MADLAB: The Evolution of the Technology Commons

The commons has been an important ideal for libraries and colleges for a long time: a collaborative, multi-department resource that is open to all members of a community. In academic libraries that ideal generally takes physical shape as a learning commons, which brings together information, resources, and professionals to facilitate scholarship and learning. What does …

DigLibArts 2020: “Only Connect”

Ubiquitous technology challenges us to ponder and practice the values that motivate us as individuals and unite us as a community. Digital technology can isolate us. With headphones in place, screens held up to our eyes, and thoughts far away from the present moment, we can ignore the person sitting next to us. Focused on recording a …

Come teach with DigLibArts

Call for Applications Whittier College’s Digital Liberal Arts Program invites applications for adjunct instructors to teach one or both of two new introductory courses in game design and web design starting in Spring 2017, with opportunities for renewal. These media studies courses are offered within the context of a liberal arts program, and allow for …