Library & Information Technology Services Blog

'Announcements' Archive

Problems with Access to Some TriCo Library Systems

Posted July 19, 2019

A number of TriCo systems that are hosted at Bryn Mawr are offline. This includes tryptich, triarte, and the archives and manuscripts link from Tripod. LITS is actively working with the vendor to resolve the issue. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Partially Resolved: Damaged Equipment and Network Outage in Taylor Hall

Posted July 17, 2019

Updated 7/19 9:25am As of yesterday afternoon most issues directly impacting Taylor residents had been resolved. LITS is continuing to make repairs to equipment damaged by the storm. Please contact the Help Desk if you experience any problems with computers, printing, or network connectivity: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440. Updated 7/17 11:50am Last night’s storm has severely […]

BIONIC: Clear Browser History; Software Upgrade Completed

Posted July 15, 2019

The PeopleTools upgrade has been completed. Please clear your browser history and caches completely. If you have any trouble doing this, the Help Desk will be happy to walk you through the process. Report any problems to help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Build and Host Your Website, Digital Project, or E-Portfolio on Domain of One’s Own!

Posted July 12, 2019

LITS is pleased to announce a new service called Domain of One’s Own, which enables current Bryn Mawr College students, faculty, and staff to host websites and web content on their own subdomain (e.g., mydomain.digital.brynmawr.edu). We’ve been piloting it over the last year in courses and for faculty and student projects and are now ready to […]

Coming this Summer: Changes to Outlook on the Web

Posted July 11, 2019

If you use Outlook on the web for your email and calendar (as opposed to the Outlook desktop client) you may have noticed (or tried!) a toggle in the upper right corner of the screen that lets you switch to the “new Outlook”: Beginning on July 22 and running through September, the new Outlook on […]

BIONIC Unavailable 7/13 8am-4pm

Posted July 10, 2019

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, July 13 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS has been working for the past 8 months to upgrade the PeopleTools software which is the foundation of our PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and Human Capital Management systems.  This […]

BIONIC Unavailable 7/13 8am-4pm

Posted June 28, 2019

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, July 13 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS has been working for the past 8 months to upgrade the PeopleTools software which is the foundation of our PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and Human Capital Management systems.  This […]

Warning: New Phishing Attempt 6.26.19

Posted June 26, 2019

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 appear to be signed by Kim Cassidy and refer to a Professional Integrity Program and Ethical Conduct Program For Bryn Mawr College Employees. This […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – Midnight

Posted June 26, 2019

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.

Listening Tour 2019!

Posted June 20, 2019

We’re going on tour and we want to hear from YOU! Katie Surkin and Melissa Cresswell from LITS are traveling around campus throughout summer and fall listening to your questions and concerns. In the summer months we’re focusing on engaging with our staff colleagues, and after the fall semester is underway we’ll be reaching out […]

BiONiC Unavailable: June 19, 6pm – 8pm

Posted June 19, 2019

BiONiC (PeopleSoft) will be unavailable on Wednesday, 6/19 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. All BiONiC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. Oracle has released a critical patch for our PeopleSoft application and it is necessary to schedule downtime and perform this maintenance as soon as possible. Thank you for your […]

Changes to Tripod Borrowing History

Posted June 15, 2019

Effective July 1, 2019, library patrons will still be able to see items they currently have checked out, but will no longer be able to access their borrowing history. The Tri-colleges are making this change to better protect your privacy. We recommend using Tripod’s My Favorites feature or a reference manager such as Zotero as […]

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