Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

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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WordPress Upgrade Tonight (4/15), 7-8pm

This evening, LITS will be performing a necessary WordPress upgrade between 7pm and 8pm. During that time, community members may experience a brief service interruption. Please contact the Help Desk at help@brynmawr.edu or 610.526.7440 with any questions or concerns or to report any lingering issues.

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BMC Libraries Summer Plans

emailed to service-updates@brynmawr.edu on 4/13/21: Dear BMC Students, Faculty, and Staff,  We are beginning to prepare the libraries for expanded summer access and for the gradual return to regular library services ahead of fall semester. I’m writing to share the schedule for this transition with key steps we anticipate in reopening of library spaces and […]

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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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Share Name Pronunciations in Moodle!

We’ve added NameCoach to Moodle! NameCoach has developed a suite of tools that enable people to record the pronunciation of their name and share that recording with others. Anyone can use NameCoach’s free Personal Name Badge to create name recordings they can attach to their email signatures, online biographies, etc. This new Moodle integration brings […]

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File Action Day: Spring 2021

Shreddy is back to help you start the New Year right and to remind you about data security. Is a cartoon ball of shredded paper ridiculous? Yes! But, data security is NOT ridiculous, and as a member of the BMC Community you need to be familiar with the Data Handling Policy which may be found […]

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New Phishing Attempt, April 2021

The Internal Revenue Service is warning all educational institutions of an ongoing IRS impersonation scam targeting faculty, staff, and students. The scam email displays the IRS logo and uses various subject lines with phrases like “Tax Refund Payment” or “Recalculation of your tax refund payment“. Do not click links, download files, or respond in any […]

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New Phishing Attempt, March 2021

Please be aware of recent messages that appear to be soliciting faculty evaluations via Microsoft Sharepoint and contain a link to a file. The email body may also include names of Bryn Mawr College community members. This is a scam. Do not click links, download files, or respond in any way. Delete the message or […]

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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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ASR Captioning Now Available in Zoom

Zoom has added English-language ASR (automatic speech recognition) captioning to Zoom. Currently the meeting or webinar host must use the Captioning/Live Transcript feature to turn on ASR captions for all participants during a meeting. In future updates, Zoom plans to enable participants to turn Live Transcript on and off for themselves and to support additional […]

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RESOLVED: Email Messaging from LITS Help Desk (Ticketing System) Unavailable

Updated 3/12 at 5:45pm: This problem is resolved! Thank you so much for your patience. Please report any issues to the Help Desk at help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440 __ LITS is currently unable to send email messages out to community members via our ticketing system. This means that if you contacted the Help Desk, your message […]

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RESOLVED: Email Messaging from Moodle, BIONIC, and Voicemail Unavailable

Updated 3/12 at 5:45pm: This problem is resolved! Thank you so much for your patience. Please report any issues to the Help Desk at help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440 __ The following services are currently unavailable: QuickMail messages and email notifications from Moodle (i.e., emails about Announcement or forum posts, or Assignment submissions) Emailing your class roster […]

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