Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

9/26 Tech Talk: Visualizing Data from Women’s College Archives

The 2017 cohort of Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows — Mimi Benkoussa (’19, Computer Science), Madeline Perry (’19, Psychology), Nathália Santos (’18, Poli Sci/Econ), and Claudia Zavala (’20, Cities) — will share their work designing and implementing a data visualization project (http://digitalscholarship.brynmawr.edu/dssf17) that compiles data from the College Women portal and reframes it to visualize content by year and subject matter. The fellows will share […]

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9/19 Tech Talk: Reports from Our Digital Summers

Bryn Mawr’s Digital Competencies initiative supports students in identifying, developing, and presenting their digital skills. Students reflect on their experiences learning and using technology, and learn to tell compelling stories about their abilities to prospective employers. In this Tech Talk, members of the Digital Competencies project team will introduce the initiative and talk about how students, faculty, […]

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Coming Soon: Launch of the College’s InfoSec Education Program!

October marks the start of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which also brings the launch of the College’s annual Information Security Education Program! Beginning on Monday, 10/2/17 through 11/1/17, College community members will be responsible for reviewing key College policies and completing a series of instructional activities geared towards helping all community members attain mastery […]

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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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9/19 Tech Talk: Reports from Our Digital Summers

Bryn Mawr’s Digital Competencies initiative supports students in identifying, developing, and presenting their digital skills. Students reflect on their experiences learning and using technology, and learn to tell compelling stories about their abilities to prospective employers. In this Tech Talk, members of the Digital Competencies project team will introduce the initiative and talk about how students, faculty, […]

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Network now up: GSSW

Update:  service to GSSW has been temporarily restored pending a permanent repair. Damage (likely from a rodent) was discovered with the network fiber from main campus to GSSW. Update:  Replacing the affected equipment did not resolve the issue.  Troubleshooting continues. Late this morning, a piece of network equipment in GSSW failed, leaving the buildingwithout network […]

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Update: Canaday Elevator Out of Service, Alternate Elevator Available

Updated 9/7/17 12:30 p.m. The passenger elevator in Canaday is currently out of service for necessary maintenance and will remain unavailable through Tuesday, September 12. For assistance please contact the Help Desk (610-526-7440) or Circulation Desk (610-526-5276). We apologize for this inconvenience. We will update as soon as the elevator is back in service. The […]

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Spotlight: Password Managers

What’s a Password Manager? “A password manager is a software application … that helps a user store and organize passwords. Password managers usually store passwords encrypted…” –Wikipedia Why do you need one? There’s a password for everything in your life. You have a username and a password for places you shop, bank and credit card […]

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How We Spent Our Summer Vacation 2017

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. Did you know we […]

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LITS Safe Browsing Initiative

LITS is pleased to announce that over the next few weeks, community members will begin to benefit from extra scam and phishing protection in their email and web browsers. No action is required on your part, but we’d like you to be aware of a few new protections you may encounter: Suspicious Link Warnings Clicking […]

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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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Updated: Issues Logging In to Some 3rd Party Services

Updated:  This issue is resolved.  If you are continuing to have issues, please contact the Help Desk at x7440.   LITS has identified an issue with a server that enables authentication (logins) to some third party services including Hathi Trust, Lynda.com, and Interfolio.  Email/Office 365 is NOT affected. Systems Admins are currently working on the […]

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