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Learning Resources Center (LRC) at Charles R. Drew University

LRC Availability and Booking Form

About the LRC

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is the focal point for the University's educational technology programs. The LRC facilities include a computer lab, educational technology classroom, and a variety of classroom and meeting spaces. The LRC is equipped with computer and media hardware, and a variety of software for education, research, publication, and curriculum development.

Mission Statement

The Learning Resource Center's mission is to promote, provide, and support information technologies for education and research. The Learning Resource Center staff provides technology training and support for all university students, faculty, and staff in any area related to the university’s educational programs.


The Cobb Building LRC facilities include:

  • Computer Laboratory (Cobb 185): A general computer lab with 16 workstations, laptop connections, a laser printer, flatbed and film scanners, a film printer, and SmartBoard LCD projection system. The LRC also has a videoconferencing unit and a portable PA system.
  • Educational Technology Classroom (Cobb 183): A computer classroom with 15 computer workstations, a SmartBoard-LCD projection system, instructor podium, and screen/video capture software.
  • Wireless classroom is available in Cobb 189.

LRC Services

  • The LRC staff provides assistance with password resets, audiovisual setups, educational technology assistance, Blackboard assistance and poster printing.
  • In addition, training on the use of health information resources is available to all students, faculty and staff. Please call the circulation desk (323-563-4869) to schedule an orientation or information literacy session.

Software & Tools

The LRC computers have a variety of medical education software, including basic science tutorials, case-based learning, patient simulations, exam preparation, publication and presentation, and data analysis. A wide variety of online reference resources are also available in the CDU Health Sciences Library. For further information, call (323) 563-9351 or (323) 563-9354.