Library & Information Technology Services Blog

LITS Fall Newsletter: BMC Libraries and Associated Services for Fall 2020

Posted September 2, 2020

Sent to faculty, staff, undergraduate, graduate, postbac, and emeriti listservs: Welcome to the LITS Fall Newsletter! These messages collect important information and reminders about library and information technology services that are new or different for the fall 2020 semester.  Watch for future issues into September. I’m writing with an overview of fall library plans and […]

Accessing College Software

Posted September 2, 2020

We’re pleased to announce that remote access to College software is up and running! To access LabStats, the software that provides remote access to one of our physical computers on campus, please follow the instructions here.  To access our cloud based solution, Apporto, go to https://brynmawr.apporto.com/ and login with your College credentials. More information is here. Not sure which to […]

LITS Fall Newsletter: Resources for Students, Software Access, Streaming Movies and More

Posted August 24, 2020

Sent to faculty, staff, and student listservs 8/24/20: Welcome to the LITS Fall Newsletter! These messages collect important information and reminders about library and information technology services that are new or different for the fall 2020 semester.  Watch for future issues into September. Start here! Our FAQ is updated regularly with answers to your questions. Wondering about something we […]

LITS Fall Newsletter: Software, Library Hours, Makerspace and more

Posted August 17, 2020

Sent to faculty and staff listservs 8/17/20: Welcome to the first LITS Fall Newsletter! These messages will collect important information and reminders about library and information technology services that are new or different for the fall 2020 semester.  Look for our next installments on Mondays into September. Ways we’re sharing information We’re keeping a list […]

Library & Information Technology Services for COVID-19

Posted August 14, 2020

For regularly updated information regarding LITS services, as impacted by COVID-19, please see: LITS Services FAQ Blended Learning: Academic Continuity during COVID-19   Questions? If you have any additional questions or problems, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk! Phone: 610-526-7440 Email: help@brynmawr.edu Location: Canaday Library 1st Floor

Orientation to Classroom Technology for Fall

Posted July 30, 2020

sent to academiccommunity listserv 7/30/20: Dear Colleagues, I’m writing to share with you some updates on our approach to classroom technology for the fall and to invite you to schedule time with a LITS team member for a hands-on orientation. Many classrooms on campus are already fully configured with technology for hybrid instruction. Others are […]

Update on Library Services for Summer 2020

Posted June 19, 2020

We are pleased to announce that we will soon be offering on-demand scanning services and curbside pickup of books from the Bryn Mawr circulating library collections to students, faculty and staff. While the library buildings will remain closed, requests for print books may be made beginning June 29, with contactless pickup at Canaday Library beginning […]

Upcoming Zoom Changes: June 17

Posted June 4, 2020

Starting on June 17, we will initiate two changes to the College’s institutional Zoom account. Though these changes will begin on that date, it may take several days for them to be applied sitewide. These changes should fix issues that some community members have experienced with the way that personal Zoom accounts merged with our […]

Zoom 5.0 Upgrade

Posted April 30, 2020

Zoom has announced a planned system-wide upgrade over the next month. This upgrade involves the Zoom Client software installed on your hard drive. It includes some new features, but the biggest change will be a shift to GCM encryption, which Zoom will turn on globally on May 30. You can manually upgrade now to start […]

Zoom Now Available for Students, Faculty and Staff

Posted April 6, 2020

LITS is very pleased to offer Zoom Pro licenses as an additional option for students, faculty and staff hosting online meetings. Follow these instructions to get an account on Bryn Mawr College’s institutional Zoom license If you are using Teams or Skype for Business for web-conferencing and it meets your needs, you do not have […]

Extended: Adobe Creative Cloud Available Free for Student Computers (through 7/6)

Posted March 27, 2020

Adobe has provided temporary at-home access to students so that they can continue to access this software remotely. Please follow these instructions to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-626-7440.

Remote Technology: Connecting with Students and Colleagues

Posted March 19, 2020

One of the most helpful things we can do for each other while teaching, learning, and working remotely is to assess our own and each other’s access to electronic devices and the internet ahead of a class or meeting. LITS has collected a set of questions that we hope will help guide these conversations with […]

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