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Upcoming WICShops

  • Audio and Video in PowerPoint
    Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015Time: 10:00am - 11:30amPresenter: Vickie Karasic Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    PowerPoint offers a simple yet powerful platform for incorporating audio and...

  • Audio and Video in PowerPoint
    Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pmPresenter: Vickie Karasic Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    PowerPoint offers a simple yet powerful platform for incorporating audio and video...

  • Editing Audio for Videos with Adobe Audition
    Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015Time: 10:00am - 12:00pmPresenter: William Hodgson, Christopher Vandegrift Location: WIC Seminar Room, Rm 124, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Adobe Audition CC is an audio editing application particularly...

  • Intro to SketchUp
    Date: Thursday, February 26, 2015Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pmPresenter: Suneet Sharma Location: WIC Seminar Room, Rm 124, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    SketchUp is a great way to create 3D interactive landscapes. It's free software - check...

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

Lynda.com Access

You can borrow a Lynda license for one day from the Weigle Information Commons for use from any location.
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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

  • Academic Impressions at Penn Libraries
    March 26, 2015 | Eric Janec
    Academic Impressions group at EC (Click to view all photos) This past week Anu Vedantham and I had the opportunity to share thoughts on library service with a broad collection of higher education professionals – from librarians and architects to administrators and consultants – at an Academic Impressions conference here in Philadelphia...
  • Hello Dolly!
    March 23, 2015 | David Toccafondi
    When you carry a video camera and walk around while filming, the resulting video is often very jerky and can be annoying for the viewer if you don’t follow good technique.  Ideally, we’d all like that smooth camera motion you might get from a SteadyCam, but SteadyCams can get very expensive, they need some customization for the camera you’re...
  • Planning better study spaces at Penn
    March 20, 2015 | Anu Vedantham
    When it’s time to get work done, the right kind of space can make a real impact on your productivity.   We want to know what you think makes a good study space – both for individual and group work.  Where do you currently go to study?  What works well, and what could be improved? Penn Libraries, College House Computing and SAS Computing are...