Library & Information Technology Services Blog

'Announcements' Archive

Library Due Date Adjustments for Faculty and Staff

Posted May 6, 2020

At this time, due dates will be extended to June 30th for all library materials checked out to faculty and staff.  Dates may be extended further if necessary, depending on when the libraries open and staff return. This will be announced when we have that information. If you have any questions, please contact us at […]

Account Closures for Graduating Students

Posted May 5, 2020

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.

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 Due Dates Extended

Posted April 24, 2020

The library recognizes that these are unusual times, and that with the campus being closed to most, library item returns will not happen in their usual timeframe. To that end: Due dates will be extended to June 30th for all library materials checked out to graduating students. Dates may be extended further if necessary, depending […]

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, […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Wednesday 6 pm – midnight

Posted April 21, 2020

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Wednesday) 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.

New Book Party 5/7 at 4:30pm

Posted April 17, 2020

Join us for a virtual New Book Party on Thursday, May 7 at 4:30 p.m. to celebrate publications by Bryn Mawr faculty, emeriti, and staff! See the LITS website for more information and to register. Contact Special Collections with questions: speccoll@brynmawr.edu

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – midnight

Posted April 15, 2020

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.

Warning: New Phishing Scam, 4/7/2020

Posted April 7, 2020

Please be aware of a new attempt to gather personal information, including cell phone and credit card numbers, from College community members. Be on the lookout for messages that appear to be coming from a Bryn Mawr Community member, but are coming from a fake email address (usually something like athenaowl.brynmawr.edu@gmail.com). Especially as so many […]

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 […]

Beginning May 17 Moodle Will Use Duo for Multi-factor Authentication

Posted April 6, 2020

After spring semester ends, LITS will be enabling Duo multi-factor authentication for Moodle to help keep your academic data secure. This means that you will be prompted for Duo authentication when logging into Moodle, the same way you are prompted within Webmail, Bionic, and Tripod. We highly recommend adding more devices (other than your cellphone) […]

AVON/Alexander Street video : change your links!

Posted April 3, 2020

We have been notified by our Library software vendor that they have made a change to the links for AVON/Alexander Street video records. Faculty using links from Tripod in their Moodle courses or other places will need to replace them with new URLs from Tripod because the previous links are now broken. Please contact library@brynmawr.edu […]

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