Library & Information Technology Services Blog

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

1/30 Tech Talk: 3D Modeling and Augmented Reality for Cultural Heritage

In this Tech Talk, PhD candidate Alexander Brey (History of Art) discusses how and why he has used 3D Modeling for reconstruction in his own research on early Islamic architecture, presenting the benefits and challenges associated with this approach as well as some of the popular technologies employed in the field. He also explores the […]

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Data Privacy Day 2018: Think Like a Hacker

Happy Data Privacy Day (DPD)! DPD is an annual international event to create awareness of the importance of privacy and protecting personal information. Today is the perfect day to begin thinking like a hacker. Wait – why would you want to do that? Many people associate hacking with criminal activity, thanks to countless movies and […]

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Library Research: ProQuest Unavailable 1/27 10pm-6am

Some ProQuest products (library databases and ebooks) will be unavailable on Saturday, January 27 from 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. ProQuest will be upgrading infrastructure and enhancing security during this time. Contact the library with questions: library@brynmawr.edu

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Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Call for Submissions by 2/15

We invite submissions for the seventh annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference, which will be held Wednesday, May 23 – Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Bryn Mawr College. These conferences are a forum for faculty, staff, and students to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning. Our definition of blended […]

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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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1/30 Tech Talk: 3D Modeling and Augmented Reality for Cultural Heritage

In this Tech Talk, PhD candidate Alexander Brey (History of Art) discusses how and why he has used 3D Modeling for reconstruction in his own research on early Islamic architecture, presenting the benefits and challenges associated with this approach as well as some of the popular technologies employed in the field. He also explores the […]

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BIONIC Unavailable Weekend of 2/2: Action Required

PeopleSoft will be unavailable from Friday, February 2nd at 5:00 p.m. until the morning of Monday, February 5th. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. After this downtime, you will need to restart your computer and clear your browser histories entirely before logging into BIONIC or PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM). You […]

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Warning: New Phishing Attempt 1/19/18

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 alert you to an Email Server Upgrade and ask you to upgrade your account. This is a scam: There’s always a lot to do […]

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LITS Website is Live!

We’re pleased to announce that our new LITS website is now live. Thank you for your patience as we finish up our final transition tasks. We welcome your feedback. Submit comments online or contact the help desk: 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu.

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Change to Password Reset Functionality

We are temporarily disabling the Bryn Mawr/Haverford password reset option that involves answering security questions because of a recently identified security vulnerability. This means, that if you go to password.brynmawr.edu or accounts.haverford.edu and you have a working Bryn Mawr/Haverford password, you will be able to change your password.  However, if your password has expired or you don’t remember it, you will not […]

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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/computing/policies/ Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.  

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LITS News: Winter Break & Spring Semester

For LITS, breaks are often the busiest times of the year! Here’s a roundup of news, announcements and updates as we head into spring semester: Important information about major recent computer and mobile device vulnerabilities How We’re Spending our Winter Break Next week, we’re offering several workshops for staff and faculty. Topics include best practices for […]

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