Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Warning: New Phishing Attempt 6/15

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 a variety of unexpected and unusual-looking messages that appear to be coming from a Bryn Mawr College community member. Some of these messages mention Bitcoin, others […]

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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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Intermittent Internet Connectivity

Earlier today, Bryn Mawr (and the Tri-Co) lost part of our connection to the internet. This means that many College services, including Webmail, have been intermittently unavailable to some community members. Internet connectivity was restored this afternoon, but the Tri-Colleges are still diagnosing and resolving issues. Community members may continue to experience intermittent service interruptions […]

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New Canon Copiers this Summer

Canon will be replacing the College’s fleet of multi-function machines (print/scan/copy/fax) this summer. Overall service will improve as old machines are replaced with new, but you can expect familiar functionality and an unchanged user experience. We’ll be accepting deliveries from Canon throughout late June and July; each new machine will be configured same-day by an […]

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Reminder: Tripod Unavailable May 29 and 30

Tripod will be unavailable from approximately 3pm on Saturday, May 29 – 3pm on Sunday, May 30 so that our vendor can perform an essential migration to a new data center. During this time, community members will be unable to log in to their patron records, search for titles in Tripod, or request items. EZBorrow […]

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Reminder: Tripod Unavailable May 29 and 30

Tripod will be unavailable from approximately 9pm on Saturday, May 29 – 9pm on Sunday, May 30 so that our vendor can perform an essential migration to a new data center. During this time, community members will be unable to log in to their patron records, search for titles in Tripod, or request items. EZBorrow […]

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Library Book Returns for Spring 2021

Though the Libraries will be closed over Commencement weekend, students may return their library books to the book drop outside of Canaday Library. Library returns will also be accepted at the Bookshop, located in the basement of the Campus Center, during their open hours over Commencement weekend. Please visit the Bookshop’s website to see a […]

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Skype for Business to be Retired on July 31, 2021

Microsoft will be retiring Skype for Business on July 31, 2021. If you have Skype for Business meetings scheduled to occur after July 31, reschedule them with either Teams or Zoom. If you regularly use Skype for Business, please switch to Teams or Zoom. For a comparison of the two, see Which Web-Conferencing Tool Should […]

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Moodle Update Monday, May 24, 6-7pm

We will be updating Moodle on Monday May 24th between 6 and 7pm. This is a minor update, and we anticipate no service downtime and minimal disruption during this period. After the update is complete, Moodle will have a new, more accessible look, but otherwise the update will be largely invisible. If you have any questions about […]

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Tripod Unavailable May 29 and 30

Tripod will be unavailable from approximately 9pm on Saturday, May 29 – 9pm on Sunday, May 30 so that our vendor can perform an essential migration to a new data center. During this time, community members will be unable to log in to their patron records, search for titles in Tripod, or request items. EZBorrow […]

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Access to VPN Web Portal (ingress.brynmawr.edu) Unavailable

Beginning this evening (Thursday, May 14th) access to the VPN web portal at ingress.brynmawr.edu will again be unavailable while we perform emergency maintenance to address an underlying server issue. Community members can still use the Pulse Secure client to access their home directories and network file shares from off-campus. LITS is working to restore functionality […]

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Statement on Confronting the Legacies of Colonialism and Racism in Special Collections

Please see the Special Collections blog announcing the release of our “Confronting the Legacies of Colonialism and Racism in Special Collections” statement. A link to the full statement as well as introductory material is available on the LITS Website. Contact Special Collections with questions: speccoll@brynmawr.edu.

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