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Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference Begins Today 5/18!

Posted May 18, 2016

LITS welcomes 100+ speakers and participants from many partner institutions across the country and around the world to the 5th annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference! The conference begins at 1:15pm today, May 18th, and ends at 5:30pm on May 19th. Several Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore colleagues are participating as speakers. Please […]

Only a Week Away! Important information prior to Office 365 launch 5/22

Posted May 12, 2016

Bryn Mawr College’s email and calendar platform will change from Zimbra to Office 365 the weekend of May 21, 2016. We have a number of important things to share with you – please read on for instructions. Schedule Email and Calendar will be unavailable from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20 through 9:00 a.m. on […]

Bryn Mawr’s new Data Handling Policy

Posted May 5, 2016

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students, I am writing to call your attention to Bryn Mawr’s new Data Handling Policy, which provides guidance for appropriate protection of College data and the systems we use to access that data: Please ensure that you’re familiar with the practices outlined in the policy, and please reach out to […]

Office 365 New Email & Calendar Platform 5/21

Posted April 27, 2016

As you know, Bryn Mawr College’s email and calendar platform will change from Zimbra to Office 365 the weekend of May 21, 2016. We expect a maximum of 24 hours downtime as we transition from one service to the other. While all mail, calendar appointments and contacts are expected to migrate automatically, not all aspects […]

NEH Awards $260,000 Grant to Expand ‘College Women’ Archives Portal

Posted April 11, 2016

Take an Email Vacation 5/21!

Posted April 7, 2016

The College’s email and calendar platform will change from Zimbra to Office 365 the weekend of May 21. Sit back, relax, and take an Email Vacation! (We expect to keep downtime to under 24 hours.) It’s not too soon to start planning your trip. Consult our FAQ, browse through Weekly Features, or join us for […]

LITS Launches New Messaging Service, Bunches of Benefits Realized

Posted April 1, 2016


LITS Launches Office 365 Learning Opportunities!

Posted March 28, 2016

In late May 2016, the Bryn Mawr College community will begin using Office 365 as the new email and calendar platform. We know this is a big change, and we’re pleased to offer a rich program of learning opportunities that will help ease your transition and help you become familiar with some of the new and exciting supported […]

Survey Goes Live This Week – Give LITS your feedback!

Posted February 8, 2016

    Later this week, a random sample of students and all staff and faculty will receive an email from Dave Consiglio (LITS Director of Assessment, Learning Spaces, and Special Projects) requesting their participation in a survey for Library & Information Technology Services. The MISO Survey is a national survey that was created at Bryn […]

LITS Quarterly Project Reports Available

Posted December 11, 2015

A current projects list is now available on the LITS website, along with a list of projects completed in the last quarter: LITS project reports provide summary information about a small selection of the organization’s projects that are particularly large, highly visible or impactful to the Bryn Mawr community, or that require integrated planning and management […]

New Email/calendar Service: Microsoft 365 Coming May 2016

Posted November 30, 2015

Friends and Colleagues, I would like to thank all who participated in our decision process for their thoughtful insights. Many students, faculty, and staff gave their time and voices to our focus groups, interviews, open forums, and written feedback opportunities. We are pleased to announce that Microsoft 365 will be the email and calendar platform replacing Zimbra […]

How We Spent Our Summer Vacation

Posted September 10, 2015

At the start of each new academic year we like to highlight – particularly for returning community members – what’s new and different since we saw you last. Summer is an especially busy time for project work in Library & Information Technology Services, and we’re excited to share some of the things we’ve been working on: Canaday 315 […]

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