Library News

New Subscription: Unlimited file syncing storage for Rice Zotero users

Unlimited file syncing storage for Rice Zotero users provided by Fondren Library’s Zotero Storage subscription

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New Trial: Africa's Historical Newspapers

New Trial: Africa's Historical Newspapers

A trial for African Newspapers consists of the following three collections:

1) World Newspaper Archive: African Newspapers, Series I, 1800-1922. This collection provides more than 40 fully searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries;

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Fountain Pen

Congratulations to the winners of the Fondren Library Undergraduate Creative Writing Awards!

The Larry McMurtry Prize in Fiction ($1000) is awarded to Neha Tallapragada for "Sunny Day".

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RESCHEDULED -- Friends of Fondren Library Gala and Auction

New Date: March 26, 2021 - Friends of Fondren Library Gala and Auction

This event has been rescheduled for Friday, March 26, 2021. Table and ticket purchases will be honored at the rescheduled event. 

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Personal Archiving: Strategies to Preserve Your Digital and Physical Treasures.

Zoom Session: Personal Archiving: Strategies to Preserve Your Digital and Physical Treasures.

Attend this session with certified archivists Amanda Focke and Rebecca Russell, of the Fondren Library's Woodson Research Center to learn some general approaches to preserving your important personal photographs, letters, emails, digital files on older media, and more.

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Media Mail

Mail your books back to Fondren via USPS Media Mail

Fondren Materials:All Fondren materials have their due dates changed to Tuesday, August 25, 2020 (the day after the beginning of the fall semester) for most users except for graduating students.

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Creative Writing Contest

NEW DEADLINE: Undergraduate Creative Writing Awards - $3,000 in Prizes

The Larry McMurtry Prize in Fiction $1,000 judged by Sabrina Orah Mark The Max Apple Prize in Nonfiction $1,000 judged by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

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