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InfoSec Completion: Due Nov. 1

October 19, 2021 - 10:18am
The air is getting cooler and the season is getting spookier, which means, the deadline for completing your Information Security Training Program is approaching! As you work through the program, here are a few things to keep in mind: You can login at https://learn.ue.org/Login2.aspx with your Bryn Mawr email address and the password BrynMawr2021! This password […]

Keep Calm and Caption On, Training Four: Teams Captioning

October 17, 2021 - 11:55pm
If you use Microsoft Teams, you’ll be glad to learn that you can turn on ASR captioning for your meetings. Follow the instructions in this tech doc to learn how to enable captions on Teams. One thing that makes Microsoft Teams captioning unique compared to other ASR options is that allows you to identify which speakers are talking. This feature is a great […]

BIONIC Unavailable 10/30 8am-noon

October 15, 2021 - 8:00am
All Bionic services will be unavailable to both Bryn Mawr and Haverford from 8:00 a.m. until noon on Saturday, October 30. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance at this time. With any questions, please contact the Help Desk at 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu.

Account Closures for Graduating Students

October 14, 2021 - 3:11pm
As the end of the fall semester approaches, please be aware of the following information about account closures for graduating students: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/4833 Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

October 13, 2021 - 8:00am
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.

Update to iOS & iPadOS 15.0.2

October 12, 2021 - 1:15pm
Affected Devices: iPhone 6s and later iPad Pro (all models) iPad Air 2 and later iPad 5th generation and later iPad mini 4 and later iPod touch (7th generation) Source: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212846   Apple recently released updates iOS 15.0.2 and iPadOS 15.0.2 which address a zero-day vulnerability on Apple mobile devices. LITS recommends that you update […]

Issues Logging in to Some Campus Services

October 7, 2021 - 6:07pm
Starting today, community members are unable to log in to the service that allows people to log in to sites like Domain of One’s Own (digital.brynmawr.edu) and Tri-Co Libraries Digital Collections site (https://digitalcollections.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/). LITS has been in touch with the vendor and they are working to resolve these issues. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact […]

Duo Mobile App Update: Coming October 11th

October 7, 2021 - 9:53am
Starting Monday, Oct. 11th, Duo will be rolling out changes to the Duo Mobile app. The app will look a bit different but will be functionally the same. You will be able to update your Duo app as you would update all other apps on your phone. For more information and a preview of the […]

Bascom Web Server Retiring June 30; Action May Be Required

October 6, 2021 - 6:00am
The server that houses bascom.brynmawr.edu has reached end of life and will be retired on June 30th, 2022. After this date, web pages and documents on bascom.brynmawr.edu will no longer be available.  If you have web pages or documents on bascom.brynmawr.edu you will need to relocate. The college provides several platforms relevant for different types […]

Issues with incoming calls from external numbers

October 4, 2021 - 12:27pm
Currently the College is experiencing issues with incoming calls from external numbers. The issue stems from our phone service provider who is actively working to restore access. This post will be updated with any further information, as well as once the issue is resolved. If you are off-campus and need to reach Campus Safety, please call 610-525-8050 until further […]

Keep Calm and Caption On, Training Three: Captioning in PowerPoint

October 3, 2021 - 11:55pm
Did you know you can caption your PowerPoint presentation live in almost 60 different languages? Not only does PowerPoint’s subtitle feature allow you to caption in the language you are speaking in, but also it has a feature that allows you to translate your speech into captions in another language. This is a great tool […]

Launch Day: Information Security Education Program

October 1, 2021 - 12:49pm
Today is the day! Your Information Security Education Program launches today. As you begin the program, here are a few things to keep in mind: All community members with a Bryn Mawr email address (excluding undergraduates) are required to complete the program by 11/1. Your default login is your Bryn Mawr email address and the […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

September 29, 2021 - 8:00am
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.

Keep Calm and Caption On, Training Two: Using Captions on Zoom

September 26, 2021 - 11:55pm
Zoom now offers English-language ASR captioning and transcription for Bryn Mawr College accounts. When you enter the meeting as a host, you will see the CC Live Transcript button on your main toolbar. Click on CC Live Transcript. In the menu that appears, go to the heading Live Transcript and click Enable Auto-Transcription. Now Zoom […]

Scheduled Maintenance: Domain of One’s Own, Sept. 26, 3pm-6pm ET

September 24, 2021 - 11:35am
Reclaim Hosting will be performing maintenance work designed to improve server performance on the servers that host our Domain of One’s Own instance on Sunday, Sept. 26, between 3:00 pm and 6:00pm ET. The servers will need to be taken offline to complete this work, and any websites, files and databases stored on Domain of […]

Warning: New Phishing Attempt 9/21

September 21, 2021 - 1:23pm
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 appear to share an evaluation form using OneDrive. This is a scam. Do not click links or respond in any way. Delete the message […]

Trouble Printing from Personal Macs

September 20, 2021 - 1:42pm
We are currently working to resolve a printing issue related to printing from personal Macs to our public printers. The best alternative is to print using one of our lab computers located in both Carpenter and Canaday libraries until the issue is resolved. LITS will post an update as soon as there is a resolution. […]

Get ready: Information Security Education Program launches 10/1!

September 20, 2021 - 1:12pm
We are coming up on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month which means we are launching our annual Information Security Education Program  to be completed during the month of October. You will be responsible for completing the program if you are a: staff member faculty member (current or emeritus) graduate student (both GSAS and GSSWSR) post-baccalaureate student […]

Keep Calm and Caption On, Training One: CART vs. ASR

September 20, 2021 - 9:48am
For this week’s training, please read through the Captioning Tech Doc to learn the ins and outs of ASR vs. CART. This knowledge will help you get far in the escape room!  Either people or computers can create captions. When a computer creates captions, they are called automatic speech recognition (ASR) captions. ASR captions are often cheaper (if not free), faster, […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

September 15, 2021 - 8:00am
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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