Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

Can You Keep Calm and Caption On?

At LITS, we know just how important it is for each person in our community to get access in a way that works for them. We also know a thing or two about how to make that happen, so to share that knowledge, we’ve created a semester-long game inviting everyone at BMC to keep calm and caption on!   […]

Read more»

WordPress Upgrade Tonight, September 9th, 6pm – 7pm

This evening, LITS will be performing a necessary WordPress upgrade between 6pm and 7pm. During that time, community members may experience a brief service interruption. Please contact the Help Desk at help@brynmawr.edu or 610.526.7440 with any questions or concerns or to report any lingering issues.

Read more»

Warning: New Phishing Attempt 9/8

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 indicate that your mailbox has failed to deliver messages. This is a scam.   Do not click links or respond in any way. Delete […]

Read more»

LITS Welcome Back Newsletter 2021

Top Resources for Students New and returning students: get started here with FREE Microsoft Office for your personal computer and access to lots of great software from the library, your dorm room, and off-campus – plus help with wireless, printing, and more! Check out LinkedIn Learning for online courses and quick tutorials in software, business, […]

Read more»

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.

Read more»

Resolved: Bryn Mawr College Network Outage, Trouble Reaching Campus Services

Access to BIONIC was restored late last night, and we’ve confirmed this morning (Tuesday) that campus phones are working. If you have trouble accessing any services, please contact the Help Desk: help@brynmawr.edu. Updated 8/24/21 at 9:15am As of 9pm on Monday, August 23, most services have been restored. Phones and BIONIC are still unavailable. The […]

Read more»

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 […]

Read more»

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.  

Read more»

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 […]

Read more»

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.  

Read more»

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 […]

Read more»

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 […]

Read more»
« Newer Posts | Older Posts »