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Provides the guidance for the Library's services and role in the University. Supports the daily operations of the Library and its staff.

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Winter Recess       Dec 16
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Dec 17
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Finding Hope in Extreme Weather

Join us for “Finding Hope in Extreme Weather” Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 1-2pm

This talk by Rev. Vernon K. Walker, Program Manager of Communities Respond to Extreme Weather, will focus on how social resilience is climate resilience. Rev. Walker will also talk about how climate change is part of social justice and will discuss some of the ways to prepare for extreme weather as a community.

Join Us for “Finding Hope in Extreme Weather” December 2

 

 

 

Sponsored by Fondren Library's Green Team as part of the American Library Association's Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change grant program.

Join us for “Finding Hope in Extreme Weather” Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 1-2pm

This talk by Rev. Vernon K. Walker, Program Manager of Communities Respond to Extreme Weather, will focus on how social resilience is climate resilience. Rev. Walker will also talk about how climate change is part of social justice and will discuss some of the ways to prepare for extreme weather as a community.

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Constitution Day 2020 - September 17

Constitution Day

 

Find out more information about the Constitution in our libguide.

Introducing Fondren's Sustainability Plan - Available Now

Fondren Library has joined the movement to become a more sustainable organization!

Over the past year, we have developed a sustainability plan through the Fondren Fellows Program, which is currently being implemented by our newly formed Green Team and student EcoRep.

Watch for changes to the library as we help foster a culture of sustainability in academic libraries and at Rice.

See https://library.rice.edu/sustainability for more information.

Sustainability at Fondren Library

News from Fondren - Spring 2020

News from Fondren Spring 2020 Cover

A Library newsletter to the Rice University community. Published twice a year (spring and fall)

Current Issue (PDF)

Past Issues (high quality)

COVID-19 Updates

Last Updated: April 8, 2020


The Fondren Library building is closed as of 2 pm on March 18 and will remain closed until further notice. As always, we offer many services online and continue to develop new services. See service updates here.

Building Access

  • Buildings are closed to all users for the time being.

  • Our book drops outside both entrances are open.

Director of Business Information Resources

Rice University is seeking a highly motivated, collaborative and service‐oriented Director of Business Information Resources. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the management of the Business Information Center (BIC), which is located in the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business (JGSB).  JGSB, also known as Rice|Business at Rice University, is committed to delivering a top-tier business education to a diverse group of high-performing students.