Library & Information Technology Services Blog

Archive for January, 2018

LITS Website is Live!

Posted January 19, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that our new LITS website is now live. Thank you for your patience as we finish up our final transition tasks. We welcome your feedback. Submit comments online or contact the help desk: 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu.

Change to Password Reset Functionality

Posted January 12, 2018

We are temporarily disabling the Bryn Mawr/Haverford password reset option that involves answering security questions because of a recently identified security vulnerability. This means, that if you go to password.brynmawr.edu or accounts.haverford.edu and you have a working Bryn Mawr/Haverford password, you will be able to change your password.  However, if your password has expired or you don’t remember it, you will not […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted January 10, 2018

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

LITS News: Winter Break & Spring Semester

Posted January 9, 2018

For LITS, breaks are often the busiest times of the year! Here’s a roundup of news, announcements and updates as we head into spring semester: Important information about major recent computer and mobile device vulnerabilities How We’re Spending our Winter Break Next week, we’re offering several workshops for staff and faculty. Topics include best practices for […]

Eduroam Unavailable 1/12 5-9pm

Posted January 9, 2018

LITS will be updating our Clearpass authentication system on Friday, January 12 at 5:00 p.m. During this time, community members will be unable to authenticate to eduroam. We expect eduroam to be available again by 9:00 p.m. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440.

LITS Launches New, Integrated Library & Information Technology Services Website

Posted January 9, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that on January 18th LITS will launch a new website at brynmawr.edu/lits. Search or browse our integrated library and information technology services site for technology help and to discover our collections. Learn about the library, find out information about tech-enhanced and study spaces across campus, and see how LITS supports teaching, […]

Reminder: Digital Bryn Mawr Seed Grant CFP deadline is Feb 15

Posted January 8, 2018

The next deadline to apply for a Digital Bryn Mawr Seed Grant to support digital teaching, learning, or research activities is Feb. 15.  Please note that this deadline is especially salient if you have a research or curricular project that might involve work with summer student interns, as we will be advertising and hiring for […]

Moodle: Brief Maintenance 1/9 4-6pm

Posted January 8, 2018

Moodle will be unavailable between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. this Tuesday, January 9th, 2018.  LITS will be performing necessary system maintenance during this time. Visit or contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, Canaday 1st floor.

Phone System Replacement: LITS visiting phones in January

Posted January 3, 2018

Over the next few weeks, LITS and our wiring contractor PABEC Systems will visit each telephone on campus to verify information associated with the current phone and note any areas that will require additional wiring ahead of replacing our phone system in 2018. If possible, please make make your network and telephone outlets accessible. We expect to complete these visits with […]

Routine System Maintenance: 2018

Posted January 3, 2018

Routine system maintenance generally occurs on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m. – midnight. LITS implemented this practice in June 2015 to reduce overall system downtime, to improve the security and reliability of College systems and networks, and to maintain compliance with industry and vendor support requirements and best practices. […]

Maintenance to Network Registration Database Today (January 3)

Posted January 3, 2018

In order to improve performance of our network registration system, we will be clearing out registrations for computers which have not contacted our network in more than 90 days. There is no significant service interruption related to this maintenance. Most individuals will observe no effects.  A few individuals using wired connections and/or connecting to the […]

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