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iPads for Class Projects

iPads for Class Projects

Borrow 35 iPads for class projects up to two weeks long. Learn More
February WICshops Calendar

February WICshops Calendar

Browse this month's WICshops. Learn More

Upcoming WICShops

  • Piazza & Poll Everywhere for Student Engagement
    Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pmPresenter: Joe Schaffner Location: Lippincott Library Seminar Room 242 Library: Lippincott Library

    This workshop will cover how to use Piazza and Poll Everywhere to maximize student engagement. To do this...

  • Exams in Science and Math: Unpack and Prepare
    Date: Sunday, March 27, 2016Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm Location: Collab. Classroom, Rm 113, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Informal, friendly, chock-full of snacks!

    Open to: Undergraduates enrolled in mathematics, science...

  • SAS Majors Dinner for WIC
    Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm Location: WIC Seminar Room, Rm 124, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Please join us for a special outreach dinner in collaboration with the SAS College Office Major Dinners and More Series. Please register...

  • Diversi-Tea @ Penn Libraries with Brian Peterson, Director of Makuu
    Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pmPresenter: Brian Peterson Location: Meyerson Conf Room, 2nd Floor, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Join us for tea, cookies, and conversation. Today's tea features Dr. Brian...

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

  • Gmail’s Smart Reply for you
    February 01, 2016 | lahariu
    Back in 2009, Google teased users with  Gmail Autopilot, a service which would both read and respond to emails automatically. The service would get to know you by reading your emails and being responding using your personal communication style. Of course, people quickly recognized this as an infamous Google hoax. ©2011 Google This may have seemed...
  • Research Teas @ Penn Libraries Begins February 2 at 4:00 p.m.
    January 29, 2016 | Rebecca Stuhr
    You are invited to the Penn Libraries Research Teas, taking place Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. in Meyerson beginning February 2nd. The Penn Libraries’ Research Teas are an opportunity to share and learn about ongoing research at Penn: the what, the why, the who, and the how. Relax, listen, and ask questions, share your own ideas, all while enjoying a cup...
  • Learn to Transcribe and Encode Early English Books!
    January 26, 2016 | ameaghan
    Are you interested in early modern texts and learning more about the digital humanities? The Early Books Collective is once again looking for undergraduate students and all interested parties to collaborate with us in transcribing the 17th century text: The Booke of Pretty Conceites–very merry, and very pleasant, and good, to be read of all...