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Upcoming WICShops

  • NVivo Basics
    Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pmPresenter: Chava Spivak-Birndorf Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    NVivo is software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research. This...

  • Infographics: Using Data to Narrate and Inform
    Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2016Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pmPresenter: Vickie Karasic & William Hodgson & Rashmi Kumar Location: Collab. Classroom, Rm 113, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Infographics can help you tell a powerful story with your...

  • Outlook on the Web: Email and Calendars
    Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2016Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pmPresenter: Chava Spivak-Birndorf Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    PennO365 is the University's new cloud-based email and calendaring service...

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

  • WordPress for Japanese Prints
    July 07, 2016 | ameaghan
    This past spring, WIC staff members had the opportunity to work with Julie Nelson Davis‘s Art History 515: Utamaro and His Contemporaries seminar class. Students were first tasked with researching and cataloging a new collection of Japanese prints donated by Dr. Cecilia Segawa Seigle to the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books,...
  • Congrats to Tanya Johnson!
    June 23, 2016 | chavasb
    Congratulations to WIC’s graduate intern and Excel tutor extraordinaire, Tanya Johnson, for winning the American Library Association’s 2016 LITA/Ex Libris Student Writing Award!  Tanya’s paper, “Let’s Get Virtual: An Examination of Best Practices to Provide Public Access to Digital Versions of Three-Dimensional...
  • What’s so great about Snapchat?
    June 21, 2016 | Guest Author
    This guest post by Alex Burns C’16 describes the mobile messaging application Snapchat. Alex is a recent graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences. Jenna Wortham’s recent New York Times article on Snapchat raised a few very interesting points about social media. The fundamental appeal of Snapchat is it’s humanization of social media...