Library & Information Technology Services Blog

News, Updates, and Information on Computing, Library, and other LITS Resources and Services

Rescheduled: BIONIC Unavailable 2/11 8am-2pm

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, February 11th from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. 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.

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BIONIC Downtime Today

Updated 2/8/16 4:11pm: BIONIC is now available and this issue has been fully addressed. BIONIC (PeopleSoft) will be entirely offline for approximately four hours today, beginning immediately, for remediation of security vulnerabilities. We apologize for the inconvenience for all who would normally access BIONIC during the day today. We will follow up when BIONIC is […]

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Master Calendar unavailable

Update: This issue is now resolved. Master Calendar (http://mc.brynmawr.edu/MasterCalendar/MasterCalendar.aspx used for the calendar linked from the College homepage and some other pages) is currently unavailable/not readable due to a problem with the styles. Calendar feeds that appear on select pages such as http://www.brynmawr.edu/gateways/students/ are still working.  

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Be Vigilant, Ask Questions, Stay Safe from Scams

We’ve seen a recent rash of email and phone scams make their way around campus. Please be vigilant and never hesitate to ask us about the legitimacy of a particular message. Always hover over links before clicking to ensure they are what they say. Be particularly suspicious of links whose source you can’t easily identify, […]

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Resolved: Bryn Mawr Blogs Unavailable

Earlier today, we experienced an unexpected outage of Bryn Mawr Blogs (WordPress). This was due to a recently discovered WordPress vulnerability. Our exposure was limited to about a dozen blogs and a single post in each blog. We have since updated WordPress and restored each affected post to its correct version. If you notice any […]

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Submit to the Blended Learning Conference by 2/15

Interested in sharing your work on a digital project or experiments with blended learning? We’re currently collecting submissions to the Sixth Annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts College Conference, which will be held at Bryn Mawr Wednesday, May 17 – Thursday, May 18, 2017. Although we are open to all topics related to blended […]

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Participate in File Clean-Up Day! 2/1/17

Participate in the College’s first File Clean-Up Day! On February 1st, from 10am – 2pm, all community members are highly encouraged to devote time to cleaning up specific storage locations with the goal of streamlining/speeding up your work and working towards more efficient and secure file management. Take the following steps to start your clean-up […]

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Celebrate Data Privacy Day!

January 28th is Data Privacy Day, an international effort to raise awareness of and promote privacy and data protection concerns and best practices. Here’s how you can help yourself and the College community become better prepared to face data privacy challenges today and beyond: Participate in the College’s first File Clean-Up Day! On February 1st, […]

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Simplify File Clean-Up Day with the Order of Operations Guide

File Clean-Up Day is quickly approaching (Wednesday, 2/1), and you might be wondering, “What should I focus on cleaning first?” To help your efforts and avoid flawed results, we’ve created the FCUD Order of Operations Guide. This interactive guide will help you determine a customized Order of Operations based on where you store your files. […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

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/ Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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1/24 Tech Talk: Student Creative Projects and Faculty Website Development

January 24, 2017 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room Learn more about creative student Sociology projects, building a faculty website, and helping students share their work with the world. Veronica Montes (Sociology) and Cathryne Velazquez (’18) discuss building Dr. Montes’s personal website to showcase her research and the projects of her Sociology students, […]

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Exhibition Opening – The Tale of Genji: From Princess to Pop Culture

THE TALE OF GENJI From Princesses to Pop Culture January 25 – March 5, 2017 11am – 4:30pm daily Class of 1912 Rare Book Room, Canaday Library The Tale of Genji unveils the newly restored six-fold screen by Kano Seisen’in Osanobu (1796–1846). Painted in delicate detail with striking gold-leaf and brilliant pigments, Bryn Mawr’s Osanobu […]

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