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Upcoming WICShops

  • Scholarship as Conversation
    Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pmPresenter: Charles Cobine Location: WIC Seminar Room, Rm 124, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    How do you start out with a topic you like or an interesting idea, and turn it into research?...

  • Blended Learning: Teaching with Technology More Purposefully (DigPed 001)
    Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pmPresenter: Becky Moulder Location: Collab. Classroom, Rm 113, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center Description:

    Join us for the first of a three-part series on blended learning. Participants...

  • NVivo Basics
    Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016Time: 11:00am - 12:30pmPresenter: 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....

  • Publishing for Graduate Students and Early Career Faculty
    Date: Monday, September 19, 2016Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pmPresenter: Alex Holzman Location: Meyerson Conf Room, 2nd Floor, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

    Alex Holzman of Lynne Rienner Publishers will be presenting on the publishing...

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

  • Penn’s Access Engineering Gives Philly Teens Hands-On STEM Experience
    August 30, 2016 | Guest Author
    Kaylin Raby is a junior studying Systems Engineering and is the president of Access Engineering at Penn. In this guest post, she describes what the club does and explains its mission. Recently there has been a push to encourage science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in schools across the country. Science and Math are standard...
  • Why Social Media?
    August 27, 2016 | jaimemariee
    Why social media at Penn? Social media at Penn and in college, graduate school, and in the professional world is not about scrubbing all traces of who you are off the internet. It’s about creating content that you are “sincerely” passionate about engaging with and making connections online that will lead to IRL experiences like your next research...
  • 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,...