Request Forms


Digital Collections Accessible Format Request Form
If you need a more accessible version of a PDF, audio file, video file, or another format, please fill out the form below.
Digital Curation Lab Work Request
Please use this form to request digital curation assistance from DCL staff to work on special projects for teaching, research or those requiring attention to digital preservation.
DMC Request Appointment
Please fill out this form to request an appointment with a member of the DMC staff.
DMC Work Request
The DMC maintains a small staff that may be able to assist with your project.
Duplication of Materials
This form is for patrons requesting Woodson assistance to duplicate and/or digitize Woodson materials.
GDC Help Request Form
This form can be used to request help and/or schedule an appointment with GDC staff.
GDC Work Request
Use this form to request GIS work to be completed by the staff of the GDC.
Request Consultation with Digital Scholarship Services
Please use this form to set up an appointment with DSS.
SciFinder Scholar Registration Request
Patrons should use this form to request the registration link for the web version of SciFinder Scholar.


Borrower Application
Please use this form to register your Fondren Library borrowing account.
DMC Borrower's Agreement Form
DMC first time borrowers need to fill out this form.
LSC Retrieval Request
Visitors without a Rice ID can use this form to request items from off-site storage.
Missing Item Search Request
If an item is not checked out, and does not appear in the correct call number location on the shelf, you may request a search for the missing item.
On-Site ILL Approval Request
Use this form to get approval for on-site borrowing.
Patron Notification - LSC Staff
LSC Staff can use this form to notify patrons of delivery.
Report an Item as Returned
If you have returned an item to Fondren Library and it still shows as checked-out in your library account, this form will initiate an investigation.
Rush Processing of In-Process Item
Request an on-order/in-process/repair item to be rushed to be able to picked up.


Archival Objects
This form auto-populates from a link in the TARO website with digital objects that have viewing restrictions.
Consent to Publish Online in Rice University's Institutional Repository
This form facilitates the description of copyright status, any transfer of copyright, and the donor’s preferences regarding online publication in Rice University’s institutional repository, located at, for the archival materials speci
Draft - Suggest a Purchase
We welcome suggestions for purchase of library materials.
Request for Permission to Publish Woodson Research Center (WRC) Materials
This form is an application and agreement for the use of WRC materials in a publication.
Request to Accession to LSC - WRC Staff
This form is for exclusive use by Woodson staff who wish to request accession of new materials to the Library Service Center.
Return Items to the LSC - WRC Staff
For WRC Staff - Login Required
Suggest a Purchase
We welcome suggestions for purchase of library materials.
Trial Feedback
Please use this form to share your feedback on a Fondren Library trial resource.
Woodson Research Center Deed of Gift
This document transfers ownership of physical and digital materials to Rice University, and addresses donor’s preferences regarding intellectual property rights (copyright) and any restrictions on the use of the collections.


Apply to be a Library Student Ambassador
Join our student panel and have your voices heard on future renovations, spaces and services at Fondren.
Shapiro Library Staff Innovation Award Nomination Form
Have you been wowed by a Fondren Library staff member's innovative solutions to problems, exemplary service to the Rice community, can-do attitude, or all of the above? Here is your chance to honor them.
Student Jobs
Fondren Library has jobs available for students each semester.
Volunteering and Internships
Please use the summary field and keep it to one sentence if possible.


Naxos Music Library Account
This form can be used by current Rice faculty members who would like to create listening playlists within the Naxos Music Library.
Request ArcGIS Desktop Software
A list of options for accessing Esri ArcGIS software.
Request Data Assistance
Contact the Research Data Services team to discuss your research data.
Rice Open Access Policy: Waiver Request
Use this form to opt out of Rice's Open Access Policy
Rice Research Repository Submission
Use this form to submit your scholarly work for inclusion in the Rice Research Repository (R-3).


DMC Photography Studio Reservation Request for Video Project
Due to lack of soundproofing between the Audio Studio and the Photography Studio, we ask that all video project reservation requests for the Photography studio be made through this web form. DMC staff will respond to your request in 24 hours.
Locker Request Form
Faculty and students may request to rent a locker in the library.
Request Exhibit Space
Members of the Rice community may request to install an exhibit in Fondren Library.
Request Study Carrel
Faculty and graduate students may request to rent a study carrel.
Study Room Advance Reservations
Fondren Library offers a few study rooms that may be reserved more than 3 days in advance.


DMC IDT Charge Authorization
Please use this form to create an IDT charge authorization for services at the DMC.
DMC Poster Printing Request Form
Please make sure poster URL is accessible.
DMC Student Esther Account Charge Authorization
Please use this form to create a charge for students only.
High School Student Permission Form
Required for entry for any student under 18.
Memorial & Honor Gifts Program
The Friends of Fondren Library Memorial & Honor Gifts Program provides funds for the purchase of books, manuscripts and electronic materials that are needed to support teaching and research at Rice University.

Training & Education

Course Evaluation Form
Evaluate your recent short course.
DMC Custom Workshop Request
The Digital Media Commons is eager to work with you to offer targeted workshops focused on your needs.
Leganto Study Confidentiality & Consent Form
Please use this form to give consent to Fondren Library for your participation in the Leganto Study.
Request a Library Tour or Class
Fondren Library provides tours or classes for Rice courses and community schools.
Request a Workshop on Data
Contact us for a custom workshop on data from Fondren's Research Data Team