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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 […]

Keeping Up with LITS: System Status, Projects, Documentation & More

Posted September 4, 2015

We’re pleased to offer new and improved subscription options for community members looking to keep up-to-date with the latest LITS news, service offerings, and/or system status. For announcements about LITS services, projects, educational offerings and status updates on system maintenance: Subscribe to All LITS Blog Posts Via Email For ONLY status updates on system maintenance: […]

New Technology-enhanced Instruction Space Now Available in Canaday

Posted September 4, 2015

We’re pleased to announce that renovations to Canaday 315 are complete and a new technology enhanced instruction space is now available for use. Reserve Canaday 315 in Virtual EMS or by contacting the Registrar’s office. Priority is given to academic course use. In addition to the standard suite of software available in campus classrooms and on instructor […]

Teaching, Learning, and Research Services for Faculty

Posted August 26, 2015

To: All Faculty From: Mary Osirim and Gina Siesing Subject: Teaching, Learning, and Research Services for Faculty TLR Services for Faculty- 08_15 Dear Colleagues, We are delighted to welcome you back for the new academic year and to share updates on the teams providing teaching, learning, and research services, along with the attached guide to […]

LITS Welcomes New Community Members!

Posted August 25, 2015

Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) is delighted to participate in a wide variety of events designed to orient new community members to Bryn Mawr! Check back for details as they become available. Tuesday, August 25, 2015 At 2:00 p.m. Educational Technologists will meet with new faculty to demonstrate classroom technologies and Moodle, and to […]

FY15 Annual Report & Quarterly Project Portfolio Reports Now Available

Posted August 12, 2015

LITS is pleased to announce that we’ve recently published our Annual Report highlighting the organization’s contributions and partnerships during fiscal year 2015. Additionally, we are beginning a practice this year of posting lists of completed and current projects at the start of each quarter. LITS project reports provide summary information about a small selection of […]

Windows 10

Posted August 5, 2015

Some of you may be aware that Microsoft launched the newest version of Windows known as Windows 10 in late July.  Your home computer may even have been prompted to upgrade.  We wanted to answer a few common questions: Will we be going to Windows 10? Yes, we plan to move to 10. When? While […]

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