The Learning Commons suite of services includes study spaces, classrooms, a computer media lab, the University Writing Center and the Public Speaking Center. Visit the Learning Commons on the Perry-Castañeda Library 2nd floor (entry-level) for help with research and writing, to work on media projects, or to take a class or study collaboratively. Visit the Public Speaking Center in JES A315 for help with speeches and presentations.
The Public Speaking Center, a service of the Sanger Learning Center of the School of Undergraduate Studies, provides support for public speaking to all university students. Make an appointment with a trained consultant for assistance with individual and group presentations.
Learning Lab 1 has 96 seats (this room can be split into sides A and B, each with 48 seats) and 8 projector screens. All PCL Learning Labs are open as study space when not in use as a classroom. Classroom use policy and request form available here.
Learning Lab 2 has 36 seats, 6 flat panels (with Airmedia), and 1 projector screen. All PCL Learning Labs are open as study space when not in use as a classroom. Classroom use policy and request form available here.
The PCL Media Lab provides hardware and software to create audio, video, still and 3D animation projects. Students, faculty and staff can use the equipment on a first-come, first-served basis. View use policy and request form for course use.
For help using Media Lab software, sign in to LinkedIn Learning using the institutional login option.
The University Writing Center, a unit of the Department of Rhetoric and Writing, helps university students become more proficient, more versatile, and more confident in their writing abilities. Visit their website to learn more about this service. The Writing Center space is open study space outside normal hours.
101 E. 21st Street
Austin, Texas 78712
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The PCL Scholars Commons will be hosting a new exhibit entitled Afro-Latinx Resistance and Reclamation: The Arts Across Diaspora on display from April 25 - June 27. This exhibit is curated by master’s student in Women’s and Gender Studies/Information Studies, Gab Alderete-Cruz, and will feature artwork, fiction, scholarly literature, and other artistic works by Afro-Latinx cultural producers. Event Details
Fantasy fiction as a genre is a sprawling labyrinth under a big tent. With this display, we attempted to sample the fantasy books we've collected at PCL over many decades. We've represented high and low fantasy; middle grade, young adult, and adult titles; and a variety of magical and fantastical creatures in different worlds and settings. Event Details