Pearl River Community College

Library Classrooms/Learning Labs

Library classrooms and the FCC Learning Lab are used by many classes at PRCC and meet there on a regular basis. Classes utilize computer-assisted instructional assignments which allows the student to work at his/her own pace.

Garvin H. Johnston Library Classrooms (Poplarville)

•    Two classrooms with computer access with white boards and projectors are available upon instructor request at 601-403-1332.
•    Resources to supplement many courses taught at PRCC
•    Word processing programs including Microsoft Office
•    Over 5,000 videos/DVDs used to enhance classes and provide additional instruction.
•    Assistive technology including software to magnify and read information from a computer screen, Jaws screen reader, Dragon Naturally Speaking Essentials software which allows dictation to the computer, and Open Book software
•    A scanner is available to scan text into an electronic file
•    Photoshop Elements and InDesign CS4 available on certain computers
•    Mac computers  - 2 available which have all of the usually Mac software, as well as, Finale – a software program used by the Music Department

Forrest County Center Learning Lab

•    Twenty-seven networked computers that have internet access
•    Resources to supplement many courses taught at PRCC
•    Skill-building assignments as well as required assignments/quizzes
•    Word processing programs including Microsoft Office
•    Specialized software available for the Allied Health programs
•    Grammar Skills software for all levels of English courses
•    On-line testing room with 26 computers dedicated to Mississippi Virtual Community College proctored testing.

Hancock Center Learning Lab

•    Twenty-four networked computers that have internet access
•    Microsoft Word