Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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Announcing: Skype for Business in January 2018

Posted December 15, 2017

LITS is pleased to announce that we will be supporting Skype for Business beginning in January. The software will be added to lab and classroom computers, and is available to all community members with their existing Office 365 accounts. Watch for learning opportunities throughout the spring semester, including: A Getting Started with Skype for Business workshop on […]

Call for Proposals for LITS Digital Bryn Mawr Seed Grant Funding

Posted October 31, 2017

We invite Bryn Mawr faculty, staff, and graduate students to apply for seed grants to support digital teaching, learning, or research activities—broadly construed. Digital Bryn Mawr seed grants are intended to advance engagement with digital technologies, regardless of an individual’s prior experience or expertise.

Office 365 Dial-In Conferencing (Skype for Business)

Posted October 3, 2017

In order to expand our capabilities with Skype for Business (part of Office 365), we will be adding dial in conferencing capability for all faculty and staff members.  This means that when you set a Skype for Business meeting (or add a Skype meeting to an existing calendar entry), invitees will now see phone numbers […]

How We Spent Our Summer Vacation 2017

Posted August 31, 2017

Highlighting Top Resources for Students Get Microsoft Office for FREE by logging in at webmail.brynmawr.edu. Click Office 365 in the top left corner and click to install Office 2016 on more than five devices! Need to learn a new tech skill? Check out Lynda.com! See the LITS Blog for more info. Did you know we […]

LITS Safe Browsing Initiative

Posted August 24, 2017

LITS is pleased to announce that over the next few weeks, community members will begin to benefit from extra scam and phishing protection in their email and web browsers. No action is required on your part, but we’d like you to be aware of a few new protections you may encounter: Suspicious Link Warnings Clicking […]

New Apps Available in Office 365

Posted August 7, 2017

Beginning August 15th you will see a number of new apps available in Office 365. Support The apps you have already been using will remain supported, and we will be adding a few more to our support portfolio. Other apps will simply be available for use. For more information, see https://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/6634. If you’re interested in […]

Bryn Mawr Launches New ‘Digital Competencies’ Initiative

Posted April 28, 2017

Launch of the Information Security Education Program

Posted October 17, 2016

Be an InfoSec Master! (mobile-friendly version) Today marks the launch of the College’s Information Security Education Program, providing all community members with an opportunity to master competencies pertinent to the security of the College’s sensitive data and their own; broad participation in the program will exponentially reduce the College’s security risk profile. What does participation […]

Searching in Office 365: How to find a needle in an (email) haystack

Posted October 3, 2016

We rely on email for everything, and it’s not going away any time soon. It’s your to-do list, your primary filing system, an archive of important correspondence and reference materials, and so much more. We’ve all struggled to navigate our files, and finding that critical email from last month or last year (decade? century?) can be confounding. Give […]

LITS Introduces Service Request Catalog & Community Project Proposals

Posted September 29, 2016

Looking for a way to explore LITS service offerings? Considering a project with a library or information technology component? Want to check the status of a Help Desk request? Visit the LITS Service Catalog at http://lits.brynmawr.edu. Explore and request our most popular and broadly available services, scroll down to Propose a LITS Project, or log […]

What’s a OneDrive? Cloud Storage with Office 365

Posted September 26, 2016

OneDrive for Business is Office 365’s cloud (online) storage platform, providing Bryn Mawr faculty, students, and staff with a secure and convenient way to store and access up to 1 TB of files from any computer or your mobile devices. We’ve got tips to help you use it to its fullest. Use your College credentials […]

Removing Canceled Meetings in Office 365

Posted September 12, 2016

When a meeting is cancelled, all invitees receive an email notification, but the meeting is not removed from your calendar until you open that notification and click Remove From Calendar. Take a look: Canceled Meetings video (mobile-friendly version) This is how Office 365 is intended to work, but it’s different from what we were used […]

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