Library News


DMC Zoom Workshops - Learn New Digital Skills Remotely

The Digital Media Commons is continuing to provide instruction on a variety of digital subjects, all remotely, through Zoom.  


Anthropology E-Book Collection

New Purchase: Anthropology E-Book Collection

"Through traditional fieldwork and ethnography, cutting-edge theoretical approaches, and innovative reinventions of anthropological writing, the authors in this collection represent the best scholarship in the field.


Fondren Learning Zone

Read, Study, Collaborate, Research and Learn

The Fondren Learning Zone is a new collection of tutorials explaining Fondren's spaces, research resources and learning opportunities.


US Census Bureau logo

New Electronic Resource:

American FactFinder is offline permanently March 31, 2020.


Go to for new data releases.



Shapiro Library Staff Innovation Award

Deadline Extended: Nominate a Fondren employee for the Shapiro Library Staff Innovation Award until March 31.

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? 


Anthropocene Unseen: A Lexicon

New Rice Faculty Open Access Book Released with Library Support

A new book co-edited by Rice anthropology professor Cymene Howe has been published Open Access (OA) with support from Fondren Library.


Fondren Fellows Digital Humanities Showcase

Fondren Fellows Digital Humanities Showcase - February 27 at 3:30pm

Thursday, February 27, 2020 Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library 3:30-4:30


Photo: Andrew Neel

Trial: The Royal Geographical Society Archive

"The Society's archive contains vast collections of documents, maps, photographs, expedition reports, manuscript materials and books, and span 500 years of geography, travel and exploration (Wiley)."