Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Resolved: Internet Connectivity Issues

Updated 7/18/17 4:30 p.m. At 9:20 a.m. today we had a 20-30 second power disruption in the Canaday server room. Specifically, the UPS (power supply) hit the current limit on 2 of the 3 input legs and transferred to emergency bypass to protect itself. The event then cleared and the UPS restored to normal service […]

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File Action Day July 18, 2017!

File Action Day is here! The Information Stewardship Council (ISC) is sponsoring File Action Day from 10am until noon Tuesday, July 18, 2017. During that time, please focus on sifting through your e-mail and/or shared drives to identify attachments, content, or records that contain sensitive data. Delete what you no longer need and make sure […]

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Spotting Scammy Web Addresses

How can you tell if a web page is legitimate or designed to steal your sensitive data? Look at the URL below: https://brynmawr.edu.webmail-log-in.net/ Would you log in to access your email from this address? If you did, you’d be giving your password to a crafty cyber criminal. Being able to identify phony web addresses (URLs) can help […]

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Financial Edge Upgrade 7/27/17

LITS will upgrade Financial Edge overnight on Thursday, July 27. This affects only those who use terminal services to access Financial edge (most of us use terminal services, though some Controller’s Office staff may log in directly). Beginning Friday, July 28 all community members with Financial Edge accounts will need to install the new client […]

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Drupal editing freeze Thurs 7/13 6pm-8pm

Drupal sites will be unavailable for editing on Thursday, July 13 from 6pm-8pm 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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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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H: Drive Slowness

For the last few days, community members have experienced significant slowness when accessing the H: drive (Network Home Directory). LITS is taking immediate steps to resolve this issue. As we work to improve performance, you may notice intermittent slowness or unavailability. We will update you with additional status information as it becomes available. Contact the […]

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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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Bryn Mawr College File Action Day

We are in this together! File Action Day is July 18 The Information Security Council (ISC) is sponsoring its second campus-wide event, File Action Day, from 10am until noon on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Mark your calendar now. The focus of File Action Day is safeguarding sensitive College information located in your e-mail and in […]

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Follow the Digital Scholarship Fellows Program this Summer

This summer, four undergraduate students will be working as the first cohort of Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows. Each week Claudia Zavala (’20) will be blogging about her experiences in the “Fellows Corner” of the Digital Scholarship website. You can read Claudia’s first post, on her experiences drafting HTML, programming Arduinos, and visiting a makers’ space here. […]

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BIONIC Unavailable 6/17 8am-6pm

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, June 17th from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. After this downtime, you will need to clear your browser histories entirely before logging into BIONIC or PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM). […]

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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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