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Upcoming WICShops

  • NVivo Basics
    Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pmPresenter: 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....

  • Research Teas @ Van Pelt with Andrea Goulet on "Legacies of the Rue Morgue"
    Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm Location: Meyerson Conf Room, 2nd Floor, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Join us for tea, cookies, and conversation to share and learn about ongoing research at Penn: the what, the why, and the how....

  • Zotero
    Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
  • Early Books Collective
    Date: Friday, December 2, 2016Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pmPresenter: Rebecca Stuhr and Vickie Karasic Location: Kislak Center Vitale II, Rm 623, 6th Floor Library: Veterinary Library

    Interested in the Early Modern Period? Want to get involved in preparing texts for...

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

  • 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....
  • Penn and the Surrounding Community
    January 03, 2017 | WIC
    On the edges of the Van Pelt Collaborative Classroom, located just down the hall from the Weigle Information Commons,  an exhibit about the edges of Penn’s presence in West Philadelphia runs until Friday, February 24, 2017. Penn and the Surrounding Community is a collection of work by Dr. Rosemary Frasso‘s students from the SW781/...
  • A Chilly Winter Break at WIC
    December 19, 2016 | Vickie Karasic
    With finals upon us and winter break quickly approaching, we wanted to inform our patrons that we’ll be having some work done at WIC over winter break. From December 27th through 30th, the library duct systems will be cleaned, which means that WIC will be chilly, noisy, and possibly overtaken by workers in certain booths and rooms. Even...