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Archive for February, 2016

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 […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted February 24, 2016

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Register Now for the 3rd Annual Staff In-Service Day! Wednesday, March 9th

Posted February 23, 2016

It can be difficult to find time for personal and professional enrichment outside of your daily shuffle. Wouldn’t it be nice if there were an afternoon dedicated to your development, featuring short, targeted sessions that focus on meaningful, relevant topics for staff? Well, you’re in luck! All BMC Staff are warmly invited to the 3rd […]

Password Re-sets/Account Unlocks Unavailable March 4-6

Posted February 18, 2016

On Friday, March 4th Bryn Mawr LITS and Haverford ITS will be transitioning our account provisioning service to an externally hosted environment. The service will be unavailable from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4th until noon on Monday, March 7th. During this downtime: You will not be able to use the Bi-Co Password and Account Management Kiosk (password.brynmawr.edu) […]

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 […]

LITS Staff, Students & Alumnae Hosting Community Day of Learning Sessions 2/23

Posted February 16, 2016

Library & Information Technology Services staff and student employees are excited to participate fully in the College’s second Community Day of Learning on February 23rd! A number of the day’s sessions have been planned by staff, students and alumnae associated with LITS, including: Does class matter? How and Why? (formerly: Staff Perspectives and Experiences) Experience/Panel | Rod […]

Introducing Phishing Awareness eLearning!

Posted February 15, 2016

Phishing emails are one of the most prevalent and dangerous threats to our personal security, as well as to the security of the College. Cyber-criminals will use various methods to build your trust, convincing you to provide sensitive information, click on malicious links, or download harmful attachments. They’re getting increasingly clever and effective at creating […]

Voicemail: Messages recorded last night/early this morning may be lost

Posted February 12, 2016

LITS recently became aware of an issue with voicemail. We were able to resolve the issue by restarting the voicemail system, but it’s possible that messages recorded between 6:00 p.m. last night and 9:30 a.m. this morning may have been lost. We believe that during this window, messages were recorded but not fully saved and won’t be delivered. We’re […]

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 […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted February 10, 2016

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. Moodle will be unavailable for approximately 30 minutes between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Exhibition: Mementos and Monuments Opens 2/10 with Lecture, 4:30pm

Posted February 9, 2016

Mementos and Monuments: Aftereffects of the Fairs opens Wednesday, February 10th in the Class of 1912 Rare Book Room of Canaday. Opening Lecture: T. J. Boisseau, Purdue University : “Women with the World at their Feet: Visualizing Gender at World’s Fairs and International Expositions” Wednesday, February 10, 4:30 pm Carpenter Library 21TJ Boisseau is Associate […]

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