Fresh features in the new Franklin Catalog

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If you’ve searched for a title in one of the University Libraries recently you’ve already discovered that Franklin (Penn’s Online Catalog) has undergone a dramatic change.  Over the summer, we replaced the rather tired site with a fresh, easier to use application. We’re looking for your help in evaluating its many new features.  Please visit […]

Tools, Not Toys: Wednesday night workshops on academic apps

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Time management, note-taking in class, research & project management, and annotation & note-taking from readings – there are most definitely apps for that, but which one are good, and how can you get the most out of them? Fear not, the Weigle Information Commons and the Weingarten Learning Resources Center (VPUL) is here to help. Every […]

Let your Android read those PDFs to you. Seriously.

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I’ve been skeptical about text-to-voice apps over the last few years, but SoundGecko really turned my head this summer. Its only shortcoming is its inability to read PDFs, so I’ve been fishing for a solid PDF-to-speech reader for Android over the past couple of weeks. After many totally awful experiences, I finally found one I like: ezPDF Reader […]

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