Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. PennCard holders and some Penn affiliates may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

Vitale II Media Lab

The Vitale II Media Lab is the Book History and Digital Humanities (BH+DH) lab in the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts, located on the sixth floor of Van Pelt Library. Vitale II welcomes scholars of all levels who are working on projects at the intersection of BH+DH, providing space for collaboration and learning, for experimentation and creation, for people to come together to ask and answer questions.

Vitale II Media Lab meeting table.

The lab includes:

  • 4' x 6' movable whiteboard
  • 60" display screens & integrated computer system
  • Overhead Wolfvision camera for displaying rare materials on the screens
  • Digital projector
  • Six reconfigurable tables

Questions? Contact the lab manager at dorp@upenn.edu

Where to copy, print, and scan

Accordion List

Up to 15

Water is allowed in spill-resistant containers, if there are no special collections in the room. Food and other drinks are not allowed.

Location

623 Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, 6th floor
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts

Floor plan
Campus map

Location and Accessibility

Accessibility

For Wheelchairs

  • Sufficient doorway & hallway clearance
  • Clearance to approach table

Orthopedic Accessibility

  • Chairs have adjustable height

Nearby Bathrooms

The women's and men's bathrooms have one accessible bathroom stall each. The bathrooms are located off the curator's corridor, north of the Kislak elevators. The nearest gender-neutral bathroom is on the 5th floor, west of the Kislak elevators. (see floor plan)

Accessible Entrance

Accessible entrance, ground floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

Directions to the accessible entrance:   Word   |   PDF