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Upcoming WICShops

  • Digital Humanities Office Hours
    Date: Friday, March 24, 2017Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pmPresenter: Sasha Renninger & Scott Enderle Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Do you have an idea for a digitial humanities project but don't know where to start? Have you heard about a promising tool but aren...

  • Introduction to Portfolium (Graduate Students)
    Date: Friday, March 24, 2017Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pmPresenter: Michael DeAngelis Location: WIC Seminar Room, Rm 124, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Join Penn Career Services the Portfolium team for a full training of the Career Readiness...

  • MLA Humanities Commons
    Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017Time: 10:00am - 12:00pmPresenter: Nicky Agate Location: Kislak Center Vitale II, Rm 623, 6th Floor Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Humanities Commons is a new nonprofit network for people working in all...
  • Leveraging Classroom Spaces for Active, Collaborative Learning (DigPed 003)
    Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pmPresenter: Catrice Barrett Location: Collab. Classroom, Rm 113, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center Co-Presenter:


    Catherine Turner


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

  • Hoesley and Seltzer Program Applications Due March 31st
    March 17, 2017 | Vickie Karasic
    We are currently accepting applications for two undergraduate programs for the 2017-2018 academic year:  the Hoesley Digital Literacy Fellows and the Seltzer Family Digital Media Awards. The Hoesley Program is open to current sophomores and juniors who are interested in broadening their digital literacy and technology skills and fostering career...
  • DataRescue Philly
    February 27, 2017 | pakstisj
    Since its inception in 2014, the aim of the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities (PPEH) has been to create “a more permanent place for environmental dialogue across disciplines.” Amid growing fears of federal climate change data erasure, PPEH’s manifesto has never been more relevant. To help mediate any tampering with data...
  • 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...