Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Reminder: Multi-factor authentication (MFA) on 10/8

Bryn Mawr’s MFA rollout continues! See below for key dates and important information. WAVE 1: Faculty, many staff, and some student employees receive a self-enrollment email 9/17 self-enroll before 10/8 anyone in this group who has not self-enrolled will be enrolled in Duo on 10/8 and required to use multi-factor authentication WAVE 2: All remaining staff and […]

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Brief Network Outage 10/1 6pm

LITS will be re-starting our network core at 6:00 p.m. today, October 1. All network connectivity will be unavailable for approximately 15 minutes. We are hopeful that this work will resolve the network connectivity issues we have been experiencing. If you continue to experience network connectivity issues, please let us know. Contact the Help Desk […]

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Extended: Multi-factor authentication on 10/8

The October 1 deadline for Wave 1 Duo enrollment has been extended by one week to Monday, October 8. Likewise, community members in Wave 2 who were scheduled to receive a Duo self-enrollment email today will now receive that email on October 8. This extension is primarily in response to the issues we are currently […]

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Wireless Network: Intermittent Issues

We are currently experiencing intermittent issues with the wireless network. Community members have reported difficulty connecting to off-campus websites and services when using the Bryn Mawr College wireless network. We are actively troubleshooting this issue and will post more information as it becomes available. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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Complete the Information Security Education Program by 11/1/18

The Bryn Mawr College Information Security Education Program launches today and runs through the month of October. Community members are responsible for completing the program by November 1, 2018. Get started by logging into Moodle and navigating to the Information Security course. More information about the program cycle, requirements, and information security competencies is available on the LITS Website. Information security is a responsibility […]

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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. During this time LITS will also be patching our wireless network software. This will involve a reboot of the wireless controllers, which will cause brief outages for wireless around campus. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, […]

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Reminder: Multi-factor authentication (MFA) on 10/1

Bryn Mawr’s MFA rollout continues! See below for key dates and important information. WAVE 1: Faculty, many staff, and some student employees receive a self-enrollment email 9/17 self-enroll before 10/1 anyone in this group who has not self-enrolled will be enrolled in Duo on 10/1 and required to use multi-factor authentication Wave 2: All remaining staff and […]

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New Zotero Workshops announced!

This week’s Zotero workshops: Thursday September 27 at 8-9pm in Canaday 315 Friday September 28 at 3-4pm in Canaday 315 Still have questions?  Zotero office hours will be bi-weekly starting Oct 2 at 1-2pm in the Carpenter Library Media Lab, or email Taylor Hobson (thobson) for an appointment.

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Information Security Education Program 2018 Launches 10/1!

College community members are responsible for completing Bryn Mawr’s Information Security Education Program annually. This year’s program launches 10/1/18 and must be completed during the month of October. The program includes reviewing key College policies and completing a series of instructional activities geared towards helping all community members attain mastery of the College’s Information Security […]

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Upcoming Changes to Tripod

The TriCollege Libraries are pleased to announce that a new look and feel will be coming to Tripod on December 20, 2018. As part of that change, Tripod Classic–the search interface of our traditional library catalog–will be retired. Since January we have been in the process of replacing the back-end and front-end systems that power […]

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Fall Learning Opportunities: College Phone System

Bryn Mawr College began using a new phone system. This means new phones, new voicemail, and the addition of many frequently requested features. We’re pleased to offer a few fall learning opportunities that will help you become familiar with the new system. Q&A SESSIONS Curious about what you’ll be able to do with your new […]

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Reminder: Multi-factor Authentication (Duo) Launches 9/17

Beginning Monday, September 17 all faculty, many staff, and some student employees will begin using multi-factor authentication (MFA) when logging in to many of the College’s online services. Bryn Mawr is using Duo, a simple and effective multi-factor authentication service in use by many of our peers. Once enrolled in Duo, you will be required to […]

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