Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Email & Calendar are Live on Office 365!

We are pleased to announce a successful move to Office 365. Office 365 has many of the same features as our previous system, but it looks and works differently. Take a bit of time to familiarize yourself with the interface and adjust your Settings to customize your experience. Using your College Email Using your College […]

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Bryn Mawr College Email Unavailable 5/20 5pm – 5/22 9am

Bryn Mawr College Email will be unavailable from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20 until 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 22. The College will be changing email platforms during this time. All emails sent to Bryn Mawr College email addresses during the downtime will be delivered after 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 22.

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Office 365 Goes Live This Weekend; Email Unavailable 5/20 5pm – 5/22 9am

This weekend, Bryn Mawr College’s email and calendar platform will change from Zimbra to Office 365. Please read on for instructions. Schedule Email and Calendar will be unavailable from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20 through 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 22. We expect all mail, mail folders, calendar events, and contacts to migrate to […]

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Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference Begins Today 5/18!

LITS welcomes 100+ speakers and participants from many partner institutions across the country and around the world to the 5th annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference! The conference begins at 1:15pm today, May 18th, and ends at 5:30pm on May 19th. Several Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore colleagues are participating as speakers. Please […]

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Resolved: Off campus calling unavailable

Resolved: This outage was a result of an error by our carrier and is now resolved. Update: As of about 8:15 PM service is restored, though troubleshooting continues and there may be further interruptions without warning.  We will continue to work with our service partners to stabilize service, and provide more information as it is […]

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Only a Week Away! Important information prior to Office 365 launch 5/22

Bryn Mawr College’s email and calendar platform will change from Zimbra to Office 365 the weekend of May 21, 2016. We have a number of important things to share with you – please read on for instructions. Schedule Email and Calendar will be unavailable from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20 through 9:00 a.m. on […]

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Bryn Mawr’s new Data Handling Policy

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students, I am writing to call your attention to Bryn Mawr’s new Data Handling Policy, which provides guidance for appropriate protection of College data and the systems we use to access that data: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/DataHandlingPolicy.htm Please ensure that you’re familiar with the practices outlined in the policy, and please reach out to […]

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Coming This Summer: New InterLibrary Loan Interface with Request Status Info!

LITS is pleased to announce that beginning this summer, Bryn Mawr College community members will use a new and improved request management site for traditional InterLibrary Loan* services. We expect to launch ILLiad, a new request form and interface for checking the status of your ILL requests, in early July. ILLiad will allow you to request articles, […]

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Teaching with Technology Forum 5/6 at Haverford College

Instructional Technology Services in IITS at Haverford College invites you to the Teaching with Technology Forum. This semester’s theme is Multimodal Teaching, Learning, and Literacy. Date: Friday, May 6, 2016 Location: KINSC Hilles 109 at Haverford College Time: 2:00 PM~4:00 PM Light Refreshments will be served. Registration not required. Presenters: Markus Baenziger (Associate Professor of […]

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Moodle Course Shells for Summer and Fall 2016 Available

The course shells for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 are now available on Moodle. By default, students can view the Moodle site for a course as soon as they register for that course in BIONIC. For faculty: If you have course information (e.g., previous year’s syllabus, a reading list, answers to frequently asked questions, etc.) you […]

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BIONIC Unavailable 5/4 5pm-2am

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Wednesday, May 4th from 5:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. May 5th. 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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Resolved: Password Re-sets Unavailable

Some community members have been unable to reset their College password today. We believe this issue is now resolved. This problem began early this morning while our identity management vendor was performing brief routine maintenance. Please report any issues to the Help Desk, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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