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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 […]

LITS Safe Browsing Initiative

Posted August 24, 2017

LITS is pleased to announce that over the next few weeks, community members will begin to benefit from extra scam and phishing protection in their email and web browsers. No action is required on your part, but we’d like you to be aware of a few new protections you may encounter: Suspicious Link Warnings Clicking […]

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 […]

Bryn Mawr Launches New ‘Digital Competencies’ Initiative

Posted April 28, 2017

Launch of the Information Security Education Program

Posted October 17, 2016

Be an InfoSec Master! (mobile-friendly version) Today marks the launch of the College’s Information Security Education Program, providing all community members with an opportunity to master competencies pertinent to the security of the College’s sensitive data and their own; broad participation in the program will exponentially reduce the College’s security risk profile. What does participation […]

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 […]

What’s a OneDrive? Cloud Storage with Office 365

Posted September 26, 2016

OneDrive for Business is Office 365’s cloud (online) storage platform, providing Bryn Mawr faculty, students, and staff with a secure and convenient way to store and access up to 1 TB of files from any computer or your mobile devices. We’ve got tips to help you use it to its fullest. Use your College credentials […]

Removing Canceled Meetings in Office 365

Posted September 12, 2016

When a meeting is cancelled, all invitees receive an email notification, but the meeting is not removed from your calendar until you open that notification and click Remove From Calendar. Take a look: Canceled Meetings video (mobile-friendly version) This is how Office 365 is intended to work, but it’s different from what we were used […]

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 […]

Fall Tech Talks, Digital Scholarship and Technology Events Calendar, Edu-Tech/Moodle Office Hours

Posted September 7, 2016

TUESDAY TECH TALKS The Tuesday Tech Talk series will resume Oct 11 at 4-5pm in Quita Woodward Room, with “What’s New in Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy?” We’ve had a lot of new additions to the LITS team since May, including a Digital Scholarship Specialist, Alicia Peaker; an Educational Technology Specialist, Beth Seltzer; and two new […]

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 […]

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