Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Office 365 Update: Action may be required

Since our Office 365 launch in May 2016, LITS has been working with Microsoft to improve and further automate our account provisioning process, and to bring all accounts in line with licenses and policy. As of Thursday evening 8/25, all Office 365 accounts will have several defaults set. Other options will need to be set […]

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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/ Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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LITS Recommends OWA for Mobile Email & Calendar

Many of us access our email and calendar from our phones just as often as we do from our computers. Until now we’ve advised using your device’s native sync but, after additional testing and experience, we now recommend using the Outlook Web App (OWA).  The OWA is Microsoft’s first-party application for mobile email and calendar […]

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Moodle & EduTech Open Office Hours 8/24 2-5pm

Have a question about Moodle or educational technology you need answered before classes start? Need help uploading materials, setting up quizzes, or designing multimedia assignments? Want to learn more about the latest educational technology offerings? Educational Technology Services is hosting Moodle and Educational Technology open office hours. Drop by any time; no appointments necessary. Canaday […]

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Why are you here? Removing Canceled Meetings in Office 365

Ever shown up at a colleague’s office only to learn there’s no meeting? Me too! When a meeting is cancelled, all invitees receive an email notification, but the meeting is not removed from your calendar until you open that notification and click Remove From Calendar. Take a look:   This is how Office 365 is […]

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Always in Control: Version History in Office 365

Collaborating on documents with multiple people can evoke the proverb, “too many cooks spoil the broth.” One person might mistakenly overwrite a critical section of the document and save, while another might be obliviously working on an outdated version of the file. It can be a recipe for disaster! Good news — utilizing OneDrive (Office […]

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Network maintenance 8/12 6pm-2am, internet access unavailable 6-10pm

The internet will be inaccessible from Bryn Mawr College on Friday, August 12th from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. LITS will be replacing the College’s internet gateway router during this time. From 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m., we will be upgrading wireless network equipment; wireless access will be unavailable during this time. Contact the Help […]

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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/ Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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Brief Drupal editing freeze Wed 8/10 6:00pm-6:30pm

Drupal sites will be unavailable for editing from 6:00pm-6:30pm Eastern, as we perform security 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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Keeping on task using Tasks in Office 365

We all have different ways of keeping track of what we have to get done. If you like to keep a visual reference of all the things on your list, the Tasks app might be right for you. Accessible from the Office 365 app launcher, the Tasks app allows you to create & maintain a […]

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New Canaday Library Student Carrel Policy

Canaday Library is implementing a new carrel policy for Fall 2016 based on community feedback. Students will still submit a carrel application online, but they will be able to submit a list of their top 5 choices of carrel, along with any particular requests they’d like to add (not to be near a bathroom, not […]

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New & Improved InterLibrary Loan Service Goes Live 8/12!

Earlier this summer, we announced a new and improved request management site for traditional InterLibrary Loan* services. ILLiad, a new request form and interface for checking the status of your ILL requests, will go live on August 12. ILLiad will allow you to request articles, books, book chapters, and other document types from outside libraries as […]

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