Library & Information Technology Services Blog

'New Services' Archive

Update on Library Services for Summer 2020

Posted June 19, 2020

We are pleased to announce that we will soon be offering on-demand scanning services and curbside pickup of books from the Bryn Mawr circulating library collections to students, faculty and staff. While the library buildings will remain closed, requests for print books may be made beginning June 29, with contactless pickup at Canaday Library beginning […]

Zoom Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff

Posted April 6, 2020

LITS is very pleased to offer Zoom Pro licenses as an additional option for students, faculty and staff hosting online meetings. Follow these instructions to get an account on Bryn Mawr College’s institutional Zoom license If you are using Teams or Skype for Business for web-conferencing and it meets your needs, you do not have […]

Beginning May 17 Moodle Will Use Duo for Multi-factor Authentication

Posted April 6, 2020

After spring semester ends, LITS will be enabling Duo multi-factor authentication for Moodle to help keep your academic data secure. This means that you will be prompted for Duo authentication when logging into Moodle, the same way you are prompted within Webmail, Bionic, and Tripod. We highly recommend adding more devices (other than your cellphone) […]

Extended: Adobe Creative Cloud Available Free for Student Computers (through 7/6)

Posted March 27, 2020

Adobe has provided temporary at-home access to students so that they can continue to access this software remotely. Please follow these instructions to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-626-7440.

Encrypting College-owned Macs: Rescheduled to June 1, 2020

Posted March 13, 2020

Update 3/13/20 at 3:00 p.m.: LITS is rescheduling this work to June 1, 2020 to minimize disruption to community members. — Beginning June 1, 2020, LITS will be running a process to encrypt College-owned Mac computers assigned to individual faculty and staff members. Many Macs are already encrypted – this is to clean up any […]

Questions about using Teams for Teaching Online?

Posted March 13, 2020

LITS has published a detailed document to help faculty use Microsoft Teams for teaching online.  This and other key teaching and learning resources are detailed on this Academic Continuity page. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu.

Panopto Implementation and Training

Posted January 12, 2020

LITS’ migration from Tegrity to Panopto, our new lecture capture platform, is still underway. The software is expected to be installed in all lecture capture-enabled classrooms and fully integrated in Moodle by the first day of classes of spring 2020. Early in the spring semester, we will migrate user content that had been until now […]

Migration to Panopto is underway

Posted December 9, 2019

LITS’ migration from Tegrity to Panopto, our new lecture capture platform, is underway. We are completing the migration during winter break in order to ensure that the Panopto software is installed in all lecture capture-enabled classrooms by the first day of classes of spring 2020. In order to complete a successful migration, we have contacted […]

Migration to new lecture capture platform, Panopto

Posted December 2, 2019

As a reminder, this winter break, LITS will be migrating from Tegrity to a new lecture capture platform, Panopto. The migration timing will ensure that we are up and running with Panopto in all lecture capture-enabled classrooms by the first day of spring 2020 classes, Tuesday, January 21. We wish to remind our community that, […]

Migrating from Tegrity to Panopto

Posted November 25, 2019

Over winter break, LITS will be moving to a new lecture capture platform, Panopto. We are replacing our current lecture capture system, Tegrity, which McGraw Hill will sunset at the end of this year. The migration timing will ensure that we are up and running with Panopto in all lecture capture-enabled classrooms by the first […]

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 […]

Moodle Will Join Duo-Protected (MFA) Services by August 26, 2019

Posted July 25, 2019

By August 26th, Moodle will begin prompting community members who have enrolled in Duo for a second authentication factor when logging in. The College has been moving many systems, particularly those holding sensitive data, to Duo multi-factor authentication to better protect that data. The addition of Moodle to our list of protected online services is […]

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