Library & Information Technology Services Blog

Archive for September, 2016

Campus Network: Update

Posted September 30, 2016

3:40pm Our network engineers have been monitoring and now feel we have achieved a stable state and further interruptions are unlikely. ___ Update:  We’d like to thank our community for their patience as we and our TriCo colleagues have worked to resolve this situation.  As of approximately 1:30pm, internet connectivity has been restored, however the cause […]

LITS Introduces Service Request Catalog & Community Project Proposals

Posted September 29, 2016

Looking for a way to explore LITS service offerings? Considering a project with a library or information technology component? Want to check the status of a Help Desk request? Visit the LITS Service Catalog at http://lits.brynmawr.edu. Explore and request our most popular and broadly available services, scroll down to Propose a LITS Project, or log […]

Brief outage this PM, multiple systems

Posted September 28, 2016

From approximately 1:15 to 1:35 this afternoon, we received multiple reports of service interruptions across multiple services including wireless, Internet access, the Bryn Mawr main site, and blogs.  This outage was an unexpected result of some minor electrical work being performed in the vicinity of one of our main server rooms.  Multiple servers were affected […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted September 28, 2016

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. Among this week’s maintenance we will be upgrading the server providing our Network Registration service. This should be invisible to community members. 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.

What’s a OneDrive? Cloud Storage with Office 365

Posted September 26, 2016

OneDrive for Business is Office 365’s cloud (online) storage platform, providing Bryn Mawr faculty, students, and staff with a secure and convenient way to store and access up to 1 TB of files from any computer or your mobile devices. We’ve got tips to help you use it to its fullest. Use your College credentials […]

The LITS Project Proposal: A new way to start projects with LITS!

Posted September 26, 2016

Considering a project with a library or information technology component? Want to talk through your ideas, and how they could be implemented, with a LITS colleague? Looking to scope your next project by partnering with us from the beginning? Start by proposing a LITS project! From discovering solutions to developing resources to implementing services, our […]

The LITS Service Catalog: A new way to discover & access services!

Posted September 26, 2016

Do you like to get the lay of the land before embarking on a new project? Curious about ways you can partner with LITS? Need help with something library or information technology-related but not sure where to begin? Start at the new LITS Service Catalog! From in-depth consultations to break/fix issues to self-service options, the […]

Kris Graves: The Testament Project Opens with Lecture & Reception 9/21

Posted September 19, 2016

Kris Graves: The Testament Project September 21 – December 18, 2016 Bryn Mawr College Artist’s Lecture, September 21, 12:30 pm, Thomas 224, sponsored by the Center for Visual Culture Opening Reception, September 21, 5 pm, Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library Kris Graves’s series The Testament Project aims to represent and explore blackness […]

Office 365: Clutter learns from your behavior & sets aside lower priority messages

Posted September 19, 2016

What is Clutter? Clutter is a feature of Office 365 that reduces the amount of email landing in your inbox by moving lower-priority messages to the Clutter folder for later/less frequent review. How do Clutter and Junk filters work? Messages Office 365 believes are spam are filtered into your Junk folder. Office 365 processes any […]

Bryn Mawr College website color changes and brief editing freeze Friday, September 16

Posted September 15, 2016

On the evening of Friday, September 16, some color changes will be made and graphics added to the Bryn Mawr College website in order to align the site with the College’s campaign branding. The Giving site will also be updated with new content. During this update process, there will be a 15 minute Drupal editing […]

FY16 Annual Report Now Available

Posted September 14, 2016

LITS is pleased to announce that we’ve recently published our Annual Report highlighting the organization’s contributions and partnerships during fiscal year 2016. You’ll find this and others, including quarterly projects and MISO data, on our Reports page. Contact Melissa Cresswell with questions, mcresswell@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-5287.

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted September 14, 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.

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