Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

3/28 Tech Talk: Working With Sound

How is sound connected to social, cultural, and political life?  And how can we use sound to document and tell stories about social, cultural, and political phenomena? In this talk, Amy Weidman (Anthropology) will provide an overview of how a new course, Waves of Power: The Anthropology and Cultural Politics of Sound, offered for the first […]

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Mirrors & Masks: Reflections and Constructions of the Self Opening Reception 3/23, 5pm

Mirrors & Masks: Reflections and Constructions of the Self opens this Thursday, March 23rd with a reception from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Rare Book Room, Canaday Library. March 23 – June 4, 2017 Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library 11am – 4:30pm daily This exhibition, organized by 11 student curators in […]

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New Faculty: Complete the Information Security Education Program!

What does participation entail? The InfoSec Education Program consists of two components: viewing a series of short videos (created by SANS: Securing the Human) that focus on core information security topics and completing the Information Security Mastery Assessment. The assessment, which consists of multiple choice questions and interactive scenarios, is designed to allow you to self-evaluate […]

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First Year Students: Complete the Information Security Education Program!

Be an InfoSec Master! (mobile-friendly version)   What does participation entail? The InfoSec Education Program consists of two components: viewing a series of short videos (created by SANS: Securing the Human) that focus on core information security topics and completing the Information Security Mastery Assessment. The assessment, which consists of multiple choice questions and interactive scenarios, […]

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Join us for Friday Finds!

Friday Finds is back! Join us on any of six Fridays between now and the end of April for insights into the collection, glimpses into student work, research, and exhibition curation, and fascinating conversations with artists.

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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Some Firefox Plugins Not Working, LITS Investigating Options

Firefox’s latest update (version 52) turns off some major plugins, including Java and Acrobat. These plugins won’t run on the new version of Firefox because their individual manufacturers did not update accordingly. We are investigating options and will update with more information as we have it. For more information: https://support.mozilla.org/t5/Problems-with-add-ons-plugins-or/Why-do-Java-Silverlight-Adobe-Acrobat-and-other-plugins-no/ta-p/31069  

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Brief Drupal editing freeze Tues 3/14 6:00pm-6:30pm

Drupal sites will be unavailable for editing on Tuesday, March 14 from 6:00pm-6:30pm Eastern, as we perform updates. Brynmawr.edu pages will remain viewable by site visitors. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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3/7 Tech Talk: Building Digital Exhibits for the Classroom

Seeking alternative models for research essays? Looking for ways to engage your students with public audiences? Join Digital Scholarship Specialist Alicia Peaker to learn about Omeka and how you can create beautiful online exhibits of your art, videos, documents, or other collections. Omeka, sometimes referred to as “WordPress for museums,” is a free, flexible, and […]

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Office 365 Apps Missing from Menu, OneDrive Workaround

Updated 3/3/2017: If you are missing your OneDrive shortcut, go to brynmawr-my.sharepoint.com. If you’re logged into Office 365, it’ll take you directly to your OneDrive. Several community members have reported that they are missing Office 365 apps from the application’s waffle menu and that pinned apps no longer appear there. We have opened a ticket […]

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Seymour Adelman Book Collector’s Prize

Annual undergraduate book collecting competition. First prize $500; second prize $250. Entries are due March 20. Do not hesitate to enter; you may well already be a book collector!

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Lab & Classroom Computer Maintenance 3/8

Throughout the day on Wednesday, March 8th LITS will be be doing necessary  maintenance in public labs and classrooms across campus, including Canaday, Collier, and Carpenter libraries. During this time we will be updating computers to the most recent version of Windows 10.  Any data saved on classroom machines will be erased. There will be no […]

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