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Archive for October, 2016

Windows Drive Mappings: Minor Change 10/10 at 5pm

Posted October 10, 2016

This evening, we will be making a change to Windows file storage (S:, P:, etc.) drive mappings.  Community members should not notice any difference, we are simply changing the method we are using to map these drives to improve consistency.  Home directories (H:) are unaffected. Please contact the Help Desk (help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, lits.brynmawr.edu) with any […]

Tech Talk: What’s New in Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy? 10/11 4-5pm

Posted October 10, 2016

Tech Talk: What’s New in Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy? Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room Come learn about new programs, resources, and opportunities available to faculty, students and staff who are interested in digitally-enabled scholarship and teaching. We’ve had a lot of new additions to the LITS team since […]

InterLibrary Loan (ILLiad) Unavailable 10/11 9-11am

Posted October 10, 2016

InterLibrary Loan (ILLiad) will be unavailable on Tuesday, October 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Our vendor will be upgrading the ILL system during this time. The upgrade will provide minor bug fixes; no significant changes should be visible. Contact bmcill@brynmawr.edu with questions.

macOS Sierra Update Beginning Today 10/4

Posted October 4, 2016

As of today (previously unannounced), Apple has begun pushing macOS Sierra updates. The software will download automatically, but community members will still need to manually allow the update to be installed. We expect that if you choose not to install Sierra, your computer will prompt you to do so persistently. There is no reasonable path […]

InterLibrary Loan (ILLiad) Unavailable 10/11 9-11am

Posted October 4, 2016

InterLibrary Loan (ILLiad) will be unavailable on Tuesday, October 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Our vendor will be upgrading the ILL system during this time. The upgrade will provide minor bug fixes; no significant changes should be visible. Contact bmcill@brynmawr.edu with questions.  

Tech Talk: What’s New in Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy? 10/11 4-5pm

Posted October 4, 2016

Tech Talk: What’s New in Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy? Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room Come learn about new programs, resources, and opportunities available to faculty, students and staff who are interested in digitally-enabled scholarship and teaching. We’ve had a lot of new additions to the LITS team since […]

Use Outlook Web App (OWA) or Latest Version of Outlook (2016) for Email & Calendar

Posted October 3, 2016

Microsoft’s records indicate that some Bryn Mawr College community members are using Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2010 desktop clients for email and calendar. Please ensure you are running the current 2016 version; LITS is unable to support older versions. LITS recommends using the Outlook Web App (OWA) for email and calendar. OWA provides a simple, streamlined […]

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 […]

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Posted October 3, 2016

Today marks the beginning of BMC’s observance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity and to increase our resilience against the threat of cyber attacks. LITS has a number of ways to help you learn how to stay safe online and protect your friends, family, […]

Mac Software & Printer Deployment Unavailable 10/10

Posted October 3, 2016

LITS will be upgrading our Apple Mobile Device Management system on the morning of October 10th. We expect the upgrade to take about two hours.  During this time, Mac imaging and software/printer deployment via Software Center will be unavailable. The upgrade will provide LITS with more options for managing the College’s Apple computers, and coincides with […]

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