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Archive for February, 2016

Tech Talk: Teaching with (by Adding to) Wikipedia 2/16 4:30pm

Posted February 9, 2016

The Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education and LITS are pleased to partner with the Wiki Education Foundation to discuss​ how and why instructors might consider building Wikipedia assignments into coursework. Tuesday, February 16th at 4:30 p.m. Quita Woodward Room To register: http://brynmawr.libcal.com/event/2222922 Jami Mathewson, Educational Partnerships Manager at Wiki Ed, will introduce the resources […]

Moodle: Brief Maintenance 2/11 6-7pm

Posted February 8, 2016

Moodle will be unavailable for approximately 30 minutes between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. this Thursday, February 11th.  LITS will be performing necessarily system maintenance during this time. Visit or contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, Canaday 1st floor.

Survey Goes Live This Week – Give LITS your feedback!

Posted February 8, 2016

    Later this week, a random sample of students and all staff and faculty will receive an email from Dave Consiglio (LITS Director of Assessment, Learning Spaces, and Special Projects) requesting their participation in a survey for Library & Information Technology Services. The MISO Survey is a national survey that was created at Bryn […]

VPN: Unavailable 2/11 11am-noon

Posted February 8, 2016

The VPN (ingress.brynmawr.edu) will be unavailable on Wednesday, February 11th from 11:00 a.m. – noon.  We will be performing an upgrade during this time; community members should not notice significant changes. Visit or contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, Canaday first floor.

Bryn Mawr College now on the Internet2 network

Posted February 3, 2016

Earlier this year, Bryn Mawr College (in cooperation with Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges) joined with nearly 300 other institutions of higher education in connecting to Internet2 for network services.  As a part of this change, Bryn Mawr has doubled its already substantial internet bandwidth to 2Gbs (evenly split between Internet2’s Commercial Peering Service and an […]

LITS Support for Student Organizations

Posted February 3, 2016

Need resources to communicate with your student organization? Preserve your organization’s history? LITS is here for you: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/5506 Need assistance with setting up or using these resources? Call or visit the Help Desk, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7400.

Firewall Change for College-owned Mac OS Computers 2/8

Posted February 3, 2016

On Monday, February 8th, LITS will be making a system-wide change to all College-owned Mac OS computers. We will be turning on the Mac OS Firewall to enhance the security of our systems. Most community members will not notice this change because College-licensed and other software from legitimate vendors will be added as exceptions to […]

February is Data Privacy Month!

Posted February 1, 2016

Bryn Mawr College LITS invites you to don your party hats and join us in celebrating Data Privacy Month, an annual effort to empower people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint. LITS will be sponsoring a number of fun and educational Data Privacy/Information Security-related initiatives throughout the month, as we continue to […]

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