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Archive for August, 2015

Updated: Listserv Administrators: Spam Subscription Requests

Posted August 31, 2015

Updated 8/31/15: Listserv admins are still experiencing a high volume of spam subscription requests. System administrators are actively working on server-side solutions to this high priority issue. In the meantime, list admins should consider whether or not their list needs to be advertised on the mailing list subscription page. For example, if your list membership is automatically updated, there […]

Moodle Logins for Students Taking Classes at Swarthmore

Posted August 27, 2015

Bryn Mawr students taking classes at Swarthmore: Swarthmore will issue you credentials for logging into your Swarthmore Moodle courses. Contact Swarthmore’s Help Desk for assistance: help@swarthmore.edu 610-328-8513 Beardsley 110 Swarthmore students taking classes at Bryn Mawr: We will issue you credentials for logging into your Bryn Mawr Moodle courses. Contact Bryn Mawr’s Help Desk for assistance: […]

Teaching, Learning, and Research Services for Faculty

Posted August 26, 2015

To: All Faculty From: Mary Osirim and Gina Siesing Subject: Teaching, Learning, and Research Services for Faculty TLR Services for Faculty- 08_15 Dear Colleagues, We are delighted to welcome you back for the new academic year and to share updates on the teams providing teaching, learning, and research services, along with the attached guide to […]

Canon Supplies Ordering

Posted August 25, 2015

There have been some questions recently about how to order supplies for Canon copiers.  In an effort to make sure everyone has what they need as the semester begins, I thought I would share this post which details the process: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/5348. Please contact the Help Desk (x7440, help@brynmawr.edu) with additional questions, and have a lovely […]

Read&Write Literacy Software Now Available

Posted August 25, 2015

Read&Write literacy software is now available on all Bryn Mawr College lab computers. The software is also freely available for current community members to download and install on any College- or personally-owned computer or tablet. For instructions: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/5319 Read & Write is an innovative literacy software designed to support and improve reading, writing, research, and study […]

LITS Welcomes New Community Members!

Posted August 25, 2015

Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) is delighted to participate in a wide variety of events designed to orient new community members to Bryn Mawr! Check back for details as they become available. Tuesday, August 25, 2015 At 2:00 p.m. Educational Technologists will meet with new faculty to demonstrate classroom technologies and Moodle, and to […]

Spam Subscription Requests to Email Lists

Posted August 24, 2015

Over the last couple of days, listervs have received an unusually high volume of spam subscription requests. Because all of the requests are coming from different addresses, LITS is not able to block them en masse. List administrators should continue to “Discard” and “Permanently Ban” the requests from within the Mailman interface. Contact the Help Desk with questions, […]

Guest Network Name Changing 8/21

Posted August 18, 2015

On Friday morning, August 21st, LITS will be changing the name of the guest wireless network (as is our practice three times a year). You will not need to register again or obtain a new PIN, but you will need to connect your computers and devices to BrynMawrGuest-Fall2015. If you are a Bryn Mawr (or Haverford […]

Reminder: Bring your OneCard to check out library materials!

Posted August 18, 2015

As the new academic year approaches, we wanted to take a minute to remind everyone that a valid TriCo ID (like your OneCard) or yellow Bryn Mawr borrowing card is required whenever you’re checking out library materials. Having your card with you ensures that all materials are checked out properly and to the correct account. […]

FY15 Annual Report & Quarterly Project Portfolio Reports Now Available

Posted August 12, 2015

LITS is pleased to announce that we’ve recently published our Annual Report highlighting the organization’s contributions and partnerships during fiscal year 2015. Additionally, we are beginning a practice this year of posting lists of completed and current projects at the start of each quarter. LITS project reports provide summary information about a small selection of […]

Reminder: Fall 2015 Reserves

Posted August 12, 2015

A reminder for all faculty as the fall 2015 semester approaches: To place a book or video on reserve in Canaday Library, please fill out the book reserve and/or video reserve webform(s). For Canaday book reserves: https://brynmawr.wufoo.com/forms/w7r9p1/ For Canaday video reserves: https://brynmawr.wufoo.com/forms/w7s1x7/ Carpenter and Collier use one form each for both their book and video reserves. To […]

Windows 10

Posted August 5, 2015

Some of you may be aware that Microsoft launched the newest version of Windows known as Windows 10 in late July.  Your home computer may even have been prompted to upgrade.  We wanted to answer a few common questions: Will we be going to Windows 10? Yes, we plan to move to 10. When? While […]

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