4

Cherry Reading Series with Kiese Laymon

Kiese Laymon is a black southern writer, born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. Laymon earned an MFA in Fiction from Indiana University and is currently the Ottilie Schillig Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi. He served as the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Nonfiction at the University of Iowa in Fall 2017.  Laymon is the author of the novel, Long Division  and a collection of essays,  How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, and Heavy: An American Memoir. Heavy, winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal in Nonfiction, and finalist for the Kirkus Prize in nonfiction, and was named one of the Best Books of 2018 by the New York Times. Laymon has written essays, stories and reviews for numerous publications including Esquire, McSweeneys, New York Times, ESPN the Magazine, NPR, LitHub, The Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Vanity Fair, The Best American Series, Ebony, Travel and Leisure, Paris Review, Guernica and more. 

Cherry Reading Series with Kiese Laymon - Feb. 5

Kiese Laymon

Kiese Laymon is a black southern writer, born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. Laymon earned an MFA in Fiction from Indiana University and is currently the Ottilie Schillig Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi. He served as the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Nonfiction at the University of Iowa in Fall 2017.  Laymon is the author of the novel, Long Division  and a collection of essays,  How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, and Heavy: An American Memoir. Heavy, winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal in Nonfiction, and finalist for the Kirkus Prize in nonfiction, and was named one of the Best Books of 2018 by the New York Times. Laymon has written essays, stories and reviews for numerous publications including Esquire, McSweeneys, New York Times, ESPN the Magazine, NPR, LitHub, The Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Vanity Fair, The Best American Series, Ebony, Travel and Leisure, Paris Review, Guernica and more.