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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Posted October 2, 2017

Information security is a responsibility we all share, as our actions can significantly impact the entire College community and beyond. #NCSAM gives us a focused opportunity to build these skills alongside a larger, national movement. LITS is pleased to offer programming all month long – there’s something for everyone. InfoSec Education Program Monday, October 2: […]

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 […]

Help with new Moodle 3.2

Posted August 14, 2017

Just a quick reminder that we upgraded to a new version of Moodle after the spring semester last year. The new version is cleaner, looks better on tablets and mobile devices, and has several interesting new features. For a quick video overviews of the new interface, see: New Features/Changes in Moodle 3.2 and What’s New […]

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 […]

Follow the Digital Scholarship Fellows Program this Summer

Posted June 16, 2017

This summer, four undergraduate students will be working as the first cohort of Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows. Each week Claudia Zavala (’20) will be blogging about her experiences in the “Fellows Corner” of the Digital Scholarship website. You can read Claudia’s first post, on her experiences drafting HTML, programming Arduinos, and visiting a makers’ space here. […]

Graduate Students in the Humanities Explore New Methods in Digital Scholarship

Posted May 10, 2017

Zach Silvia published a nice write-up of the Digital Scholarship Graduate Assistants’ work this semester on the GSAS website. You can read more here.

Bryn Mawr Launches New ‘Digital Competencies’ Initiative

Posted April 28, 2017

LITS Recommends 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 […]

Searching in Office 365: How to find a needle in an (email) haystack

Posted October 3, 2016

We rely on email for everything, and it’s not going away any time soon. It’s your to-do list, your primary filing system, an archive of important correspondence and reference materials, and so much more. We’ve all struggled to navigate our files, and finding that critical email from last month or last year (decade? century?) can be confounding. Give […]

LITS Introduces Service Request Catalog & Community Project Proposals

Posted September 29, 2016

Looking for a way to explore LITS service offerings? Considering a project with a library or information technology component? Want to check the status of a Help Desk request? Visit the LITS Service Catalog at http://lits.brynmawr.edu. Explore and request our most popular and broadly available services, scroll down to Propose a LITS Project, or log […]

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 […]

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