Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Moodle Logins for Students Taking Classes at Swarthmore & Vice Versa

Bryn Mawr students taking classes at Swarthmore: Swarthmore will issue you credentials for logging into your Swarthmore Moodle courses. Contact Swarthmore’s Help Desk for assistance: 610-328-8513 Beardsley 110 Swarthmore students taking classes at Bryn Mawr: We will issue you credentials for logging into your Bryn Mawr Moodle courses. Contact Bryn Mawr’s Help Desk for assistance: […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Updated 8/27/15: During this evening’s routine system maintenance, LITS will also be making required security updates to Clearpass, which handles wireless authentication. This will briefly prevent community members from authenticating to the eduroam network.   Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: Contact […]

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Teaching, Learning, and Research Services for Faculty

To: All Faculty From: Mary Osirim and Gina Siesing Subject: Teaching, Learning, and Research Services for Faculty TLR Services for Faculty- 08_15 Dear Colleagues, We are delighted to welcome you back for the new academic year and to share updates on the teams providing teaching, learning, and research services, along with the attached guide to […]

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Canon Supplies Ordering

There have been some questions recently about how to order supplies for Canon copiers.  In an effort to make sure everyone has what they need as the semester begins, I thought I would share this post which details the process: Please contact the Help Desk (x7440, with additional questions, and have a lovely […]

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Updated: Listserv Administrators: Spam Subscription Requests

Over the last couple of days, listserv moderators have received an unusually high volume of spam subscription requests.  We posted a solution yesterday and our spammers reacted by adjusting their methods. Any community member who administers an email list can follow these steps: 1. Log in to the administrator interface for your list, i.e. LIST. 2. Under […]

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Read&Write Literacy Software Now Available

Read&Write literacy software is now available on all Bryn Mawr College lab computers. The software is also freely available for current community members to download and install on any College- or personally-owned computer or tablet. For instructions: Read & Write is an innovative literacy software designed to support and improve reading, writing, research, and study […]

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LITS Welcomes New Community Members!

Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) is delighted to participate in a wide variety of events designed to orient new community members to Bryn Mawr! Check back for details as they become available. Tuesday, August 25, 2015 At 2:00 p.m. Educational Technologists will meet with new faculty to demonstrate classroom technologies and Moodle, and to […]

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Spam Subscription Requests to Email Lists

Over the last couple of days, listervs have received an unusually high volume of spam subscription requests. Because all of the requests are coming from different addresses, LITS is not able to block them en masse. List administrators should continue to “Discard” and “Permanently Ban” the requests from within the Mailman interface. Contact the Help Desk with questions, […]

Read more» – Brief outage 7am-9am 8/20

Password changing will be briefly unavailable from 7-9am tomorrow morning, 8/20, so that the Haverford system administration team may make a minor systems change. During this time, identity and account changes based on changes to Bionic data will not be processed; account changes will resume by 9am.

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Guest Network Name Changing 8/21

On Friday morning, August 21st, LITS will be changing the name of the guest wireless network (as is our practice three times a year). You will not need to register again or obtain a new PIN, but you will need to connect your computers and devices to BrynMawrGuest-Fall2015. If you are a Bryn Mawr (or Haverford […]

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Reminder: Bring your OneCard to check out library materials!

As the new academic year approaches, we wanted to take a minute to remind everyone that a valid TriCo ID (like your OneCard) or yellow Bryn Mawr borrowing card is required whenever you’re checking out library materials. Having your card with you ensures that all materials are checked out properly and to the correct account. […]

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Intermittent Webmail Issues

Beginning this morning, webmail has been showing intermittent delays and connectivity problems. Webmail may be unavailable for brief periods of time while LITS investigates the issue, and we thank you for your patience while the problem is addressed. LITS will be restarting our webmail server at 11:30 pm tonight to prevent further issues. The interruptions […]

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