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LOCATIONS OF COMPUTERS SERVICES IN THE LIBRARIES

Poplarville Campus

The online library catalog, the Magnolia Project, which indexes 26 databases, and other online databases listed on the Online Resources page can be searched from any computer, on or off campus that has Internet access.  Patrons can access the library’s catalog using the URL, pr3.prcc.edu, or by clicking on the Online Library Catalog on the Library's homepage.  The Magnolia Project and other online databases can be located through the Online Resources section of the PRCC Libraries' homepage.  Patrons will notice that there are also links to newspapers, newsmagazines, online library catalogs of other colleges, museums, and government sites.
Below is a list of materials, programs, and services provided by the Libraries and Labs. Most of these services are available through the Forrest County Center Library in Hattiesburg and the Hancock Center Library in Waveland.  Contact the Forrest County Center Library, Hattiesburg, at 601-554-5522 or the Garvin H. Johnston Library, Poplarville, at 601-403-1332 with any questions about services. 

Johnston

Library

CCN Classroom

By appointment

Computer Disk Purchase

Library circulation desk after 4:00 p.m.

Email

Library computers

MAGNOLIA Project (online)
  EBSCO host
  FirstSearch
  Full-Text Poetry Sources
  Wilson Biographies
  Credo Reference

 

(Passwords can be obtained from the Library staff)

MELO
  (Mississippi Electronic Libraries Online supporting MSVCC)

No password needed

netLibrary
  (eBooks)

Create account in Library

Online Library Catalog

Accessible from any computer

Research
  Humanities Index Online
  Essay and General Literature Index
  Nursing & Allied Health Source
  CQ Researcher
  Issues & Controversies
  Opposing Viewpoints
  Stat!Ref
  An@tomy.tv

 

(Passwords can be obtained from the Library staff)

Scantron Test Forms

Library circulation desk after 4:00 p.m.

Word Processing, Excel, Access, etc.

Library Computers

 

 

 

 

LEARNING

LAB

Audiovisual equipment

Inquire at media desk

Computer Assisted Instruction

Sign in at media desk

Make-up and Pre/Post Tests

By appointment

Testing for online classes

By appointment

Textbook Readability

Inquire at media desk

Topic specific computer programs for courses

Sign in at media desk

Tutorials in a variety of subjects

Accessible from any computer in Lab

Videocassettes, DVD’s, etc.

Inquire at media desk

Word Processing, Excel, Assess, etc.

Sign in at media desk

 

An ID is not required to use the Library computers.  Students must have a valid PRCC ID and sign in at the Learning Lab media desk to use computers in the Learning Lab. There is a one-hour limit on all computers, if other students are waiting to use them.  In the Library all computers print to the printers at the circulation desk.  In the Learning Lab there are printers on each table.  After the 10th page of continuous printing, students will be charged a fee of 10 cents per page.  Multiple copies of a document are 10 cents per page.  All personal copies not academic research related will be 10 cents per page.  Students are not to install any add-ons or updates from any Internet Web sites to Library/Learning Lab computers.  Failure to abide by these rules will result in the loss of Internet privileges. 
Patrons requiring special assistance in the PRCC Library may make inquiries by calling or visiting the circulation desk located within the library.
Some of the accommodations available at the PRCC Library are:
Wheelchair accessible front entrance
Floor maps 
Large lettered signs designating each collection
Wheelchair accessible computer station in Library/Learning Lab
Personal instruction in finding resources and using assistive technology
 
The following list of adaptive technology is available in the PRCC Learning Lab:

Software to magnify and read information from a computer screen
Jaws screen reader
Dragon Naturally Speaking Essentials software which allows dictation to the computer
Open Book software and scanner to scan text into computer file
CompuLenz Screen Magnifier
Closed Caption Videos
Learning Lab Staff  available to instruct students in use of assistive technology
EasyCat touchpad to supplement regular mouse
Tape Talker-cassette player