Coming Soon - New Reading Room
Apologies for the inconvenience caused by our first floor renovations. We are planning a beautiful new reading room with lots more places to study and relax.
Ph.D. and PostDoc Students: Check Out Our Research Guide
Welcome to Rice! Check out our handy research guide for Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Scholars.
Historic Records of Jesse Jones Archived in Woodson
The historic records of Jesse Jones (1874-1956), one of the nation's most powerful appointed officials during the Great Depression and World War II and one of Houston's pre-eminent developers during the first half of the 20th century, are now archived at Rice University's Fondren Library.
Francis Poulenc Archive Arrives at Fondren
Fondren Library announces the acquisition of the Rose Lambiotte Family Francis Poulenc Archive, consisting of original autograph musical manuscripts, signed and inscribed printed scores, autograph letters and related material.
Student Jobs for the Fall Semester, Apply Now
Looking to work at Fondren Library in the fall?
Ithaka S+R Survey Rice Research
Rice University’s Fondren Library partnered with Ithaka S+R to administer an online survey in Spring 2015 to inform and improve library services. Faculty were surveyed on three topics, including: Digital Research Activities, Data Preservation & Management, and Discovery.