Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Software Center on Macs Unavailable on 1/31

From 12pm – 4pm on Friday, 1/31 Software Center will be unavailable on College-owned Macs. During this time, faculty and staff will be unable to install College-provided software on their computers. LITS will be performing some necessary maintenance to our software distribution tool. We will post when the maintenance is complete. Contact the Help Desk […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 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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Panopto Implementation and Training

LITS’ migration from Tegrity to Panopto, our new lecture capture platform, is still underway. The software is expected to be installed in all lecture capture-enabled classrooms and fully integrated in Moodle by the first day of classes of spring 2020. Early in the spring semester, we will migrate user content that had been until now […]

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Financial Edge Unavailable 1/13 9:30am-noon

Financial Edge will be unavailable on Monday, January 13 from 9:30 a. m. until noon. Please plan to log out of Financial Edge before 9:30 am on January 13. LITS will be performing year-end maintenance for the system during this time. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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Warning: New Phishing Attempt 1/7/2020

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 reference “Bryn Mawr College Admin!!!” and request that you download and open an attached file. This is a scam. Do not click links or […]

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Windows 7 Not Allowed on Bryn Mawr College Network After 1/14/20

After January 14, 2020, Computers running Windows 7 will no longer be allowed on the Bryn Mawr College network. Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for Windows 7 after January 14. Beginning this month, LITS will be reaching out to staff and faculty currently using Windows 7 to initiate a plan for […]

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Problems Logging In to Some Services

Updated 1/2/20 10:30 a.m.: Many login issues have been fixed, but there are still a few that may not be resolved until early next week. If you encounter problems logging into a service, please let us know: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440. Community members may have problems logging into some LITS services, due to issues we’re experiencing […]

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Dell Updates on College-owned Computers (suspending BitLocker)

Routine updates from Dell may require suspending BitLocker (encryption) before running. This is expected behavior; you may see system notifications that look like this: If so, follow the on-screen instructions and suspend BitLocker to run these updates. BitLocker will re-enable automatically after your computer reboots. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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Classroom Computer Upgrades during Winter Break

LITS will be performing necessary maintenance on all classroom computers during winter break (December 13 – January 17). As usual, this work will be scheduled around any existing room reservations. During this time, some classroom computers will be upgraded and all will be reimaged. Tegrity will be removed and replaced with the College’s new lecture […]

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Document Shredding Friday, Dec. 13 10am-1pm

The Information Stewardship Council, with help from Housekeeping and the Controller’s Office, is encouraging faculty, staff, and students to collect their sensitive documents and bring them to Taylor Drive on Friday, December 13, 2019, to be shredded. Now is the time to get rid of your old files, sensitive documents, bills, correspondence, and other data that require […]

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Migration to Panopto is underway

LITS’ migration from Tegrity to Panopto, our new lecture capture platform, is underway. We are completing the migration during winter break in order to ensure that the Panopto software is installed in all lecture capture-enabled classrooms by the first day of classes of spring 2020. In order to complete a successful migration, we have contacted […]

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Routine System Maintenance: 2020

Routine system maintenance generally occurs on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m. – midnight. LITS implemented this practice in June 2015 to reduce overall system downtime, to improve the security and reliability of College systems and networks, and to maintain compliance with industry and vendor support requirements and best practices. 2020 […]

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