2015-16 catalog

Libraries and Educational Resources


Students have access to a high-speed wireless Internet connection in all residence halls, libraries (which contain public computers), and classrooms throughout the campus. Online course materials, registration, e-mail, shared software and Tripod, the online library catalog system shared by Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges are accessible from a Web browser—many of these are available from off-campus as well. Each new Bryn Mawr student receives their own e-mail and Network file storage accounts upon matriculation (typically late spring).

Professional staff are available to students, faculty and staff for consultation and assistance with their technology needs.

The Help Desk is located on the main floor of Canaday Library and is available during building hours for walk-up help, email and telephone assistance. The Canaday Media Lab, located on Canaday’s A Floor just beyond the Lusty Cup is equipped with advanced software for digitizing and editing text, images, audio and video for the creation of interactive presentations and courseware.

Public computing labs may be found in the following buildings.

  • Canaday (1st Floor, A Floor, and 3rd Floor)
  • Carpenter (B floor)
  • Collier (Park Science Center)
  • Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research