Introducing Respondus Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor


Student Resources

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ProQuest | Research Companion

Students learn to find, evaluate and use credible information from library resources and websites for better research and writing. Nine easy to use video modules.

  • On Campus Access   |   Off Campus Access
  • Research Companion
    Off Campus Access

    You are being redirected to the login page for the LINCCWeb.

    To login to Research Companion:

    1. Use the drop-down menu to find Palm Beach State College.
    2. Enter the 14-digit ID number found on the backside of your PantherCard (24901...).
    3. Enter your PIN/Password -- the two digit month and two digit year of your birth (mmyy).

    Click 'Continue' to proceed to the LINCCWeb login page.


Introducing Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor

In your course, you may be required to use Respondus LockDown Browser (and perhaps Respondus Monitor) for your Blackboard tests. Watch this video for an introduction to this new system. Instructions will be provided in your course on how to download and utilize the Respondus LockDown Browser.

Attention: 3 Very Important Tools

System Check

Use this online system check to test your web browser and Operating System for Blackboard Learn compatibility.

Supported Browsers for Blackboard Learn

Verify that the browser you are using is listed as a Supported Browser for Blackboard Learn (Release 9.1 April 2014).

Test Tips, Rules and Regulations

Learn how test settings impact your test taking. Check out this tutorial!


More Resources

Student Success Tips

As an online student, you must take extra measures in order to be successful in your classes. Paying careful attention to time management and study habits are just a few examples.

Check out the following links to helpful success tips:

Access the E-Library

When your professors assign papers or projects requiring references, the first place you want to go is the Palm Beach State College E-Library. The College's library maintains a comprehensive website for you to search books and periodicals, place materials on hold, and chat live with a librarian.

Disability Support Services

Students with disabilities are advised, in compliance with federal and state laws, that accommodations and services are available through the office of Disability Support Services (DSS). Contact the DSS Manager to submit appropriate documentation and request services, including Internet and Blackboard Course accessibility accommodation requests. Please see the website at http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/disability/.

Online Tutoring for Free (Smarthinking)

To familiarize yourself with Smarthinking and the tutoring services they provide, watch this tutorial.

Need help with your class work? Struggling with a mathematical formula? Need someone to review a paper? If you answered yes to any of these questions, look no further. As an online student at Palm Beach State College, you have 24-hour access to FREE tutoring. You can access this service from your Blackboard course menu -- just look for “Online Tutoring”.

Blackboard Tutorials

Watch step-by-step video tutorials on activities and tools you might see in your course. Select a video below to begin.

General Course Information
  • Introduction to Blackboard
  • Introduction to Blackboard

  • Global Navigation - "My Blackboard"
  • Global Navigation - "My Blackboard"

Assignments and Tests
Blogs, Discussions, and Wikis
Blackboard Collaborate
(Web Conferencing)
Staying Organized