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Summer and Fall 2015 Courses Now Available in Moodle

Posted April 27, 2015

Course shells for Fall and Summer 2015 are now available on Moodle. Faculty may follow these steps if they would like a course to not yet be visible to pre-registered students: Contact the Help Desk with questions, or 610-526-7440.

Planned Transition to New Email/calendar Service in May 2016

Posted April 27, 2015

emailed to Faculty & Staff 4/24/15: Dear Bryn Mawr Community Members, I am writing to let you know that we are launching a year-long project that will lead to migrating our College email and calendar services from Zimbra to either Google Apps for Education or Microsoft 365. All Bryn Mawr accounts for students, faculty, staff, […]

Critical WordPress maintenance 4/23 at 4pm– Blogs unavailable 4pm-7pm

Posted April 23, 2015

Library and Information Technology Services will be performing critical maintenance on WordPress blogs ( tonight, Thursday, April 23, from 4:00pm-7:00pm. During this time, we will be applying an upgrade to address newly reported security vulnerabilities. Save or post and stop using this service before 4:00 p.m. to avoid losing your work. Do NOT attempt to […]

Extended Hours and 24-Hour Canaday: April 27th – May 15th

Posted April 23, 2015

Spring is in the air and it’s almost time for 24-Hour Canaday! Extended Hours: Monday, April 27th – Friday, May 1st: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 a.m. Saturday, May 2nd: 8:00 a.m. – midnight Sunday, May 3rd (May Day): 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 24-Hour Canaday: Canaday will open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 4th […]

Women’s History in the Digital World Conference 5/21-5/22: Register by May 1!

Posted April 23, 2015

Women’s History in the Digital World 2015, the second conference of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education, will be held on the campus of Bryn Mawr College on May 21-22! We aim to bring together experts, novices, and all those in between to share insights, lessons, and resources for […]

Friday Finds: Black at Bryn Mawr 4/24 4-5pm

Posted April 22, 2015

The final Friday Finds of the year is this week, Friday, April 24 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Special Collections Seminar Room!  Emma Kioko ’15 and Grace Pusey ’15 will share their journey creating “Black at Bryn Mawr,” a research project with the goal of bringing to light the history and experiences of Black […]

New Book Celebration 5/5 4:30-6

Posted April 20, 2015

Please join President Kim Cassidy, Provost Mary Osirim, and LITS for a wine and cheese reception celebrating members of the academic community who published books over the past year. Tuesday, May 5th from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Special Collections Seminar Room, 2nd floor of Canaday Library. The impressive list of authors and their books is below. […]

Mac OS X – Major Vulnerability

Posted April 19, 2015

Those of you who follow technology news may have seen discussion over the last two weeks concerning a major vulnerability in OS X. Apple has provided a patch in 10.10.3 which protects 10.10 users against the threat.  However, it has now become clear that there will be no patch issued for previous versions of OS […]

Tech Talk 4/20: Reflective Transformation Imaging

Posted April 16, 2015

Monday April 20 Noon – 1:30 p.m. Canaday 205 Also known as polynomial textural mapping, RTI is a set of techniques that combine photography and computation to capture and enhance the surface features, textures, and colors of a three-dimensional object or site. LITS’ own Rachel Appel, Digital Collections Librarian, and Marianne Weldon, Art and Artifacts Collections […]

Resolved: Zimbra Search Problems

Posted April 15, 2015

We reported earlier this week that many community members were experiencing difficulty searching email messages sent or received after approximately April 7th. This issue was resolved earlier today, and at this time searching should be functioning properly.  You may continue to see minor performance issues today and into the evening until the system returns to […]

FIndIt unavailable this evening Midnight-2am

Posted April 14, 2015

The TriCo library team advises that the library service FindIt–used for facilitating discovery of full-text articles from within online databases–will be down tonight from 12 midnight to 2 am for necessary maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience, and if you have any questions or concerns, please contact Adam Crandell at

Digital Media and Collaboration Lab Opening Reception, 4/17

Posted April 14, 2015

Please join us for the opening of the new Digital Media and Collaboration Lab in Carpenter Library on Friday, April 17, 2015 from 12-4 pm. We will be celebrating the collective contributions that have made the new space possible. Refreshments and mementos will be provided.

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