Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Wufoo Forms maintenance Monday, May 15

On Monday, May 15 Wufoo will be performing routine server maintenance from 8:30pm-10:30pm Eastern time. Per Wufoo: “During this time, you may notice some inconsistencies in your account. You should have access to your account, forms, and responses, but some uploaded files may be inaccessible during this time.”

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Graduate Students in the Humanities Explore New Methods in Digital Scholarship

Zach Silvia published a nice write-up of the Digital Scholarship Graduate Assistants’ work this semester on the GSAS website. You can read more here.

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Reminder: Current and 2017-2018 Course Materials on Moodle

This is a friendly reminder that the upgraded version of Moodle, located at moodlenew.brynmawr.edu, is now available and has all the summer and fall course shells for academic year 2017-2018, so that faculty and staff may begin building their course web sites for the coming academic year. Course materials through the 2016-2017 academic year will remain […]

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Digital Scholarship Research Assistants Build Physical Computing May Day Lantern Project

Digital Scholarship Research Assistants Francesca Agnello (’18), Makenna Lenover (’19), Jiaxi (Jacy) Li (’19), and Nathalia Santos (’18) designed and created a physical computing project that used a Raspberry Pi 3 (a mini-computer) to make a Bryn Mawr lantern flash certain class colors whenever someone tweeted to their class hashtag (e.g. #bmc18) on May Day. Read more about […]

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BIONIC Unavailable 5/10 5-11:30pm

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Wednesday, May 10th from 5:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

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Library Email Notices: Delivery Issues Resolved

From 4/27 through until today, library email notices were not delivered to patrons. LITS has corrected the issue. You may see notices dated 4/27-5/1 delivered to your inbox today. Contact Circulation with questions: circulation@brynmawr.edu.

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Bryn Mawr Launches New ‘Digital Competencies’ Initiative

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New Book Celebration 5/2 4:30-6pm

Join President Kim Cassidy for a celebration of the books published by members of the Bryn Mawr College community over the last year. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Canaday 205 The authors will speak briefly about their books, and copies will be on display and for sale. The authors and their […]

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Warning: New Phishing Attempt 4/26/17

Please be aware of a recent attempt to gather login, password, and other secure personal or College data from Bryn Mawr College community members. Be on the lookout for messages that appear to be a warning about your “Microsoft Outlook Account” being blocked. They may ask you to click a link and verify your account. […]

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Discovering Medieval Manuscripts

Please join us at 3 pm this Friday, April 28, when students from the course, Discovering Medieval Manuscripts, share their research on books from our collections. Everyone is welcome, and everyone will be able to turn the pages of and explore for themselves, religious, legal, medical, and scholarly manuscripts written in the fifteenth century. The […]

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Seniors: Return Library Materials on Time & Enter to Win Garden Party Giveaway!

The Library is excited to announce a giveaway for graduating seniors! In an effort to make sure all library materials are returned on time, any senior who has no outstanding library fines and nothing checked out by May 8th will be entered to win one of two priority picks for a Garden Party spot! Winners […]

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Known Issue with Microsoft Office on Windows 10 Computers

Microsoft recently released a Windows 10 update that is causing issues for some individuals in Word, Excel, and Outlook.  In some cases, individuals have reported inability to view images, or inability to open and edit files. If you are experiencing issues, please contact the Help Desk: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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