Library & Information Technology Services Blog

News, Updates, and Information on Computing, Library, and other LITS Resources and Services

Upcoming Changes to Tripod

The TriCollege Libraries are pleased to announce that a new look and feel will be coming to Tripod on December 20, 2018. As part of that change, Tripod Classic–the search interface of our traditional library catalog–will be retired. Since January we have been in the process of replacing the back-end and front-end systems that power […]

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Fall Learning Opportunities: College Phone System

Bryn Mawr College began using a new phone system. This means new phones, new voicemail, and the addition of many frequently requested features. We’re pleased to offer a few fall learning opportunities that will help you become familiar with the new system. Q&A SESSIONS Curious about what you’ll be able to do with your new […]

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Reminder: Multi-factor Authentication (Duo) Launches 9/17

Beginning Monday, September 17 all faculty, many staff, and some student employees will begin using multi-factor authentication (MFA) when logging in to many of the College’s online services. Bryn Mawr is using Duo, a simple and effective multi-factor authentication service in use by many of our peers. Once enrolled in Duo, you will be required to […]

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Reminder: Digital Bryn Mawr Seed Grant Applications Reviewed Oct. 15

LITS invites Bryn Mawr faculty, staff, and graduate students to apply for seed grants to support digital teaching, learning, or research activities—broadly construed. Digital Bryn Mawr Seed Grants may be used to support professional development opportunities; curricular development; symposia or other events; and teaching, learning, or research-focused projects, including digital scholarship projects. The next deadline is Oct. […]

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Register to Vote! Librarians can help!

Did you know that as a campus resident you can register to vote in Montgomery County, even if you’ve already registered in another state or county in Pennsylvania? Librarians in all three libraries are available to guide you through the process, and it only takes a few minutes. Registering here can save you having to […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. During this time, LITS will also be enabling multi-factor authentication for PeopleSoft. Community members currently using Duo (early adopters) will use it to authenticate to PeopleSoft beginning Friday, September 14. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with […]

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How We Spent Our Summer Vacation 2018

Highlighting Top Resources for Students Get Microsoft Office for FREE by logging in at webmail.brynmawr.edu. Click Office 365 in the top left corner and click to install Office 2016 on more than five devices! Need to learn a new tech skill? Check out Lynda.com! See the LITS Blog for more info. Check Tech Docs for help with printing, basic troubleshooting, and […]

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BIONIC Joins Duo-protected (MFA) Services 9/14

Beginning on Friday, September 14, BIONIC will prompt community members enrolled in Duo for a second authentication factor. This change will take effect during Thursday’s routine system maintenance window, and early adopters already using Duo will be prompted the next time they log into BIONIC. Many thanks to the ~200 community members who have been […]

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Multi-factor Authentication Launches 9/17

Beginning Monday, September 17 all faculty, many staff, and some student employees will begin using multi-factor authentication (MFA) when logging in to many of the College’s online services. Bryn Mawr is using Duo, a simple and effective multi-factor authentication service in use by many of our peers. Once enrolled in Duo, you will be required to […]

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Upcoming Library Workshops for Thesis Writers

Zotero Workshops:  Sept. 12th & 14th Need help keeping track of all your research? Wish all your articles and books were easily accessible and your projects more organized? Learn how to use Zotero, a free reference management software that can help collect and organize your research materials for any project. Zotero syncs with your browser to […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. During this particular maintenance window, we will also be rebooting the phone system at 6pm. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.  

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RESOLVED: Intermittent Phone Outage in Old Library

Update, 10:24am: Phone service has been restored. Please report any lingering issues to the Help Desk. This morning, some phones in Old Library have stopped working. LITS is actively investigating the issue and will update as more information becomes available. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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