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Office 365 Demo 5/4

Posted May 3, 2016

Curious about what your new email and calendar will look like? Leaving campus for the summer and want a preview before our late May launch? Join us for a live demo of Office 365: Wednesday, 5/4 • 4pm • Thomas 110 We’ll address common tasks and new features, with time for Q&A, in 30 minutes or […]

Tech Talk: Transitioning to Office 365 5/10 4-5pm

Posted April 29, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, from 4:00 to 5:00 in the Quita Woodward Room, Thomas Hall. In this tech talk, Andrew Mantuano, LITS Outreach and Education Coordinator, will introduce Office 365. In addition to offering a robust, cutting-edge email and calendar experience, Office 365 functions as a synergistic, full-featured online productivity suite that provides tools for collaboration […]

Office 365 New Email & Calendar Platform 5/21

Posted April 27, 2016

As you know, Bryn Mawr College’s email and calendar platform will change from Zimbra to Office 365 the weekend of May 21, 2016. We expect a maximum of 24 hours downtime as we transition from one service to the other. While all mail, calendar appointments and contacts are expected to migrate automatically, not all aspects […]

Take an Email Vacation 5/21!

Posted April 7, 2016

The College’s email and calendar platform will change from Zimbra to Office 365 the weekend of May 21. Sit back, relax, and take an Email Vacation! (We expect to keep downtime to under 24 hours.) It’s not too soon to start planning your trip. Consult our FAQ, browse through Weekly Features, or join us for […]

Office 365 Demo 4/5 4pm

Posted April 4, 2016

Curious about what your new email and calendar will look like? Leaving campus for the summer and want a preview before our late May launch? Join us for a live demo of Office 365: Tuesday, 4/5 • 4pm • Thomas 110 Wednesday, 5/4 • 4pm • Thomas 110 We’ll address common tasks and new features, with […]

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 […]

Office 365 Weekly Feature #5: Improved Mobile Experience

Posted March 16, 2016

As LITS’ weekly Office 365 feature series continues, we highlight significant improvements to your mobile experience. Sync your mobile device using its native email and calendar apps (we’ll show you how) or use your browser for on-the-go access anywhere! You’ve Got Mail Options Staying in Sync is Easy We’ll provide instructions and hands-on help with […]

Office 365 Weekly Feature #3: Hello, Outlook Web App! And Everything is Connected!

Posted February 24, 2016

The purpose of this week’s Office 365 feature is two-fold; first, you’ll get a brief tour of the sleek Outlook Web App for Business (Office 365’s professional email, calendar, address book, and task manager tool). Then, we’ll highlight the interconnected design of Office 365. In addition to robust email and calendar tools, Office 365 brings […]

Microsoft Office 365 Weekly Feature #2: More File Storage for All!

Posted February 17, 2016

As LITS’ weekly Office 365 feature series continues, we turn our attention to file storage and sharing. Office 365 will provide a number of storage- and sharing-related benefits, such as OneDrive for Business cloud-based storage, larger webmail quotas, and the ability to send larger email attachments, making it easier for you to keep more of […]

Microsoft Office 365 Weekly Feature #1: Office Here, Office There, Office Everywhere!

Posted February 10, 2016

Each Thursday for the next few months, LITS will be illuminating exciting features, improvements, and capabilities associated with the May transition to Microsoft Office 365 for email, calendar, and more. Watch the Campus Bulletin or LITS Blog for future weekly features! This week, we focus on how Office Online editing (in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and […]

Asking a Librarian is Now Even Easier!

Posted February 10, 2016

We’re pleased to announce that LITS has added a new Ask a Librarian widget to many pages on the Library website. When a Bryn Mawr College librarian is online and available to help you with your research, clicking on the widget will launch a live chat. At all other times, you can send us an email – you’ll hear back […]

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