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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted September 13, 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.

9/19 Tech Talk: Reports from Our Digital Summers

Posted September 12, 2017

Bryn Mawr’s Digital Competencies initiative supports students in identifying, developing, and presenting their digital skills. Students reflect on their experiences learning and using technology, and learn to tell compelling stories about their abilities to prospective employers. In this Tech Talk, members of the Digital Competencies project team will introduce the initiative and talk about how students, faculty, […]

Network now up: GSSW

Posted September 10, 2017

Update:  service to GSSW has been temporarily restored pending a permanent repair. Damage (likely from a rodent) was discovered with the network fiber from main campus to GSSW. Update:  Replacing the affected equipment did not resolve the issue.  Troubleshooting continues. Late this morning, a piece of network equipment in GSSW failed, leaving the buildingwithout network […]

Update: Canaday Elevator Out of Service, Alternate Elevator Available

Posted September 7, 2017

Updated 9/7/17 12:30 p.m. The passenger elevator in Canaday is currently out of service for necessary maintenance and will remain unavailable through Tuesday, September 12. For assistance please contact the Help Desk (610-526-7440) or Circulation Desk (610-526-5276). We apologize for this inconvenience. We will update as soon as the elevator is back in service. The […]

Spotlight: Password Managers

Posted September 6, 2017

What’s a Password Manager? “A password manager is a software application … that helps a user store and organize passwords. Password managers usually store passwords encrypted…” –Wikipedia Why do you need one? There’s a password for everything in your life. You have a username and a password for places you shop, bank and credit card […]

How We Spent Our Summer Vacation 2017

Posted August 31, 2017

Highlighting Top Resources for Students Get Microsoft Office for FREE by logging in at webmail.brynmawr.edu. Click Office 365 in the top left corner and click to install Office 2016 on more than five devices! Need to learn a new tech skill? Check out Lynda.com! See the LITS Blog for more info. Did you know we […]

LITS Safe Browsing Initiative

Posted August 24, 2017

LITS is pleased to announce that over the next few weeks, community members will begin to benefit from extra scam and phishing protection in their email and web browsers. No action is required on your part, but we’d like you to be aware of a few new protections you may encounter: Suspicious Link Warnings Clicking […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted August 23, 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: Brief Maintenance 8/17 5-6pm

Posted August 16, 2017

Moodle will be unavailable between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. this Thursday, August 17th.  LITS will be performing necessary system maintenance during this time. Visit or contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, Canaday 1st floor.

Forms in Office 365

Posted August 11, 2017

Forms is one of the new apps available in Office 365 after August 15. Forms makes it possible to create online forms, similar to those created in tools like Google Forms, SurveyMonkey, or Wufoo. Web Services provides support to community members using Forms, though we expect Wufoo to remain the recommended solution for most forms on the […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted August 9, 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.

New Apps Available in Office 365

Posted August 7, 2017

Beginning August 15th you will see a number of new apps available in Office 365. Support The apps you have already been using will remain supported, and we will be adding a few more to our support portfolio. Other apps will simply be available for use. For more information, see https://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/6634. If you’re interested in […]

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