Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

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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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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Check Out This Email Scam

Over the last few days we’ve seen a fairly sophisticated scam message.  We wanted to share it with you because it’s a good example of the kind of message that often catches community members unaware. Take a look below — we’ve added some circles and arrows to indicate what’s wrong with the message (click the […]

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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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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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