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Brief outage this PM, multiple systems

Posted September 28, 2016

From approximately 1:15 to 1:35 this afternoon, we received multiple reports of service interruptions across multiple services including wireless, Internet access, the Bryn Mawr main site, and blogs.  This outage was an unexpected result of some minor electrical work being performed in the vicinity of one of our main server rooms.  Multiple servers were affected […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted September 28, 2016

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. Among this week’s maintenance we will be upgrading the server providing our Network Registration service. This should be invisible to community members. 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.

The LITS Project Proposal: A new way to start projects with LITS!

Posted September 26, 2016

Considering a project with a library or information technology component? Want to talk through your ideas, and how they could be implemented, with a LITS colleague? Looking to scope your next project by partnering with us from the beginning? Start by proposing a LITS project! From discovering solutions to developing resources to implementing services, our […]

The LITS Service Catalog: A new way to discover & access services!

Posted September 26, 2016

Do you like to get the lay of the land before embarking on a new project? Curious about ways you can partner with LITS? Need help with something library or information technology-related but not sure where to begin? Start at the new LITS Service Catalog! From in-depth consultations to break/fix issues to self-service options, the […]

macOS Sierra (10.12) and Your College Computer

Posted September 20, 2016

Apple has just released the newest version of macOS (no longer OS X!), macOS Sierra (10.12) with many new fixes and features, and in keeping with recent practice has made the upgrade available from the Mac App Store free of charge. At this time we are not aware of any major issues with this upgrade, […]

Kris Graves: The Testament Project Opens with Lecture & Reception 9/21

Posted September 19, 2016

Kris Graves: The Testament Project September 21 – December 18, 2016 Bryn Mawr College Artist’s Lecture, September 21, 12:30 pm, Thomas 224, sponsored by the Center for Visual Culture Opening Reception, September 21, 5 pm, Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library Kris Graves’s series The Testament Project aims to represent and explore blackness […]

Office 365: Clutter learns from your behavior & sets aside lower priority messages

Posted September 19, 2016

What is Clutter? Clutter is a feature of Office 365 that reduces the amount of email landing in your inbox by moving lower-priority messages to the Clutter folder for later/less frequent review. How do Clutter and Junk filters work? Messages Office 365 believes are spam are filtered into your Junk folder. Office 365 processes any […]

Bryn Mawr College website color changes and brief editing freeze Friday, September 16

Posted September 15, 2016

On the evening of Friday, September 16, some color changes will be made and graphics added to the Bryn Mawr College website in order to align the site with the College’s campaign branding. The Giving site will also be updated with new content. During this update process, there will be a 15 minute Drupal editing […]

FY16 Annual Report Now Available

Posted September 14, 2016

LITS is pleased to announce that we’ve recently published our Annual Report highlighting the organization’s contributions and partnerships during fiscal year 2016. You’ll find this and others, including quarterly projects and MISO data, on our Reports page. Contact Melissa Cresswell with questions, mcresswell@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-5287.

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted September 14, 2016

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.

Removing Canceled Meetings in Office 365

Posted September 12, 2016

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 intended to work, but it’s different from what we were used to in Zimbra and […]

Fall Lineup of Learning Opportunities for Office 365!

Posted September 12, 2016

In late May 2016, the Bryn Mawr College community began using Office 365 for email and calendar. We know this has been a big change, and we’re pleased to continue a rich program of learning opportunities this fall that will ease your transition and help you take advantage of some of the new and exciting supported features of […]

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