Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Register to Vote! Librarians can help!

Did you know that as a campus resident you can register to vote in Montgomery County, even if you’ve already registered in another state or county in Pennsylvania? Librarians in all three libraries are available to guide you through the process, and it only takes a few minutes. Registering here can save you having to […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. During this time, LITS will also be enabling multi-factor authentication for PeopleSoft. Community members currently using Duo (early adopters) will use it to authenticate to PeopleSoft beginning Friday, September 14. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with […]

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How We Spent Our Summer Vacation 2018

Highlighting Top Resources for Students Get Microsoft Office for FREE by logging in at webmail.brynmawr.edu. Click Office 365 in the top left corner and click to install Office 2016 on more than five devices! Need to learn a new tech skill? Check out Lynda.com! See the LITS Blog for more info. Check Tech Docs for help with printing, basic troubleshooting, and […]

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BIONIC Joins Duo-protected (MFA) Services 9/14

Beginning on Friday, September 14, BIONIC will prompt community members enrolled in Duo for a second authentication factor. This change will take effect during Thursday’s routine system maintenance window, and early adopters already using Duo will be prompted the next time they log into BIONIC. Many thanks to the ~200 community members who have been […]

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Multi-factor Authentication Launches 9/17

Beginning Monday, September 17 all faculty, many staff, and some student employees will begin using multi-factor authentication (MFA) when logging in to many of the College’s online services. Bryn Mawr is using Duo, a simple and effective multi-factor authentication service in use by many of our peers. Once enrolled in Duo, you will be required to […]

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Upcoming Library Workshops for Thesis Writers

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 […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

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.  

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RESOLVED: Intermittent Phone Outage in Old Library

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.

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Coming Fall Semester! Multi-factor Authentication for Students

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Multi-factor Authentication Launches for Early Adopters

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 […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

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.  

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