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Access BIONIC

Use BIONC to register for courses, view your paycheck, enter grades, enroll in employee benefits, view budget reports, and more.

Access data standards documentation

Many administrative offices on the Bryn Mawr campus enter data or use data through a shared database system (PeopleSoft). Use these guidelines to ensure
consistent data entry.

Access Financial Edge

Many Bryn Mawr College employees use the Financial Edge system for accounts payable, cash receipts, Investments, budgets, grants, conference services, reporting, and more.

Access PeopleSoft documentation

Use LITS and/or Oracle-provided documentation for help using PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, PeopleTools, and Human Capital Management.

Access PeopleSoft patch update documentation

PeopleSoft patches are applied four times a year. Documentation related to the most recent patches is available on the LITS website.

Add a student to a networked printer

LITS provides access to College-owned printers for student employees.

Alumane/i access to the library's electronic resources

Bryn Mawr alumnae/i may access several online research and learning resources for free through Athena's Web (managed by the Alumnae/i Office).

Alumnae/i Borrowing

Alumnae/i who are in good standing with the Tri-College libraries get free lifetime borrowing privileges.

Ask a LITS-related question

Not sure where to go? Ask your question here and we'll help you navigate to the right place.

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Backup & recovery services

In some cases, it is possible to restore files that were recently removed from the College's network file storage.

Blended Learning

We can help you find and/or develop interactive digital learning materials and integrate them into courses or programs in ways that enhance student engagement and learning outcomes.

Borrow a Canaday Library laptop

Come to Canaday to borrow a laptop from the Help Desk.

Borrow a faculty/staff laptop or iPad

LITS has a limited number of Windows laptops and iPads available to lend to faculty and staff.

Borrow multimedia equipment

LITS lends digital cameras, optical drives, camcorders, webcams, portable dvd players, and more.

Borrow Tri-Co library items

Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore (Tri-College) libraries loan and provide access to millions of items. Tri-College faculty, staff and students can check out items from any Tri-College library Circulation Desk.

Borrowing books and articles beyond the Tri-Co

Bryn Mawr faculty, staff and students may borrow materials that are not available from Bryn Mawr, Haverford or Swarthmore libraries.

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Citations and bibliographies

Get help with keeping citations organized and formatting bibliographies.

Class and meeting room technologies

LITS provides and supports all classroom technologies. Multimedia Services provides information to help you meet your usage requirements, and will coordinate procurement and delivery of equipment.

Classroom Polling/Response Systems

Bryn Mawr faculty, students and staff have access to a number of classroom response/polling systems (aka "clicker" systems) that allow speakers to get real-time anonymous or identified feedback from an audience in real time.

Compromised accounts

Report suspicious activity with your Bryn Mawr account immediately.

Computer help (College-owned computers)

LITS provides support for many computer hardware issues. If your College-owned computer is not working the way you expect it to, contact us.

Computer help (personally-owned computers)

Help Desk support for computers owned by current Bryn Mawr College faculty, staff, and students is available for issues involving connectivity to the Bryn Mawr College network. Additional fee-based services are available.

Consult with LITS staff about data integration

Get help integrating data into the College web site.

Consult with LITS staff about designing a new web site

Get help with new web site projects.

Consult with LITS staff about third-party web services

LITS staff provide consultation for departments regarding third-party web services, including evaluating technical needs and vendor support.

Consult with LITS staff on planning a technology class

Do you have a skill to share, or do you want to plan a technology education class for your department or the College community? Partner with LITS staff to design and implement a technology education class.

Copyright Questions

Get help with copyright questions.

Course Reserves

The libraries keep course materials behind the circulation desk for short-term access.

Create an online journal or conference website

Use the College's open access repository to host an electronic journal or a conference website.

Cultural and historical collections

Consult with LITS staff and use the College's extensive collections of art, cultural artifacts, rare books & manuscripts.

Custom research guides for courses or assignments

A Bryn Mawr librarian can create a web page linking the best discipline-specific resources for assignments in your courses. This guide can also be linked to your course site in Moodle.

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Data discovery and data tools

Get help with data discovery and data tools.

Digital collections

Digital Collections at Bryn Mawr College feature materials such as photographs, maps, newspapers, letters, reports and other media from Special Collections and Visual Resources.

Digital images of items in the collections

Request digital images of items in the collections.

Digital Scholarship Resources

Learn how to incorporate digital tools and methods into your research.

Dispose of tech trash

LITS provides a tech trash disposal service for computers and related hardware - don't throw it away!

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Electronic resources

Use Tripod to search Tri-College library resources. Millions of items are available electronically or in print at one or more Tri-College library.

Email distribution groups

Use an email distribution group if you need people to be able to email a "non-person" address to reach one or more individuals.

Exhibitions

Consult with LITS staff on mounting exhibitions on campus.

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Fines and bills

Library materials in high demand or borrowed from a library beyond the Tri-Colleges may be subject to overdue fines, billing fees, and replacement costs.

Friends of the Library

Join Friends of the Library for an opportunity to contribute to the life of the Library and the College.

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Get help with a website in the College template

Consult with Web Services to create and/or edit Bryn Mawr College web pages.

Get help with Bryn Mawr Blogs (Wordpress)

Web Services works with members of the community to create and maintain blogs for courses, organizations, and individuals.

Get help with multimedia equipment during a class, meeting or event

LITS supports several rooms on campus that are equipped with video data projection, slide projection, sound system and environmental control systems.

Get help with PeopleSoft Query

General help with PeopleSoft Query is available from departmental Super Users and LITS staff.

Get help with Qualtrics survey software

LITS provides Qualtrics survey software for academic purposes.

Get help with quantitative and qualitative data analysis

LITS offers consultative support for a wide range of quantitative and qualitative data analysis needs and methodologies.

Get Help with Voicemail

Use the voicemail system to check and manage messages.

Get help with web forms

Get help collecting data using web forms.

Give Items to the Library

We are grateful to the alumnae/i and friends of Bryn Mawr College who have generously donated resources to the Libraries

Guest Access to Wireless

Visitors to campus may request temporary access to campus wireless.

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Have a librarian teach a workshop for your class

A librarian can lead one or more instruction sessions for your class covering a variety of information literacy topics, as well as discipline-specific research techniques.

Help with research and accessing library resources

Get help with your research and accessing library resources.

History and historical records of Bryn Mawr College

Consult with LITS staff on the preservation and use of the College's historical records.

History of womens education

LITS is home to The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education, which aims to foster scholarship and dialogue on the history of women's education by providing a digital space that will act as a locus for inquiry and research into these diverse histories.

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Image and video editing

Use software and scanners in Canaday, Carpenter and Collier libraries for image and video editing; visit the Digital Media Collaboration Lab in Carpenter for hands-on help.

Images of objects from the Art & Artifact Collection

Use TriArte to View over 30,000 objects from the Art & Artifact Collections, plus objects from Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges.

Individual Computer Provisioning and Replacement

Queries regarding an individual's primary College computer (previously "Cascade")

In-process Book and DVD requests

Library items that are being processed and are not yet on the shelf can usually be expedited by request.

Install, move, or remove a College-owned computer

LITS maintains the Campus' computer replacement program, which provides one computer or appropriate access to a computer for each employee with a work-related need. We install, move, and remove College-owned computers by request - please do not move them on your own.

iPads for courses or workshops

Request iPads for curricular use in workshops or courses.

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Lab computer logins for visitors

For quick web access, there are web-only kiosks in each library and the Campus Center. To log into a computer, visitors can visit the Help Desk to receive a guest username and password for use on campus.

Library Help

Ask a question or make an appointment.

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Map data geographically

LITS provides Information about digital mapping tools and ways to learn more about them.

Missing items

Did you look something up in Tripod only to go to the shelf and find that it's not there? We're here to help!

Mobile device help

LITS offers limited help with mobile devices.

Moodle

Moodle is Bryn Mawr's Learning Management System (LMS). It can be used to share materials with, quiz, survey and communicate with any closed-membership group. Sites are available for all academic courses and for student, faculty and staff committees and organizations.

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Network file storage

Bryn Mawr faculty, staff and students may access, share and store files on the College's network.

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Open Access Policy and publication contracts

LITS staff consult with community members on open access and publication contracts.

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Preservation of cultural material

Consult with LITS staff about the preservation of cultural material, both physical objects and digital objects.

Printing to network printers from a personal computer

Community members may add lab printers to a personal computer.

Propose a LITS Project

Propose a library or information technology project.

Purchase technology equipment

LITS purchases computers for community members with department, grant, or research funds and provides access to discounts for buying personal computers.

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Recording Lectures, Talks or Instructional Video

LITS offers a range of options for recording lectures, talks, and instructional video, including the Tegrity lecture capture system for recording in classrooms, a recording equipment loan pool and editing software, and professional Multimedia Services.

Reproductions of items from the collection

Request an archival reproduction of an item from the Bryn Mawr College collection.

Request a carrel

A limited number of library carrels are available to Bryn Mawr College community members.

Request a group orientation to LITS services

Do you work with a group of community members who would benefit from an orientation to LITS services? Partner with a LITS staff member to plan a session.

Request a network port installation or activation

Connect to the wired network in a campus building or office.

Request a username change

In specific instances, username change requests will be considered. LITS does not accept requests for specific usernames.

Request help with email or calendar

Bryn Mawr faculty, staff and students may access their College email from a computer or mobile device using a web browser or the device's native email application.

Request multimedia equipment for a class, meeting or event

Reserve technology as part of a class, meeting or event at Bryn Mawr College.

Request PeopleSoft security

A supervisor may request changes to PeopleSoft security on behalf of their direct reports.

Request telephone installation or activation

Use a College-provided telephone and line to make on- and off-campus calls.

Research guides

Use Tri-College Libraries Research Guides when beginning your research, to learn more about research tools and methods, and for guides specifically tailored to academic courses.

Reset your password

Reset your College password online or by contacting the Help Desk.

Returning library items

Tri-College library materials may be returned to any Bryn Mawr, Haverford, or Swarthmore College library.

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Service Catalog Feedback

Suggest a revision to this Service Catalog.

Special collections materials for courses

Consult with LITS staff on using artworks, cultural artifacts, rare books and manuscripts in class sessions or for course projects.

Streaming video

Use Bryn Mawr's subscription services to stream video.

Suggest purchase of a book, journal, or electronic resource

Bryn Mawr faculty, staff and students may suggest additions to the library collection.

Suggest purchase of a DVD or streaming video

Bryn Mawr faculty, staff and students may suggest additions to the library collection.

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Technology contracts

Make an appointment with a LITS staff member prior to technology-related contracts, agreements, and purchases.

Technology education resources

LITS staff provide consultation and referrals to internal and external resources to meet your technology learning goals.

Technology for Digital Assignments and Curricular initiatives

We can help you incorporate technology into digital course assignments and identify technologies to address pedagogical and curricular challenges and goals.

Technology Help

Ask the Help Desk!

Technology purchasing consultations

Initiate a conversation with a LITS staff member prior to a technology purchase for advice, quotes, or learning about how your purchase will be supported.

Teleconferencing

Services related to teleconferencing, or phone calls involving more than two parties.

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Unlock your account

College accounts lock after too many failed login attempts. They unlock automatically after 10 minutes.

Using technology at Bryn Mawr

Request an appointment with a LITS staff member.

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Video and audio editing and equipment

LITS offers a range of software and hardware that can be used for editing audio and video files you've created or making audio and video clips to use in a course.

Video conferencing

LITS provides support for high-quality, point-to-point video-conference calls through a dedicated Internet connection.

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Web conferencing

LITS provides support for flexible and inexpensive forms of teleconferencing in which video and voice are transmitted over the Internet.