Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

New Book Celebration 5/5 4:30-6

Please join President Kim Cassidy, Provost Mary Osirim, and LITS for a wine and cheese reception celebrating members of the academic community who published books over the past year. Tuesday, May 5th from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Special Collections Seminar Room, 2nd floor of Canaday Library. The impressive list of authors and their books is below. […]

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Mac OS X – Major Vulnerability

Those of you who follow technology news may have seen discussion over the last two weeks concerning a major vulnerability in OS X. Apple has provided a patch in 10.10.3 which protects 10.10 users against the threat.  However, it has now become clear that there will be no patch issued for previous versions of OS […]

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Tech Talk 4/20: Reflective Transformation Imaging

Monday April 20 Noon – 1:30 p.m. Canaday 205 Also known as polynomial textural mapping, RTI is a set of techniques that combine photography and computation to capture and enhance the surface features, textures, and colors of a three-dimensional object or site. LITS’ own Rachel Appel, Digital Collections Librarian, and Marianne Weldon, Art and Artifacts Collections […]

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Resolved: Zimbra Search Problems

We reported earlier this week that many community members were experiencing difficulty searching email messages sent or received after approximately April 7th. This issue was resolved earlier today, and at this time searching should be functioning properly.  You may continue to see minor performance issues today and into the evening until the system returns to […]

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FIndIt unavailable this evening Midnight-2am

The TriCo library team advises that the library service FindIt–used for facilitating discovery of full-text articles from within online databases–will be down tonight from 12 midnight to 2 am for necessary maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and if you have any questions or concerns, please contact Adam Crandell at acrandel@haverford.edu.

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Digital Media and Collaboration Lab Opening Reception, 4/17

Please join us for the opening of the new Digital Media and Collaboration Lab in Carpenter Library on Friday, April 17, 2015 from 12-4 pm. We will be celebrating the collective contributions that have made the new space possible. Refreshments and mementos will be provided.

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Zimbra Search Problems

Many community members have experienced problems searching in Zimbra. Currently, searches don’t display the most recent messages (those sent/received after April 7th or so).  Some are also experiencing performance issues more generally. We have been working on this issue since it came to our attention late last week. We hope to have more information on its […]

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Info Session: Backing up your final work 4/14 4:30-5:30

Let’s bring the number of lost theses this semester down to zero!  LITS is hosting an info session on using your H drive to back up final work on Tuesday, April 14th from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m in Canaday 102. Stop by for hands-on help. For more how-to information, see our Network File Storage instructions: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/856 Contact […]

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Email Server Maintenance – This Evening (4/10) 6pm-10pm

LITS System Administrators will be performing maintenance on the email server this evening to correct an identified issue. Please do not plan on using email or calendaring (either Webmail or via mobiles or other clients) between 6pm and 10pm.  While you may be able to reach the server during this period, it may be restarted […]

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Spring Book Discussion: Good Kings Bad Kings

A group of Bryn Mawr & Haverford students, faculty and staff came together this week for an afternoon tea and discussion of Susan Nussbaum’s book, Good Kings Bad Kings: A Novel.

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Account Closures for Graduating Students

As the end of the academic year approaches, please be aware of the following information about account closures for graduating students: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/4833 Contact the Help Desk, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440 with questions.

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Register Now for Women’s History in the Digital World Conference 5/21-5/22

Women’s History in the Digital World 2015, the second conference of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education, will be held on the campus of Bryn Mawr College on May 21-22! We aim to bring together experts, novices, and all those in between to share insights, lessons, and resources for […]

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