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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 […]

Bryn Mawr College now on the Internet2 network

Posted February 3, 2016

Earlier this year, Bryn Mawr College (in cooperation with Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges) joined with nearly 300 other institutions of higher education in connecting to Internet2 for network services.  As a part of this change, Bryn Mawr has doubled its already substantial internet bandwidth to 2Gbs (evenly split between Internet2’s Commercial Peering Service and an […]

Remote Support for Classroom Computers Now Available

Posted December 18, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new functionality of our remote assistance software which is used to provide the BMC community with remote computing support. This new feature allows us to connect to unattended classroom computers (installed instructor workstations) so we can perform maintenance or provide assistance with or without a caller present. Remote maintenance […]

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