Fondren Library is here to help Rice Graduate and Undergraduate Students with their research.
- There are 16 subject librarians assigned to work with one or more academic disciplines.
- Check our our Research Guides: If your class has a research assignment, check out the selected resources and instructions for a particular subject area.
- Take one of our free short courses.
- Submit a question to our Reference Librarians.
- Get a book from another institution with the Interlibrary Loan Department.
Digital Media Commons Assistance
- Poster printing
- A/V equipment
- Media editing and converting
- Document/film/slide scanning
- Audio Studio or Video/Photography Studio
GIS/Data Center Assistance
- Request GIS data
- Request one-on-one GIS project training
Digital Scholarship Services Assistance
- Research Assistance
- Scholarly Communications Assistance
- Digital Scholarship Assistance
- Research Assistance
Kelley Center for Government Information, Data and Geospatial Services Assistance
Support undergraduate and graduate students research, teaching assistants’ instructions, extracurricular activities, clubs and community services needing government information, data, paper format maps, microform collections:
- Request to buy relevant books (government information, government data and statistics, maps, intellectual property, patent and trademarks).
- Request assistance with acquiring open government data sets and statistics
- Request assistance with finding non numerical government publications
- Make an appointment for one on one research and teaching support consultation
- Request or ask about our custom government information and data resource instructions
- Request assistance with accessing and operating microform scanning/viewing machines
- Request assistance with patent and trademark searching
- Request assistance with searching and accessing our paper format map collections
- Request assistance with searching and accessing Fondren Library microform collections
- Register our training workshops of finding and using government information and data for research
- Contact us and ask about Kelley Center opportunities for sharing your research/instruction/service/projects/publications using government information
- Kelley Center Information Desk for on-site quick reference and guidance
- Check out Kelley Center online research guides as self-help service
- We have Harris County certified voter registrars to get you registered to vote. Just ask
- Stay connected with us via Kelley Center Instagram