Welcome to Fondren Library! We hope you will always feel at home in the library.
This guide is one of many designed to help you transition to life at Rice and in the U.S. Be sure to look at other guides (libguides.rice.edu) for help with academic subjects and practical concerns. Some that might be especially helpful are:
If you need help finding resources in specific subject areas, access the list of subject librarians.
Your journey at Rice most likely began by contacting the Office of International Students and Scholars The OISS provides invaluable information and support. If you are a graduate student or Post Doc, you will want to be aware of all the assistance provided by the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office and the Graduate Student Association. For undergraduates, check out the helpful links on the Dean of Undergraduates' page. Also be sure to check out the activities and resources offered by the Rice Office of Multicultural Affairs.