LITS Welcome Back Newsletter 2023

Top Resources for Students

  • New and returning students: get started with FREE Microsoft Office for your personal computer. Learn how to access a variety of software from the library, your dorm, and off-campus – and get info about wireless, printing, Moodle, and more!
  • The Assistive Technology App Database is now up and running on the Assistive Technology: Features and Resources page. Use the database to find resources on accessibility, productivity, note taking, time management, writing, and more.
  • Check out LinkedIn Learning for online courses and quick tutorials in software, business, and creative skills.

LITS News Highlights

Welcome New LITS Colleagues!

Janelle Rebel, Seymour Adelman Director of Special Collections

Cameron Bucher, Educational and Scholarly Technology Assistant

Upcoming Exhibition

Art image from Cecilia Paredes exhibit

Cecilia Paredes: Not At Home opens October 25th in Bryn Mawr’s main gallery space, the 1912 Gallery (formerly the Rare Book Room).

See our full calendar of events

Study Break!

Cozy up with a book in the newly named Nook! Visit the Students Shape the Shelves book display and other additions to the library collection in the Nook, located to your left just inside the front entrance of Canaday.

The Nook in Canaday Library with rows of books and posters on display

Librarians are always available for academic consultations…but sometimes you need something fun. This page collects some favorites. We also have access to many major newspapers!

Spotlight on Security


Special Collections reading room entrance

  • The Special Collections Reading Room has new fall hours:

Mon-Fri: open 12pm – 4pm
and by appointment (
Sat-Sun: closed

New Accessibility Resources and Learning Opportunities

Check out the new Accessibility Best Practices guide. This step-by-step guide helps you vet the materials and practices you use for accessibility.

Have questions about accessibility or assistive technology?

      • Stop by during Accessibility Office Hours every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12-1 pm to have your questions answered.
      • Check out Assistive Technology Talk on Fridays at 2pm for workshops all about tools and tips to reach your goals this year!
      • Faculty and staff are invited to our Lunch and Learn program for bite-size tips on how to make your class more accessible: every other Monday from 12-12:30.
      • Watch the Daily Digest for details and zoom links!

Last but not least, the escape room is back! This semester’s game is called Keep Calm and Use Assistive Technology. Keep an on the LITS blog posts starting next week to learn ways to shave minutes off your team’s time this November.  Are you up for the challenge?

LITS Welcomes the Class of 2026

LITS has a great schedule of programming developing to welcome the class of 2026 this summer and fall!

Available now!

Orientation Week

Wednesday 8/24 at the Resources Fair, 12-2 on Taylor Drive

Connect Your Device clinic – LITS staff will help you get your phone and/or laptop connected to campus WiFi!

Thursday 8/25, 3-4 in Canaday Library

Join our “Canadayland” library tour! Follow a map of candy-themed titles to each floor where LITS staff will introduce various spaces. Sweet treats will be available along the way, of course.

Contact the Help Desk with questions: or 610-526-7440.