Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

College-owned Macs: Software Center Upgrade 4/22

Software Center on all College-owned Mac computers will be unavailable from midnight – 1:00 a.m. overnight on Monday, April 22. LITS will be updating Software Center, our software management environment, during this time. No action is required on your part. Your computer will automatically update and the Software Center icon will change. You will notice […]

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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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Driver & Firmware Updates on College-owned Dell Computers

LITS has added a new utility to Dell computers to ensure that drivers, bios, and firmware remain updated.  This is necessary to address security and stability concerns. Dell Command | Update is configured to check for updates once a month, and may occasionally place a pop up message in the lower right corner of your display. […]

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4/3 Tech Talk: Building a Course with Emerging Technologies

This semester, Educational Technology Services staff is offering a Praxis Fieldwork Seminar on Exploring Museum Applications of Augmented and Virtual Reality. The classroom component of the course focuses on how digital technologies are shaping the work of museums and other cultural institutions and the scholarship of museum studies. This is complemented by a hands-on fieldwork […]

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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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4/3 Tech Talk: Building a Course with Emerging Technologies

This semester, Educational Technology Services staff is offering a Praxis Fieldwork Seminar on Exploring Museum Applications of Augmented and Virtual Reality. The classroom component of the course focuses on how digital technologies are shaping the work of museums and other cultural institutions and the scholarship of museum studies. This is complemented by a hands-on fieldwork […]

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New Phones Have Arrived!

The College’s new phone system – including servers, system hardware, and all desk phones – has arrived on campus! Installation will begin in April and continue through May. Pictured here is the standard desk phone that most employees will receive. Want a preview? Take a look at the brochure and quick reference guide. Stay tuned for […]

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Updated: Phone System Unavailable 3/27 6-7am

Updated 3/27 10:45 a.m.: This morning’s phone system work (moving and removing existing hardware) went smoothly. No system restart was required. The College’s telephone system has been operating normally all morning; no downtime was necessary.   The College’s telephone system will be unavailable on Tuesday, March 27 from 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. LITS will […]

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New College Phone System Launches June 11

As you may know, LITS will be replacing the College’s 25+ year-old telephone system this spring. We will be making this change on the weekend of June 8-10, 2018. During this time, the College’s phone service will be unavailable. Beginning June 11, you will use your new phone and interact with the new phone system. […]

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Web Site Responsiveness between 2-3pm today (3/16/2018)

The campus web site may have a handful of moments between 2-3pm today were it is not as responsive as usual.  We are conducting tests to address a caching issue.  Please contact the Help Desk with questions:  help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440.

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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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3/13 Tech Talk: Perspectives on Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that guides the creation of flexible learning environments that are accessible to all learners. In this Tech Talk, Bi-Co community members will discuss steps they have taken to incorporate UDL principles into various teaching contexts and increase access for a wide variety of learners. This panel will […]

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