Library & Information Technology Services Blog

Upcoming Zoom Changes: June 17

Posted June 4, 2020

Starting on June 17, we will initiate two changes to the College’s institutional Zoom account. Though these changes will begin on that date, it may take several days for them to be applied sitewide. These changes should fix issues that some community members have experienced with the way that personal Zoom accounts merged with our […]

Zoom 5.0 Upgrade

Posted April 30, 2020

Zoom has announced a planned system-wide upgrade over the next month. This upgrade involves the Zoom Client software installed on your hard drive. It includes some new features, but the biggest change will be a shift to GCM encryption, which Zoom will turn on globally on May 30. You can manually upgrade now to start […]

Library & Information Technology Services for COVID-19

Posted April 21, 2020

This post will be updated regularly as new resources become available. New additions have a * LITS is pleased to offer remote support to Bryn Mawr College community members via email at help@brynmawr.edu or phone at 610-526-7440. This is the best way to reach us always, but especially in the event of diminished staffing levels, […]

Zoom Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff

Posted April 6, 2020

LITS is very pleased to offer Zoom Pro licenses as an additional option for students, faculty and staff hosting online meetings. Follow these instructions to get an account on Bryn Mawr College’s institutional Zoom license If you are using Teams or Skype for Business for web-conferencing and it meets your needs, you do not have […]

Extended: Adobe Creative Cloud Available Free for Student Computers (through 7/6)

Posted March 27, 2020

Adobe has provided temporary at-home access to students so that they can continue to access this software remotely. Please follow these instructions to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-626-7440.

Remote Technology: Connecting with Students and Colleagues

Posted March 19, 2020

One of the most helpful things we can do for each other while teaching, learning, and working remotely is to assess our own and each other’s access to electronic devices and the internet ahead of a class or meeting. LITS has collected a set of questions that we hope will help guide these conversations with […]

Update on library due dates

Posted March 13, 2020

Update as of March 25th: due dates for library items due between March 1st and May 17th are being extended to May 18th, including Help Desk loaner laptops and multimedia equipment. Senior library item due dates, currently May 9th, will be extended at a later date if need be. At this time the Bryn Mawr […]

Questions about using Teams for Teaching Online?

Posted March 13, 2020

LITS has published a detailed document to help faculty use Microsoft Teams for teaching online.  This and other key teaching and learning resources are detailed on this Academic Continuity page. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu.

Academic Continuity during COVID-19

Posted March 6, 2020

In an effort to provide academic continuity in the context of COVID-19, colleges and universities around the world have shifted their in-person instruction to online environments. At Bryn Mawr, the knowledge and experience gathered during years of blended instruction have prepared us to deploy proven and efficient teaching strategies that will lead to academic success. We hope […]