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New Book Celebration 5/2 4:30-6pm

Posted April 27, 2017

Join President Kim Cassidy for a celebration of the books published by members of the Bryn Mawr College community over the last year. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Canaday 205 The authors will speak briefly about their books, and copies will be on display and for sale. The authors and their […]

Warning: New Phishing Attempt 4/26/17

Posted April 26, 2017

Please be aware of a recent attempt to gather login, password, and other secure personal or College data from Bryn Mawr College community members. Be on the lookout for messages that appear to be a warning about your “Microsoft Outlook Account” being blocked. They may ask you to click a link and verify your account. […]

Discovering Medieval Manuscripts

Posted April 25, 2017

Please join us at 3 pm this Friday, April 28, when students from the course, Discovering Medieval Manuscripts, share their research on books from our collections. Everyone is welcome, and everyone will be able to turn the pages of and explore for themselves, religious, legal, medical, and scholarly manuscripts written in the fifteenth century. The […]

Seniors: Return Library Materials on Time & Enter to Win Garden Party Giveaway!

Posted April 19, 2017

The Library is excited to announce a giveaway for graduating seniors! In an effort to make sure all library materials are returned on time, any senior who has no outstanding library fines and nothing checked out by May 8th will be entered to win one of two priority picks for a Garden Party spot! Winners […]

Known Issue with Microsoft Office on Windows 10 Computers

Posted April 19, 2017

Microsoft recently released a Windows 10 update that is causing issues for some individuals in Word, Excel, and Outlook.  In some cases, individuals have reported inability to view images, or inability to open and edit files. If you are experiencing issues, please contact the Help Desk: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted April 19, 2017

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.

Moodle Upgrade & 2017-2018 Courses

Posted April 18, 2017

This spring, LITS will be upgrading Moodle from version 2.6 to 3.2. This will enable us to be on the same Moodle version as Haverford and Swarthmore, creating a more seamless experience for Tri-co students and faculty. Timeline Week of 4/24/17 Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 course shells available at moodlenew.brynmawr.edu Fall 2016 and Spring […]

Register for the May 17-18 Blended Learning Conference

Posted April 13, 2017

Tri-Co affiliates can attend the Blended Learning Conference (May 17-18 at Bryn Mawr) for free! We just ask that you register in advance if you’d like to join us for lunch or for one of our hands-on workshops. Blended Learning Conference 2017 Highlights: Dr. Roopika Risam‘s keynote on “Networks of Pedagogy: Notes towards a Decolonized […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted April 12, 2017

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.

LITS recommending Google Chrome as Default Browser

Posted April 6, 2017

As of April 10, 2017, LITS will be recommending Google Chrome for Windows and macOS (formerly OS X) to community members.  Effective immediately, those using College computers can obtain Chrome from Software Center — if you are new to Chrome we recommend this option as it comes pre-configured with the LITS recommended settings to maximize […]

Click This Link!

Posted April 1, 2017

Happy April Fool’s Day from LITS! We all know that Bryn Mawr College has a tradition of pranking our community on April Fool’s day. We even did it ourselves last year!  Well, this year we’re setting a more serious tone. You can believe us 100% when we tell you how important it is to be vigilant about […]

Account Closures for Graduating Students

Posted March 31, 2017

As the end of the spring semester approaches, please be aware of the following information about account closures for graduating students: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/4833 Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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