Provides the guidance for the Library's services and role in the University. Supports the daily operations of the Library and its staff.
Containing over 200,000 volumes related to art, architecture, classical archaeology and music, this collection supports the fine arts departments of Rice University.
The Center provides instruction and support for all members of the Rice community to develop the skills needed to effectively share their ideas with the world.
Manages records of collection use and building access by general community users, course reserve readings, and shelving/reshelving of print library materials.
Builds and manages information collections in all formats.
Supports projects and activities for creating, disseminating and preserving digital scholarship at Rice.
Seeks to heighten community and alumni interest in Fondren Library and to support academic programs at Rice University by funding library collections and facilities.
Home to Fondren Library's business and management collection, the BIC is located in the Jones Business School.
Provides geographic information systems software and data assistance.
Obtains loans or copies of materials from around the world to supplement local library resources
Offers access and service for patents and trademarks, United States and Texas state government information, statistical data, maps, microfilm and microfiche.
Provides off-site, preservation housing for low-use library materials
Provides research assistance and instruction in the use of library resources.
Manages all business functions relating to the acquisition, analysis and discovery, and preservation of library collections regardless of media or format.
Researches and enhances the user experience with usability testing, focus groups, and ethnographic interviews.
Stewards the rarest of library artifacts, while assembling and organizing the institutional records of Rice University.