The Commons at Penn Libraries
David B. Weigle Information Commons &
Education Commons

Upcoming WICShops

  • Research Teas @ Van Pelt with Andrea Goulet on "Legacies of the Rue Morgue"
    Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm Location: Meyerson Conf Room, 2nd Floor, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Join us for tea, cookies, and conversation to share and learn about ongoing research at Penn: the what, the why, and the how....

  • Zotero
    Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
  • Early Books Collective
    Date: Friday, December 2, 2016Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pmPresenter: Rebecca Stuhr and Vickie Karasic Location: Kislak Center Vitale II, Rm 623, 6th Floor Library: Veterinary Library

    Interested in the Early Modern Period? Want to get involved in preparing texts for...

  • Get Google to Notice Your Website
    Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016Time: 10:30am - 12:00pmPresenter: Chava Spivak-Birndorf Location: WIC Seminar Room Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    You worked hard to build your website, but it won't do anything for you if nobody can find it....

Technology resources and tutorials

Vitale Digital Media Lab

Vitale Digital Media Lab

The Vitale Digital Media Lab in the Weigle Information Commons provides walk-in assistance with video creation, animation, graphic design, poster design and borrowing equipment such as video cameras.

Vitale Digital Media Lab

Success Stories

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Success Stories

Online Tutorials

Our online tutorials are a great way to get started with a variety of technologies. They supplement our in-person and online workshops.
Online Tutorials

Recent Blog Posts

  • Election night viewing in the library
    November 07, 2016 | kimeke
    Take a break from studying, have some refreshments, and join your friends to watch election results in the Class of ’55 conference room (241 Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center) on Tuesday, November 8 from 5pm to midnight. We hope to see you there!
  • Happy Halloween
    October 31, 2016 | David Toccafondi
    Awesome 3D art by Gekimura Happy Halloween! Be sure to stop by the lab today for a candy bar, and while you’re here stay and watch The Nightmare Before Christmas with us!
  • Getting your audio/video transcribed
    October 27, 2016 | David Toccafondi
    This post is adapted from an email I wrote in response to a question about the best way of obtaining a transcription of an audio file. Good transcriptions/captions are incredibly useful in a variety of situations, and due to ADA compliance, they’re increasingly a necessity. People usually don’t think about this ahead of time, and I try to...