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Phone System Launch 6/11: Actions Required

Posted May 30, 2018

The College’s new phone system will launch on Monday, June 11. This message contains important information about actions required on your part. Phone service will be unavailable from 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 8 through 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 11. On June 11, you may activate your new phone. During the weekend (June 9-10), the […]

Phone Installations Begin 5/21; Phone Activation 6/11

Posted May 17, 2018

The College’s new phone system will launch on Monday, June 11.  Your New Phone Beginning the week of May 21, and through our June 11 launch date, LITS and our wiring contractor PABEC will be installing new telephones on faculty and staff desks. The phones will be in a “test state” and not usable. On […]

LITS News: Winter Break & Spring Semester

Posted January 9, 2018

For LITS, breaks are often the busiest times of the year! Here’s a roundup of news, announcements and updates as we head into spring semester: Important information about major recent computer and mobile device vulnerabilities How We’re Spending our Winter Break Next week, we’re offering several workshops for staff and faculty. Topics include best practices for […]

LITS Launches New, Integrated Library & Information Technology Services Website

Posted January 9, 2018

We’re pleased to announce that on January 18th LITS will launch a new website at brynmawr.edu/lits. Search or browse our integrated library and information technology services site for technology help and to discover our collections. Learn about the library, find out information about tech-enhanced and study spaces across campus, and see how LITS supports teaching, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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