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'LITS News' Archive

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 […]

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 […]

How We Spent Our Summer Vacation

Posted August 29, 2016

Office 365: New service for email, calendar and more Back in May, we launched Office 365 for email, calendar, collaboration and more. Over the summer we’ve been reaching out with tips, making documentation (enhanced with multimedia anywhere you see the LITSVideos tag), and hosting classes (don’t worry, there are more scheduled for fall.)  Stay tuned […]

LITS Launches New Learning Opportunities for Office 365 & More!

Posted July 5, 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 that will ease your transition and help you take advantage of some of the new and exciting supported features of Office 365. […]

Tripod’s New Look and Improved Functionality

Posted June 22, 2016

Have you noticed that Tripod looks a little different lately? We’re pleased to announce that this summer, the library catalog will be redesigned for improved functionality and a fresh look and feel! We expect changes to Tripod to be fully implemented by the first week in August, 2016. Last week’s updates included a new logo, footer, and changing the top level […]

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