Library & Information Technology Services Blog

News, Updates, and Information on Computing, Library, and other LITS Resources and Services

Freeing Up Zoom Cloud Storage Starting Monday March 8: Your Help Needed

Our College Zoom account is nearing our shared storage limit, and LITS will need to begin deleting old Zoom Cloud recordings to make way for new ones. As a reminder: All Zoom Meetings recorded to the cloud are automatically uploaded to Panopto for longer-term storage and access. See Zoom-Panopto Integration for details and info on […]

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Intermittent Problems Connecting to Bryn Mawr Services

A current Verizon issue may be affecting connectivity to some Bryn Mawr College services. We’ve received reports of trouble connecting to the VPN (PulseSecure) as well as email slowness. LITS is investigating details and we will post more information here as we have it. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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Reminder: BIONIC Unavailable, Saturday February 27 and Sunday February 28

UPDATE: The maintenance is complete and all BIONIC services are available. If things are not loading properly, you may need to clear your cache. For any help or with any questions, please contact the help desk at help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440. In order to perform a necessary system upgrade, PeopleSoft will be unavailable from 8am on […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

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

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

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

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Sophos Upgrade, February 16 at 12pm

At 12pm today, February, 16th, LITS will be performing a necessary upgrade to our Sophos Endpoint Security system. We hope that this upgrade will address some issues that community members are seeing when running Sophos updates. During the upgrade, you may see notifications that Sophos is failing to update. This is expected behavior and will […]

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Preventing Zoom-Bombing

Zoom’s popularity has made it particularly vulnerable to Zoom-bombing or -trolling, in which uninvited individuals join a meeting with the goal of disrupting it. See our Security and Zoom guidelines for a range of steps you can take to minimize the chances that your meetings will be disrupted. The most important thing is to be […]

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Book Renewals for Faculty and Staff

The Libraries have extended due dates for all regular TriCo Library books that are checked out to faculty and staff.  This includes items like books from the stacks and HathiTrust materials checked out before the ETAS agreement went into effect. It does not include items such as InterLibrary Loan or EZBorrow books, laptops or multimedia […]

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Big Sur Available for College Macs – Sophos Update Required

A previous incompatibility between Apple’s macOS Big Sur and Sophos Endpoint Security has been resolved. Community members will now be able to update their computers to Big Sur. For anyone who does update their College computer, you will also need to install the newest version of Sophos. To do that, please follow these steps: Remove […]

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RESOLVED: Issues Connecting to the Network

Update, 6:30pm: All network issues have been resolved and community members should be able to connect to the network in both Rhoads and Rockefeller. Thank you again for your patience while we resolved this issue. If you have any further questions or concerns, or experience any lingering issues, please contact the Help Desk: 610-526-7440 or […]

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BIONIC Unavailable, Saturday 2/27 and Sunday 2/28

In order to perform a necessary system upgrade, PeopleSoft will be unavailable from 8am on Saturday, February 27 until 6pm on Sunday, February 28. During this period, all BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. Thank you for your patience while we perform this critical work. With any questions or concerns, […]

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TriCollege Libraries Launch Stunning New Home for Digital Collections

Special Collections is thrilled to launch TriCollege Libraries Digital Collections – the new home for digital collections. Explore the Bryn Mawr College Photo Archives, Scrapbook and Photo Album Collection, the history of the Summer School for Women Workers in Industry, College yearbooks, issues of The College News, a community-sourced archive of personal experiences and reactions […]

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