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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 […]

Multi-factor Authentication Launches 9/17

Posted September 10, 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 […]

Coming Fall Semester! Multi-factor Authentication for Students

Posted August 24, 2018

What is Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) and How Does it Work? Multi-factor authentication protects against account hijacking by providing an extra layer of security beyond your username and password. The idea is to make sure the person accessing the account is actually you. Once enrolled in Duo, you will be required to authenticate twice to many of the […]

Multi-factor Authentication for Faculty & Staff: Beginning Mid-September

Posted August 24, 2018

LITS is pleased to announce a major enhancement to our Information Security program. Beginning now with early adopters, and throughout the fall with the full community, we will implement multi-factor authentication for many of the College’s online services. Multi-factor authentication strengthens information security at Bryn Mawr College while maintaining the openness we value. We are […]

Multi-factor Authentication Launches for Early Adopters

Posted August 20, 2018

LITS is pleased to announce a major enhancement to our Information Security program. Beginning now with early adopters, and over the course of the 2018-2019 academic year with the full community, we will implement multi-factor authentication at the recommendation of the Information Stewardship Council, Board of Trustees, and in collaboration with Haverford College. We will […]

New Phone System: Tips & Tricks

Posted June 13, 2018

The new Bryn Mawr College phone system launched successfully on Monday, June 11. LITS staff have been busy visiting offices, fine-tuning phone programming, and fielding questions about the new system’s features.  We’re grateful for your curiosity and patience as we all adjust to this major change. A few quick notes and reminders: Tech Docs has a variety […]

Phone System Launch 6/11: Actions Required and New Features

Posted June 10, 2018

  The College’s new phone system will launch on Monday, June 11. This message contains important information about actions required on your part, and additional information about what to expect on Day 1. Phone service will be unavailable from 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 8 through 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 11. On June 11, […]

Phone System Launch 6/11: Actions Required

Posted May 30, 2018

The College’s new phone system will launch on Monday, June 11. This message contains important information about actions required on your part. Phone service will be unavailable from 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 8 through 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 11. On June 11, you may activate your new phone. During the weekend (June 9-10), the […]

Phone Installations Begin 5/21; Phone Activation 6/11

Posted May 17, 2018

The College’s new phone system will launch on Monday, June 11.  Your New Phone Beginning the week of May 21, and through our June 11 launch date, LITS and our wiring contractor PABEC will be installing new telephones on faculty and staff desks. The phones will be in a “test state” and not usable. On […]

LITS News: Winter Break & Spring Semester

Posted January 9, 2018

For LITS, breaks are often the busiest times of the year! Here’s a roundup of news, announcements and updates as we head into spring semester: Important information about major recent computer and mobile device vulnerabilities How We’re Spending our Winter Break Next week, we’re offering several workshops for staff and faculty. Topics include best practices for […]

LITS Launches New, Integrated Library & Information Technology Services Website

Posted January 9, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that on January 18th LITS will launch a new website at brynmawr.edu/lits. Search or browse our integrated library and information technology services site for technology help and to discover our collections. Learn about the library, find out information about tech-enhanced and study spaces across campus, and see how LITS supports teaching, […]

Announcing: Skype for Business in January 2018

Posted December 15, 2017

LITS is pleased to announce that we will be supporting Skype for Business beginning in January. The software will be added to lab and classroom computers, and is available to all community members with their existing Office 365 accounts. Watch for learning opportunities throughout the spring semester, including: A Getting Started with Skype for Business workshop on […]

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