Library News


ScienceDirect Personalized Recommendation Service

ScienceDirect empowers smarter research at every step. Whether a journey for answers is short or long no one should travel alone. ScienceDirect provides the high-quality answers that improve research performance.


Color Printer

Color & Thesis Printer Moved to Fondren

OIT has moved the color laser and resume/thesis printers from Mudd Lab to Fondren Library for Rice Student use.

Color Printer Queue: fondrencolorColor Print Prices: $0.35/letter and $1.00/tabloid


More Wi-FI

Rice OIT Increasing Wi-Fi Coverage for Finals

Rice Office of Information Technology is increasing Fondren Library's Wi-Fi coverage for studying and finals this week:

1st floor reading rooms 2nd floor mezzanine 3rd floor 6th floor Rice Only study


STUDENTS: Win a Private Study Room for Finals

You must be logged into your Rice Google Account to view the contest form.


19th Century Newspapers Database Trial

New Trial: 19th Century Newspapers

With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers will be able to research history in ways previously unavailable.


Music from Fondren

NOV 7 - The Evocative Violin: Memories and Daydreams

Music from Fondren presents: The Evocative Violin: Memories and Daydreams 

This one hour concert with commentary will feature solo violin music by Bach, Ysaye and Bartók performed by Shepherd School undergraduate Michael Ferri.


Now Access the Wall Street Journal

New Rice Subscription: The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is an American business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.


New Trial: Medical Services and Warfare

Explore multiple perspectives on the history of injury, treatment and disease on the front line. Chart scientific advances through hospital records, medical reports and first-hand accounts, and discover the evidence of how war shaped medical practice across the centuries.