Reports and Publications

The Penn Libraries' Weigle Information Commons (WIC) annual reports and other publications referencing our work are available online in a variety of formats. You may also be interested in videospress articles, and presentations about our work.

Video for Language Educators Book Chapter

Researching Language Learner Interactions Online: From Social Media to MOOCs

Edited by Edward Dixon and Michael Thomas

Published by CALICO Press, May 2015.

Chapter 7. Video Creation Tools for Language Learning: Lessons Learned

By Vickie Karasic and Anu Vedantham


DH Library Book CoverDigital Humanities in the Library Book Chapter

Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists

Edited by Arianne Hartsell-Gundy, Laura Braunstein, and Liorah Golomb

Published by ACRL and ALA, March 2015. (Available Open Access)

Chapter 10. Spaces, Skills, and Synthesis

By Anu Vedantham and Dot Porter



American Libraries Article

"The Future for Teaching and Learning" by Joan K. Lippincott, American Libraries, March/April 2015: Excerpt (See full issue)

Educause Article

"Libraries as Enablers of Pedagogical and Curricular Change" by Joan K. Lippincott, Anu Vedantham and Kim Duckett, Educause Review, October 27, 2014: Article

Learning Spaces Collaboratory Guide

The LSC Guide: Planning for Assessing 21st Century Spaces for 21st Century Learners, Weigle Information Commons & Education Commons featured (November 2013): Excerpt (See full guide)

iPads in the Classroom

Journal of Learning Spaces Article

"New Media: Engaging and Educating the YouTube Generation", Anu Vedantham and Marjorie Hassen, Journal of Learning Spaces (2011) - Available in PDF and HTML formats


Annual Reports