Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Canaday and Carpenter Libraries CLOSED 8/24

Canaday and Carpenter libraries will be CLOSED on Tuesday, August 24 for HVAC repairs. The climate in these buildings is becoming increasingly hot and humid, and the cooling equipment failure is more extensive than Facilities initially anticipated. We expect repairs to be completed on Tuesday and will share updates from Facilities and about our Wednesday […]

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Higher-than-usual Temperature & Humidity in Libraries

Canaday and Carpenter libraries are hotter and more humid than usual. Repairs to the HVAC system are scheduled for Monday; we expect this will resolve the issue. Both libraries will be open regular hours on Monday, August 23. We will post updates as the indoor climate returns to normal. Thank you for your patience.  

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Resolved: Bryn Mawr Blogs Unavailable: Today, 8/19

Bryn Mawr blog sites (blogs.brynmawr.edu) are now available. Earlier this afternoon, LITS performed necessary, urgent maintenance on blogs.brynmawr.edu to address an underlying server issue. It’s possible additional downtime will be required to complete necessary work; we’ll keep you updated if that’s the case. Thank you for your patience. Please contact the Help Desk with any […]

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Reminder: Network Registration Prompt

As you start using your on-campus workstations, you may encounter a prompt to register your computer. Please confirm that the URL for the website is https://netreg.brynmawr.edu/NetRegNG/ before continuing. The page and URL will look like this: For questions please reach out to the Help Desk at help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.  

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Reminder: Update Adobe Creative Cloud Software

Recently, Adobe released information about a security vulnerability in some of its software, including Acrobat and Reader. In order to patch against this vulnerability, all community members will need to update the Adobe software on their computers as soon as possible. In order to update Adobe software on your College computer, please follow the instructions on […]

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Changes to E-ZBorrow on August 12

Starting Thursday, August 12, community members will notice some changes to the College’s E-ZBorrow service. These changes include a new login page and an improved search interface. One of the most obvious changes will be that community members will be able to search through the catalog of E-ZBorrow offerings before needing to login! Please continue […]

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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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Canon Installations Completed

Canon has finished replacing the College’s fleet of multi-function machines. If you have a problem with your machine, please call Canon directly. For details, please see: Canon Supplies: Ordering, Installation, and Disposal For more information on printing, scanning, and copying on your Canon, see: Printing at Bryn Mawr College Thank you for your patience throughout this significant […]

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File Access via ingress.brynmawr.edu is Unavailable

Community members have reported issues accessing their network drives via ingress.brynmawr.edu. LITS is actively investigating the issue and will update the community when we know more or when access is restored. We apologize for the inconvenience. In the meantime, community members can use the Pulse Secure client to access their home directories or shared network […]

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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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Community Members May Need to Log Back in to Campus Phones

After the phone system upgrade this weekend, some community members may need to log back in to their campus phones. Instructions for doing so can be found here. If you need some assistance, or if you don’t remember your phone passcode, please contact the Help Desk at 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu.

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Reminder: Requesting Items for Fall 2021 Course Reserves

To place a book or video on reserve, please fill out the book reserve and/or video reserve form for the library you wish your reserves to be in, located in the LITS service catalog: https://td.brynmawr.edu/TDClient/Requests/ServiceDet?ID=279 Please note that you must submit a request in order for an item to go on reserve for your course. The library […]

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