Library News

FOFL reception

Friends of Fondren Library Reception on March 29, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, the Friends of Fondren Library will host its annual event honoring Rice faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Friends of Fondren Library who have authored a book published in calendar year 2016, edited a journal published in 2016, composed a major mu


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AtoZ Databases - Trial Subscription through April 1

AtoZdatabases is the premier reference and marketing database marketed to Library, Academic, and Government institutions throughout the U.S. This simple, user-friendly, web-based solution provides details on businesses and households within the U.S (AtoZ Databases).


2017 Friends of Fondren Gala

2017 Friends of Fondren Library Gala - March 2, 2017

Join us for the Friends of Fondren Library's 37th annual gala dinner and auction honoring The D.


Baby Changing

Fondren Library Now Has A Baby Changing Station

Located on the first floor, in the unisex bathroom near Fondren 156.


New - Browzine Subscription

Browse Fondren's Journal Subscriptions -App Enabled

BrowZine is a tool for browsing journals with features that allow you to curate a collection, personalize your journal reading experience and follow your favorite journals in your field.


Portable DVD

New Service: Portable DVD Players at Circulation Desk

4hr check outs with Rice ID Plays  DVD, SD card and USB

Pick one up today at the Circulation Desk!


Share a Story

Share a story, suggestions or wishes for the future of the library.

Make a suggestion, share a story, or express your wishes for the future of Fondren Library. Please tell us what the library means to you, what sorts of programs and services make a difference in your life, and how a staff member has helped you.