Library & Information Technology Services Blog

Archive for 2018

New Tripod is here!

Posted December 20, 2018

We’re excited to announce that new Tripod has launched. Additional features and functionality will be rolled out over the next several months. Tips for using new Tripod are presented in this guide. Let us know what you think! Please help us continue to improve Tripod by sharing any comments or questions and by reporting any […]

New digital access to The Wall Street Journal

Posted December 19, 2018

Bryn Mawr faculty, students and staff can now access The Wall Street Journal Digital Edition through an academic site license provided by LITS. Access includes the daily edition plus four years of archival coverage. For more information, see our WSJ guide.

Phishing Scam Warning

Posted December 14, 2018

Various law enforcement sources are currently reporting a growing and widespread national email bomb threat campaign targeting various businesses and organizations, including some colleges and universities. The emails request Bitcoin payments from the recipients and threaten to detonate a bomb at the location if payment is not received. Various law enforcement agencies are aware of the campaign and are currently investigating. Should you receive such […]

Students Enroll in Duo (multi-factor authentication) by 2/4 – Important Info for International Travel

Posted December 14, 2018

The deadline for students to enroll in Duo for multi-factor authentication to College systems is February 4, 2019.  Students who have not enrolled by February 4th will be prompted to enroll when they go to log into a Duo-protected resource (email, Bionic, etc.) and will have to enroll in order to proceed with their log in. […]

Account Closures for Graduating Students

Posted December 12, 2018

As the end of the spring semester approaches, please be aware of the following information about account closures for graduating students: Contact the Help Desk with questions: or 610-526-7440.

Reminder: Upcoming temporary changes to Tripod

Posted December 10, 2018

We’d like to remind you that the temporary changes to the holds and recalls process for physical items (books, DVDs, etc.) in both Tripod and Tripod Classic have taken effect and will remain in place until end of day Wednesday, December 19th, 2018. We’ve made some improvements to the temporary process: you will still start […]

Moodle Course Shells for Spring 2019 Now Available

Posted December 10, 2018

The course shells for Spring semester are now available on Moodle. By default, students can view the Moodle site for a course as soon as they register for that course in Bionic. If you have course information (e.g., previous year’s syllabus, a reading list, answers to frequently asked questions, etc.) you wish to share with students who have pre-registered, they will have access as soon as you post it to […]

Temporary change to ILL and EZBorrow for physical items

Posted December 5, 2018

The TriCollege Libraries are moving to a new library system on December 20. InterLibrary Loan and EZBorrow services for physical items (books, DVDs, etc.) will pause as we work to integrate those systems with the new Tripod. Please place any requests for items you’d like to borrow over winter break before December 14. Requests will be fulfilled again […]

Upcoming Changes to Tripod [Action Needed for Some Account Features]

Posted December 4, 2018

We’d like to remind you that a new look and feel will be coming to Tripod on December 20, 2018. What can I expect? Your library account will transfer into the new system. Most Tripod users won’t need to take any action. Do I need to do anything? If you’ve used the following features, consider […]

Warning: New Phishing Attempt 11/29

Posted November 29, 2018

Please be aware of a recent attempt to gather login, password, and other secure personal or College data from Bryn Mawr College community members. Be on the lookout for messages that look like they’re coming from a Bryn Mawr College community member but are actually being sent by an unknown or outside email address. It’s no […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted November 28, 2018

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

Upcoming temporary changes in Tripod processes

Posted November 26, 2018

Dear Friends, As previously announced, the TriCollege Libraries are migrating our data and the software that powers Tripod to a new system, and we will go live with it on December 20, 2018. In order to make the necessary final preparations for the migration, some functions in Tripod will change temporarily in December. Key Dates […]

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