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  • The Power of Packaging: Creating Video Presentations
    Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pmPresenter: Vickie Karasic Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center Description:

    This workshop is the second in a three-part series on presenting...

  • The Power of Packaging: Creating Meaningful Graphics
    Date: Thursday, September 8, 2016Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pmPresenter: William Hodgson Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center Description:

    This workshop is the first of a three-part series on presenting...

  • Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
    Date: Thursday, August 18, 2016Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard vector graphics editor. But where do you start with an application this...

  • 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...

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 Magazine article on Snapchat raised some very interesting points about the nature of social media usage today. The fundamental appeal of Snapchat is its...