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Archive for March, 2017

Some Firefox Plugins Not Working, LITS Investigating Options

Posted March 13, 2017

Firefox’s latest update (version 52) turns off some major plugins, including Java and Acrobat. These plugins won’t run on the new version of Firefox because their individual manufacturers did not update accordingly. We are investigating options and will update with more information as we have it. For more information: https://support.mozilla.org/t5/Problems-with-add-ons-plugins-or/Why-do-Java-Silverlight-Adobe-Acrobat-and-other-plugins-no/ta-p/31069  

Brief Drupal editing freeze Tues 3/14 6:00pm-6:30pm

Posted March 6, 2017

Drupal sites will be unavailable for editing on Tuesday, March 14 from 6:00pm-6:30pm Eastern, as we perform updates. Brynmawr.edu pages will remain viewable by site visitors. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

3/7 Tech Talk: Building Digital Exhibits for the Classroom

Posted March 6, 2017

Seeking alternative models for research essays? Looking for ways to engage your students with public audiences? Join Digital Scholarship Specialist Alicia Peaker to learn about Omeka and how you can create beautiful online exhibits of your art, videos, documents, or other collections. Omeka, sometimes referred to as “WordPress for museums,” is a free, flexible, and […]

Office 365 Apps Missing from Menu, OneDrive Workaround

Posted March 2, 2017

Updated 3/3/2017: If you are missing your OneDrive shortcut, go to brynmawr-my.sharepoint.com. If you’re logged into Office 365, it’ll take you directly to your OneDrive. Several community members have reported that they are missing Office 365 apps from the application’s waffle menu and that pinned apps no longer appear there. We have opened a ticket […]

Seymour Adelman Book Collector’s Prize

Posted March 2, 2017

Annual undergraduate book collecting competition. First prize $500; second prize $250. Entries are due March 20. Do not hesitate to enter; you may well already be a book collector!

Lab & Classroom Computer Maintenance 3/8

Posted March 2, 2017

Throughout the day on Wednesday, March 8th LITS will be be doing necessary  maintenance in public labs and classrooms across campus, including Canaday, Collier, and Carpenter libraries. During this time we will be updating computers to the most recent version of Windows 10.  Any data saved on classroom machines will be erased. There will be no […]

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