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Upcoming WICShops

  • Audio and Video in PowerPoint
    Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015Time: 10:00am - 11:30amPresenter: Vickie Karasic Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    PowerPoint offers a simple yet powerful platform for incorporating audio and...

  • Audio and Video in PowerPoint
    Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pmPresenter: Vickie Karasic Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    PowerPoint offers a simple yet powerful platform for incorporating audio and video...

  • Editing Audio for Videos with Adobe Audition
    Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015Time: 10:00am - 12:00pmPresenter: William Hodgson, Christopher Vandegrift Location: WIC Seminar Room, Rm 124, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Adobe Audition CC is an audio editing application particularly...

  • Intro to SketchUp
    Date: Thursday, February 26, 2015Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pmPresenter: Suneet Sharma Location: WIC Seminar Room, Rm 124, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    SketchUp is a great way to create 3D interactive landscapes. It's free software - check...

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

  • Italian Madrigals on WIC iPads
    March 05, 2015 | Vickie Karasic
    Image from event website When Professor Mauro Calcagno submitted a request to borrow 5 WIC iPads, I figured it was for his students to use for coursework, which is typically the case with our iPads in the Classroom Program. However, I was intrigued to find out that the iPads would be used by the Penn Madrigal Singers to perform digital editions of...
  • New Poster Printer Prices
    March 04, 2015 | David Toccafondi
    Due to rising costs, we’re changing our poster printing prices here at the Penn Libraries from 2.5 cents per sq. inch to 3 cents per sq. inch ($4/32 per sq. foot), effective March 7. A 36″x48″ poster, for example, will now cost $51.84. (The very same poster would cost you $100 at Campus Copy or Kinkos/FedEx Office.)  We continue to accept only...
  • March 4 – Spring 2015 Majors Dinner
    February 27, 2015 | Anu Vedantham
    We welcome undergraduate students to join our March 4 Majors Dinner (register now!) here at the Weigle Information Commons. The Commons thrives on student voices. We learn from your experiences, your ideas and your comments. So please share! We’ll be talking about the Hoesley Digital Literacy Fellows Program (open to current sophomores and...