This Research Guide is designed to help online students in the MBA@Rice program find and use the resources of the Business Information Center at Jones School. It can be used by anyone in the Jones School and Rice community to connect to those resources.
There are two access points for library information:
The Gilbert & Ruth Whitaker Business Information Center (The BIC)
and the university's main library, Fondren.
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The Gilbert & Ruth Whitaker Business Information Center (The BIC) is located in Room 200 of the Janice & Robert McNair Hall, home of the Jones Graduate School of Business.
The BIC provides access to a print collection, specialized business databases, online books and online journals. The BIC's professional staff provides help to find and use these materials.
The BIC webpage on the Jones School website has links to everything you will see in this guide.
Hours: Go to the BIC Website for current hours and any special announcements. The hours are Central Time.
Contacts: Email: email@example.com
The best time to reach the full-time staff is M-F, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Central Time.
BIC Staff: Elise McCutchen firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicolas Castellanos email@example.com
TIP: If you aren't using your rice.edu email account when contacting us, please identify yourself as a Jones School student.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or check the FAQ.
Call us at 713-348-5113 or 713-348-5119.
Visit us at the Reference Desk (1st floor) during regular hours.
Contact one of the subject librarians for help with your subject-specific research project.