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Archive for 2015

Remote Support for Classroom Computers Now Available

Posted December 18, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new functionality of our remote assistance software which is used to provide the BMC community with remote computing support. This new feature allows us to connect to unattended classroom computers (installed instructor workstations) so we can perform maintenance or provide assistance with or without a caller present. Remote maintenance […]

LITS Quarterly Project Reports Available

Posted December 11, 2015

A current projects list is now available on the LITS website, along with a list of projects completed in the last quarter: LITS project reports provide summary information about a small selection of the organization’s projects that are particularly large, highly visible or impactful to the Bryn Mawr community, or that require integrated planning and management […]

Routine System Maintenance: 2016 Calendar

Posted December 10, 2015

Routine system maintenance occurs on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. LITS implemented this practice in June 2015 to reduce overall system downtime, to improve the security and reliability of College systems and networks, and to maintain compliance with industry and vendor support requirements and best practices. […]

De-stress with Pets in Canaday Library

Posted December 9, 2015

On Monday, December 14 from noon – 2 pm, take a break from studying to spend some time with a furry friend from Pals for Life on the 1st floor of Canaday Library. We know this is a stressful time of the year, so we are working with Counseling Services to bring companion animals back to Canaday […]

Mailing Lists: Unavailable Tonight 12/8 5:30-6:30

Posted December 8, 2015

Mailing lists (Mailman) will be unavailable tonight, December 8th, from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. LITS will be performing required maintenance during this time. Contact the Help Desk with questions, or 610-526-7440.

Gaming Events in the Libraries! 12/4 and 12/5

Posted December 3, 2015

Join us for a mini-series of gaming events in the Bryn Mawr Libraries! Friday Finds 12/4, 3:30pm in the Special Collections Seminar Room We’ll pull out a selection of historical board games, card games, and books on games from Special Collections. There will be a short introduction to the games by staff, time for questions, […]

Panel: Career Paths in Game Design, Open Board & Card Gaming: 12/5 9am-5pm

Posted December 1, 2015

This Saturday, December 5th, join us in Canaday Library for a panel of game developers and industry professionals, and two open gaming sessions! Career Paths in Game Design: A Panel Discussion 11:00 a.m. – noon in Carpenter B12 When you play games, do you wonder what goes into designing them, making them, marketing them? Do you wonder […]

Tech Talk: Creative Ways to Make up Missed Classes

Posted December 1, 2015

Date: December 1, 2015 Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm Location: Quita Woodward Room, Thomas Hall Are you tired of canceled classes due to bad weather, conferences, or illness? In this tech talk, we will be sharing creative ways for faculty members to make up missed classes. Come prepared to share and learn from one of our […]

Conversation with Lisa Kraus, In the New Body project director 12/3 4:30pm

Posted November 30, 2015

Please join us on Thursday, December 3rd at 4:30 p.m. in Thomas 224 for a conversation with Lisa Kraus, In the New Body project director and former member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company. Through an informal discussion with Matthew Feliz, co-curator of Trisha Brown: (Re)framing collaboration, Lisa will reflect on her experiences dancing in […]

New Email/calendar Service: Microsoft 365 Coming May 2016

Posted November 30, 2015

Friends and Colleagues, I would like to thank all who participated in our decision process for their thoughtful insights. Many students, faculty, and staff gave their time and voices to our focus groups, interviews, open forums, and written feedback opportunities. We are pleased to announce that Microsoft 365 will be the email and calendar platform replacing Zimbra […]

Moodle: Spring Course Shells Now Available

Posted November 20, 2015

The course shells for Spring 2016 are now up and available on Moodle. By default, students can view the Moodle site for a course as soon as they preregister for it. If you have information you wish to share with students during the registration period (e.g., sample syllabi, reading lists, answers to frequently asked questions) […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted November 18, 2015

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: Contact the Help Desk with questions, or 610-526-7440.

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