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Gilbert & Ruth Whitaker Business Information Center (BIC)

Business Information Center

Gilbert & Ruth Whitaker

Business Information Center (BIC)

Summer Hours, May 1st -- August 26th:

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed

Spring and Fall Semester Hours:

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm          


Room 210, McNair Hall, Loop Road
Rice University

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The Gilbert & Ruth Whitaker Business Information Center (BIC) is located on the second floor of McNair Hall in suite 210. It includes a large reading room, an online resource room, and an additional study space containing reference materials and journals. The BIC’s name honor’s the Jones Graduate School of Business's fourth dean, Gilbert R. Whitaker and his wife, Ruth.

Resources for Students

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Journals: Rice libraries provide access to a large number and variety of online fulltext journals. The scope of the collection is broad with excellent coverage in art, business, economics, engineering, literature, music, natural sciences and social sciences.



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