Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Library Email Notices: Delivery Issues Resolved

From 4/27 through until today, library email notices were not delivered to patrons. LITS has corrected the issue. You may see notices dated 4/27-5/1 delivered to your inbox today. Contact Circulation with questions: circulation@brynmawr.edu.

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Bryn Mawr Launches New ‘Digital Competencies’ Initiative

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New Book Celebration 5/2 4:30-6pm

Join President Kim Cassidy for a celebration of the books published by members of the Bryn Mawr College community over the last year. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Canaday 205 The authors will speak briefly about their books, and copies will be on display and for sale. The authors and their […]

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Warning: New Phishing Attempt 4/26/17

Please be aware of a recent attempt to gather login, password, and other secure personal or College data from Bryn Mawr College community members. Be on the lookout for messages that appear to be a warning about your “Microsoft Outlook Account” being blocked. They may ask you to click a link and verify your account. […]

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Discovering Medieval Manuscripts

Please join us at 3 pm this Friday, April 28, when students from the course, Discovering Medieval Manuscripts, share their research on books from our collections. Everyone is welcome, and everyone will be able to turn the pages of and explore for themselves, religious, legal, medical, and scholarly manuscripts written in the fifteenth century. The […]

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Seniors: Return Library Materials on Time & Enter to Win Garden Party Giveaway!

The Library is excited to announce a giveaway for graduating seniors! In an effort to make sure all library materials are returned on time, any senior who has no outstanding library fines and nothing checked out by May 8th will be entered to win one of two priority picks for a Garden Party spot! Winners […]

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Known Issue with Microsoft Office on Windows 10 Computers

Microsoft recently released a Windows 10 update that is causing issues for some individuals in Word, Excel, and Outlook.  In some cases, individuals have reported inability to view images, or inability to open and edit files. If you are experiencing issues, please contact the Help Desk: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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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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Moodle Upgrade & 2017-2018 Courses

This spring, LITS will be upgrading Moodle from version 2.6 to 3.2. This will enable us to be on the same Moodle version as Haverford and Swarthmore, creating a more seamless experience for Tri-co students and faculty. Timeline Week of 4/24/17 Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 course shells available at moodlenew.brynmawr.edu Fall 2016 and Spring […]

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Register for the May 17-18 Blended Learning Conference

Tri-Co affiliates can attend the Blended Learning Conference (May 17-18 at Bryn Mawr) for free! We just ask that you register in advance if you’d like to join us for lunch or for one of our hands-on workshops. Blended Learning Conference 2017 Highlights: Dr. Roopika Risam‘s keynote on “Networks of Pedagogy: Notes towards a Decolonized […]

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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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LITS Recommends Google Chrome as Default Browser

As of April 10, 2017, LITS will be recommending Google Chrome for Windows and macOS (formerly OS X) to community members.  Effective immediately, those using College computers can obtain Chrome from Software Center — if you are new to Chrome we recommend this option as it comes pre-configured with the LITS recommended settings to maximize […]

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