Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Moodle: Maintenance 5/20 6am-12pm

Moodle will be unavailable between 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. this Sunday, May 20th, 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.

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Phone Installations Begin 5/21; Phone Activation 6/11

The College’s new phone system will launch on Monday, June 11.  Your New Phone Beginning the week of May 21, and through our June 11 launch date, LITS and our wiring contractor PABEC will be installing new telephones on faculty and staff desks. The phones will be in a “test state” and not usable. On […]

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Retiring Support for Adobe Contribute 5/31

Beginning May 31, 2018, LITS will retire support for Adobe Contribute. For more information: College Communications Web Services Web Editing Tech Docs Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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Account Closures for Graduating Students

As the end of the spring semester approaches, please be aware of the following information about account closures for graduating students: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/4833 Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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BIONIC Unavailable 5/19 8am-noon

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, May 19th 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.

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Change to Wireless Access 5/21

This spring, LITS will be making a change to the way we provide wireless access. On May 21, the BrynMawrGuest wireless network (Currently BrynMawrGuest–Spring2018) will no longer be available. Please move any devices currently using the Guest network to the eduroam secure wireless network by this date. Campus visitors (that are not part of a […]

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Moodle Course Shells for Summer and Fall for Academic Year 2018-2019 Available

The course shells for upcoming Summer and Fall courses are now available on Moodle. By default, students can view the Moodle site for a course as soon as they register for that course in Bionic. For Faculty: If you have course information (e.g., previous year’s syllabus, a reading list, answers to frequently asked questions, etc.) you wish to share with students who have […]

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Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference at Bryn Mawr May 23-24

The seventh annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference will be held Wednesday, May 23 – Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Bryn Mawr College. These conferences are a forum for faculty, staff, and students to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning. Conference registration takes less than a minute and is free […]

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Graduating Seniors: A Parting Gift from the Library

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 14th will be entered to win one of two reserved parking spaces on the day of Commencement (Saturday, May 19th). Winners will be chosen at random and […]

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Information Security Initiatives: Encrypting Desktops and Laptops

As part of the College’s continuing efforts to improve our information security, LITS is preparing to deploy full disk encryption technologies to College Windows and macOS devices. On a day-to-day basis, this change will not be noticeable to you.  However, it will better protect the data you have stored on your computer both when you’re […]

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College-owned Macs: Software Center Upgrade 4/22

Software Center on all College-owned Mac computers will be unavailable from midnight – 1:00 a.m. overnight tonight, April 22. LITS will be updating Software Center, our software management environment, during this time. No action is required on your part. Your computer will automatically update and the Software Center icon will change. You will notice that […]

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4/24 Tech Talk: Using 3D Technology to Interrogate the History of Women in Science

The History of Women in Science (HoWiS) Project seeks not only to document the vibrant history of early Bryn Mawr graduates who went on to pursue science careers, but to reconstruct their daily experiences in scientific spaces through the use of 3D technology. The project team also hopes to evaluate the various ways 3D technology, […]

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