Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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Library & Information Technology Services for COVID-19

Posted July 2, 2020

This post will be updated regularly as new resources become available. New additions have a * LITS is pleased to offer remote support to Bryn Mawr College community members via email at help@brynmawr.edu or phone at 610-526-7440. This is the best way to reach us always, but especially in the event of diminished staffing levels, […]

Survey Goes Live This Week: Give LITS Your Feedback!

Posted February 11, 2020

Later this week, a random sample of students and all staff and faculty will receive an email from Kate Blinn (LITS Social Sciences and Data Librarian) requesting their participation in a survey for Library & Information Technology Services. The MISO Survey is a national survey that was created at Bryn Mawr, and one in which […]

Listening Tour 2019!

Posted September 11, 2019

We’re going on tour and we want to hear from YOU! Katie Surkin and Melissa Cresswell from LITS are traveling around campus throughout summer and fall listening to questions and concerns from faculty, students, and staff. In the summer months we focused on engaging with our staff colleagues, and now that the fall semester is […]

How We Spent Our Summer Vacation 2019

Posted September 10, 2019

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! Check Tech Docs for help with printing, basic troubleshooting, and more. Need to learn a new tech skill? Check out LinkedIn Learning (formerly […]

New Tripod is here!

Posted December 20, 2018

We’re excited to announce that new Tripod has launched. Additional features and functionality will be rolled out over the next several months. Tips for using new Tripod are presented in this guide. Let us know what you think! Please help us continue to improve Tripod by sharing any comments or questions and by reporting any […]

Upcoming Changes to Tripod [Action Needed for Some Account Features]

Posted December 4, 2018

We’d like to remind you that a new look and feel will be coming to Tripod on December 20, 2018. What can I expect? Your library account will transfer into the new system. Most Tripod users won’t need to take any action. Do I need to do anything? If you’ve used the following features, consider […]

Upcoming temporary changes in Tripod processes

Posted November 26, 2018

Dear Friends, As previously announced, the TriCollege Libraries are migrating our data and the software that powers Tripod to a new system, and we will go live with it on December 20, 2018. In order to make the necessary final preparations for the migration, some functions in Tripod will change temporarily in December. Key Dates […]

Upcoming Changes to Tripod

Posted September 18, 2018

The TriCollege Libraries are pleased to announce that a new look and feel will be coming to Tripod on December 20, 2018. As part of that change, Tripod Classic–the search interface of our traditional library catalog–will be retired. Since January we have been in the process of replacing the back-end and front-end systems that power […]

Reminder: Multi-factor Authentication (Duo) Launches 9/17

Posted September 16, 2018

Beginning Monday, September 17 all faculty, many staff, and some student employees will begin using multi-factor authentication (MFA) when logging in to many of the College’s online services. Bryn Mawr is using Duo, a simple and effective multi-factor authentication service in use by many of our peers. Once enrolled in Duo, you will be required to […]

How We Spent Our Summer Vacation 2018

Posted September 11, 2018

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. Check Tech Docs for help with printing, basic troubleshooting, and […]