Library & Information Technology Services Blog

Archive for 2018

Upcoming Library Workshops for Thesis Writers

Posted September 7, 2018

Zotero Workshops:  Sept. 12th & 14th Need help keeping track of all your research? Wish all your articles and books were easily accessible and your projects more organized? Learn how to use Zotero, a free reference management software that can help collect and organize your research materials for any project. Zotero syncs with your browser to […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted August 29, 2018

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. During this particular maintenance window, we will also be rebooting the phone system at 6pm. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.  

RESOLVED: Intermittent Phone Outage in Old Library

Posted August 27, 2018

Update, 10:24am: Phone service has been restored. Please report any lingering issues to the Help Desk. This morning, some phones in Old Library have stopped working. LITS is actively investigating the issue and will update as more information becomes available. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Coming Fall Semester! Multi-factor Authentication for Students

Posted August 24, 2018

What is Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) and How Does it Work? Multi-factor authentication protects against account hijacking by providing an extra layer of security beyond your username and password. The idea is to make sure the person accessing the account is actually you. Once enrolled in Duo, you will be required to authenticate twice to many of the […]

Multi-factor Authentication for Faculty & Staff: Beginning Mid-September

Posted August 24, 2018

LITS is pleased to announce a major enhancement to our Information Security program. Beginning now with early adopters, and throughout the fall with the full community, we will implement multi-factor authentication for many of the College’s online services. Multi-factor authentication strengthens information security at Bryn Mawr College while maintaining the openness we value. We are […]

Multi-factor Authentication Launches for Early Adopters

Posted August 20, 2018

LITS is pleased to announce a major enhancement to our Information Security program. Beginning now with early adopters, and over the course of the 2018-2019 academic year with the full community, we will implement multi-factor authentication at the recommendation of the Information Stewardship Council, Board of Trustees, and in collaboration with Haverford College. We will […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted August 15, 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/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.  

WordPress Unavailable 8/15 from 5-6pm

Posted August 14, 2018

WordPress will be unavailable for a brief period tomorrow afternoon between 5-6pm as we perform a maintenance release upgrade. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

BIONIC Unavailable 8/18 8am-noon

Posted August 14, 2018

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, August 18th from 8:00 a.m. until noon. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

Reminder: Wireless Certificate Renewal 8/7

Posted August 6, 2018

On Tuesday, August 7th LITS will be updating the security certificate for wireless.brynmawr.edu. Community members may experience a variety of behaviors from computers and mobile devices connected to the wireless network: some will transition seamlessly, while others will disconnect from the network with or without notification. In all cases where the new certificate is not […]

Intermittent Network Downtime August 11-12

Posted August 1, 2018

Over the weekend of August 11-12, LITS will be making necessary upgrades to our network infrastructure. Community members may find they are unable to connect to the Bryn Mawr College network from on- or off-campus during these two days. Please expect intermittent interruptions to campus network and/or internet connectivity as we work through a variety […]

Reminder: Wireless Certificate Renewal 8/7

Posted July 31, 2018

On Tuesday, August 7th LITS will be updating the security certificate for wireless.brynmawr.edu. Community members may experience a variety of behaviors from computers and mobile devices connected to the wireless network: some will transition seamlessly, while others will disconnect from the network with or without notification. In all cases where the new certificate is not […]

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