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Upcoming WICShops

  • Diversi-tea with Dr. David Grossman, Director of Civic House
    Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pmPresenter: Dr. David Grossman Location: Meyerson Conf Room, 2nd Floor, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Join us for a Diversi-tea with David Grossman, founder and Director of Penn's...

  • How to Share Your Scholarship and Reach a Global Audience Using ScholarlyCommons
    Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pmPresenter: Kenny Whitebloom Location: WIC Seminar Room, Rm 124, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    This workshop will provide information for scholars, researchers, and early career faculty on...

  • Excel Advanced
    Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017Time: 11:00am - 12:00pmPresenter: Julianna Pakstis Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    This workshop is suitable for intermediate to advanced users of Excel who...

  • Diversi-tea with Professor Marybeth Gasman
    Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: Meyerson Conf Room, 2nd Floor, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Joinus for a Diversi-tea with Dr. M´╗┐arybeth Gasman, Director of the Center for Minority Serving Institutions and professor in the...

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

  • Social Media Outside of the Classroom
    January 28, 2017 | jaimemariee
    As the graduate intern for social media, I’ve been teaching social media workshops for Penn students, faculty, and staff at the Weigle Information Commons for over two years now. When I first started, it still was not clear what the purpose of social media was in the classroom or in academic life for that matter. However, more and more...
  • New Statistical Software Consultant
    January 24, 2017 | WIC
    Patricia Posey, our new statistical software consultant, begins this coming week, offering appointments to provide assistance with statistical software, including R, Stata, and SPSS. She welcomes questions about proper commands, data visualization, and regression analysis. She cautions that her assistance is not intended to help students decide on...
  • Information Literacy Workshops
    January 17, 2017 | WIC
    The phenomenon of fake news has become a hot topic, ironically, of major news outlets in recent months. News stories are being presented as fact without any substantial backing in truth. There are many reasons why fake news happens and is promulgated. They vary from personal monetary gain to accidental, well-intentioned spread of misinformation....