3D Printing Meets Theatre Set Design @ Education Commons

By Claire Witherel, Education Commons 3D Printing Intern It all started last fall when Eric Baratta, Lecturer in Theatre Arts, reached out to Chava Spivak-Birndorf, Education Commons Librarian, to discuss incorporating 3D printing into his Spring 2018 course, THAR 130: Introduction to Theatre Design. To say that Chava and I, the newly minted 3D Printing … Continue reading 3D Printing Meets Theatre Set Design @ Education Commons

April Fooled! Pop-Up Exhibit in Van Pelt

Details: 1:00pm to 3:00pm Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Collaborative Classroom (Room 113) Can You Spot the Difference? Join us today for a pop-up poster exhibit in Van Pelt Library. While audio, image, and video manipulation is reaching new heights in the media and elsewhere, the phenomenon is not a new one. This exhibit aims to … Continue reading April Fooled! Pop-Up Exhibit in Van Pelt

Augmented Reality Tours & More for Quaker Days ’18

Event Details: Penn Libraries Open House Thursday, April 19, 11am – 2pm  Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center On Thursday, April 19th, from 11am – 2pm, the Penn Libraries will be opening its doors to welcome the Class of 2022 for Quaker Days. This year, the Penn Libraries has been exploring the world of immersive technology through our PennImmersive initiative.  For Quaker Days, … Continue reading Augmented Reality Tours & More for Quaker Days ’18

New Statistical Software Consultant

Duy Do is the new Statistical Software Consultant at Penn Libraries. He will be providing assistance with data science techniques for data management, cleaning, analyzing, visualizing, and communicating valuable insights from a data set using statistical software such as STATA, R, and ArcGIS. He notes that his assistance is only intended to help students with … Continue reading New Statistical Software Consultant

Intern Reflections: Shannon Hays, First Year Experience Intern

TRL’s newly redesigned internship program launched in June 2017. At the halfway point, we thought we’d let them share their thoughts and experiences on the past 6 months. In this 6-part series, each TRL intern will provide their reflections on their work thus far at the Penn Libraries. What is your name and title? Shannon … Continue reading Intern Reflections: Shannon Hays, First Year Experience Intern