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Magazine covers of Art in America, ARTnews and Magazine Antiques

New Trial: Art Magazine Collection

Content includes: ● 1,200 issues of The Magazine Antiques (1922 – 2016) ● 650 issues of Art in America (1913 – 2015) ● 2,100 issues of ARTnews (1902 – 2006)

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New Trial: Research Methods Primary Sources

Designed as a tool to support students of the humanities and social sciences, this database introduces the key approaches to working with source materials and historical evidence (Adam Matthew).

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Candy Corn Characters

Winner of Fondren's Candy Corn Count

Undergraduate Faraz Asim won the prize with a guess of 3069. The next closest guess was 3023. The jar contains a grand total of 3113 pieces of candy corn.

207 student participated in the event.

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Tiger roaring illustration - A Reading and Book Launch with Tomás Q. Morín.

A Reading and Book Launch with Tomás Q. Morín - Cherry Reading Series

A Reading and Book Launch with Tomás Q. Morín. Presented by The Cherry Reading Series, Fondren Library and the Rice Department of English

Nov. 16 2021, 5:30 PM Ray Courtyard, Student Center (rain loc. Rice Memorial Chapel)

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Voting booths with red and white striped curtains in front of them. The floor says

Election Day is today!

Election Day is today, Tuesday, November 2!

There is a polling location on Rice campus, at the Welcome Center in the Sewall Hall main lobby, 7 am-7 pm.

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New Database: BioCyc Pathway/Genome Database

Fondren has a new database available! 

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 MLA Handbook cover

New Trial: MLA Handbook Plus

Online access to the brand-new ninth edition of the MLA Handbook (Modern Language Association).

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Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820

New Trial: Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires since 1820

This archive explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women’s voices and includes documents related to the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the British, French, Italian, Dutch

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The Artforum Archive (1962-2020)

New Trial: The Artforum Archive (1962-2020)

The backfile of Artforum (later Artforum International) offers reviews, features, and interviews relating to artists, exhibitions, publications, and other art world events / trends (ProQuest).

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