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Victorious Secret at the EC

See the work of artist Angela Lorenz exhibited at the Education Commons. Learn More

December WICshops calendar

Browse this month's WICshops. Learn More

Upcoming WICShops

  • Exemplary Faculty Websites
    Date: Monday, November 23, 2015Time: 10:00am - 11:30amPresenter: Anu Vedantham Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Join Anu Vedantham, WIC Director, for a guided tour of exemplary faculty websites...

  • Accessibility on iOS
    Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pmPresenter: Meaghan Moody Location: Collab. Classroom, Rm 113, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Learn about a range of built-in assistive features on your iOS devices. The accessibility...

  • Ready, Set. Succeed: Unpack your Last Exam; Prepare for the Next
    Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2015Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm Location: Collab. Classroom, Rm 113, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Informal, friendly, chock-full of snacks!

    Open to: Undergraduates enrolled in mathematics,...

  • Research Tea - Picturing the Past and Present: Political cartoons, comics, and graphic novels
    Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2015Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pmPresenter: Rebecca Stuhr Location: Collab. Classroom, Rm 113, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Join us to explore primary research documents at our Research Teas series this semester. This...

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

  • Come in soon! This place gets hot!
    November 24, 2015 | WIC
    So sing the undergraduate students in the Weigle Music Video (vintage 2007). Explore the excitement at our New Faculty Open House on Wednesday, December 9, 3:30 to 5 pm in the Weigle Information Commons and Collaborative Classroom on the first floor of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center. Join us for fun activities (iPads, videos, comic books), light...
  • Customize Your iOS Device to Fit Your Needs
    November 20, 2015 | ameaghan
    iOS accessibility features are often regarded as tools exclusively for users with disabilities and sometimes portrayed as “secret” or “hidden,” but they’re really not! As universal design plays an increasingly important role in our engagement with the complex digital world, iOS accessibility features are a prime...
  • Make Comics at the Library this Weekend!
    November 19, 2015 | David Toccafondi
    Join us this Friday and Saturday in Van Pelt Library’s Collaborative Classroom to make comics and watch others make comics in our “24 Hour Comic Jam,” our delayed celebration of 24 Hour Comics Day. We’ll have experienced cartoonists here talking about their work and making comics of their own while you watch! We’ll talk about ways to produce,...