Community Borrowers

Even if you're not affiliated with Rice University directly, you can still borrow items from Fondren Library. Check the table below to see if you are eligible to borrow items through these local institutions.

If your organization is listed below, please present your ID to the Circulation Desk.

Your Institution

Who can borrow?


University of Houston - Central


Patrons with On-site ILL approval from home institution, which also notifies Fondren Library.


University of Houston - Clear Lake


Patrons with On-site ILL approval from home institution, which also notifies Fondren Library.


University of Houston – Downtown


Patrons with On-site ILL approval from home institution, which also notifies Fondren Library.


Houston Baptist University


Patrons with On-site ILL approval from home institution, which also notifies Fondren Library.


Texas Southern University


Patrons with On-site ILL approval from home institution, which also notifies Fondren Library.


University of St. Thomas


Patrons with On-site ILL approval from home institution, which also notifies Fondren Library.


Menil


Eligible staff with institutional ID


Museum of Fine Arts Houston


Eligible staff with institutional ID

Not on the list?

You can still gain borrowing privileges at Fondren Library through our donor program, The Friends of Fondren.