Library News

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.


Center for Open Science

Increasing Openness and Reproducibility in Quantitative Research

There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop, hosted by the Center for Open Science , to learn easy, practical steps researchers can take to increase the reproducibility of their work.



First Floor Lockers - 4 Hour Checkout

Lockers are available on a first come, first serve basis to any Rice ID holder with library privileges. Keys can be picked up at the Circulation Desk and they have a 4 hour checkout with zero renewals.


Doug Brinkley

The Books That Shaped My World - Dec. 12 at 6pm

New Date & Location 

The Books That Shaped My World with Doug Brinkley


Pet Therapy

Fondren Study Breaks - April 24, 25, 26, 27

Tuesday April 24 at 7pm - Coffee and snacks study break Wednesday, April 25 at 5pm - Therapy Pets Thursday, April 26 at 5pm - Therapy Pets Friday, April 27 at 3pm - Therapy Pets