Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Network Maintenance Complete/Guest Network Name Changed

Tonight’s Network Maintenance is now complete.  Updates were performed to the network core and wireless systems. Please note that the change of the guest wireless network has changed (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 […]

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BIONIC Unavailable 6/9 5-6pm and 6/11 noon-1pm

PeopleSoft (BIONIC) will be unavailable during the following times: Tuesday, June 9th from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thursday, June 11th from noon – 1:00 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr.  LITS staff will be migrating an upgraded PeopleSoft HR/Payroll system into production during these times. For the last […]

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Women’s History in the Digital World 2015 Conference Begins Today, 5/21!

Women’s History in the Digital World 2015, the second conference of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education, begins today! Panels start at 2:30 p.m., and the a keynote address from Claire Potter, Professor of History at The New School for Public Engagement will begin at 4:30 p.m. Stream the keynote […]

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Network Connectivity Unavailable 5/22 6pm-2am

All network access, wired and wireless, will be intermittently unavailable between 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22 and 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23. LITS will be performing critical updates to our wireless software and hardware during this time. This will affect all campus-based services including email, Moodle, the College web site, WordPress blogs, Internet […]

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Power Outages: Turn Off Computers

Facilities has scheduled a campus-wide power outage for Sunday, May 17th from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. LITS requests that all community members located in buildings that will lose power turn off their computers before the outage is scheduled to begin: Wyndham New Dorm and Dining Hall Benham Gateway Bettws-y-Coed Rockefeller Pembroke West Goodhart Rhoads Thomas […]

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New Book Celebration 5/5 4:30-6

Please join President Kim Cassidy, Provost Mary Osirim, and LITS for a wine and cheese reception celebrating members of the academic community who published books over the past year. Tuesday, May 5th from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Special Collections Seminar Room, 2nd floor of Canaday Library. The impressive list of authors and their books is below. […]

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Network Connectivity Unavailable 5/22 6pm-2am

All network access, wired and wireless, will be intermittently unavailable between 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22 and 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23. LITS will be performing critical updates to our wireless software and hardware during this time. This will affect all campus-based services including email, Moodle, the College web site, WordPress blogs, Internet […]

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BIONIC Unavailable 5/6 5-11:30pm

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Wednesday, May 6th 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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Bryn Mawr Blogs Available after Brief Unplanned Outage

Early this morning Bryn Mawr Blogs (WordPress) was briefly unavailable due to an external attack on the service.  LITS staff have blocked the attack and continue to investigate any additional attempts. Blogs are now operating normally. Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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Summer and Fall 2015 Courses Now Available in Moodle

Course shells for Fall and Summer 2015 are now available on Moodle. Faculty may follow these steps if they would like a course to not yet be visible to pre-registered students: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/2748. Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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Planned Transition to New Email/calendar Service in May 2016

emailed to Faculty & Staff 4/24/15: Dear Bryn Mawr Community Members, I am writing to let you know that we are launching a year-long project that will lead to migrating our College email and calendar services from Zimbra to either Google Apps for Education or Microsoft 365. All Bryn Mawr accounts for students, faculty, staff, […]

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Critical WordPress maintenance 4/23 at 4pm– Blogs unavailable 4pm-7pm

Library and Information Technology Services will be performing critical maintenance on WordPress blogs (blogs.brynmawr.edu) tonight, Thursday, April 23, from 4:00pm-7:00pm. During this time, we will be applying an upgrade to address newly reported security vulnerabilities. Save or post and stop using this service before 4:00 p.m. to avoid losing your work. Do NOT attempt to […]

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