Information Services Blog

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

Happy Data Privacy Day/Month!

Information Services invites you to put on your party hats and join us in celebrating Data Privacy Day, an international holiday that falls on every January 28th. The goal of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices, especially stressing the importance of protecting the privacy of personal […]

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Transitioning from Mac OS X 10.7 and 10.8 (Lion and Mountain Lion) by September 1, 2015

In the ever-changing world of technology, it is important to stay up to date both to protect against vulnerabilities in older software, and to ensure compatibility with new technologies.  OS X versions 10.7 and 10.8 are now outdated (the current version is 10.10) and those campus computers still using them need to be updated.  As […]

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BIONIC Unavailable 2/4 5-11:30 pm

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Wednesday, February 4th from 5:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. Information Services will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

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VPN Upgrade 1/26 11am

On Monday, January 26th at 11:00 a.m. Information Services will be upgrading the VPN (ingress.brynmawr.edu). We expect downtime to be minimal; you may notice some minor changes to the user interface. Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.    

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Information Services Releases 2014 MISO Survey Findings

Information Services is pleased to announce the launch of our MISO Survey website: http://www.brynmawr.edu/is/miso/.  This site hosts several reports based on the data from our biennial survey, which ran in the spring of 2014. In addition to a summary of our main findings, you’ll find a downloadable PDF report for Student, Faculty and Staff Highlights […]

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Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings Opens 1/22 in Canaday

Exhibition Opening and Lecture by Exhibition Curator Christiane Gruber Thursday, January 22 7:30 p.m. Carpenter Library 21, Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr College is examining the role of the arts in the Arab Spring movements with the exhibition Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab World Uprisings, and a public program featuring Ganzeer, one of the […]

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Tech Talk 1/26: Geotagging and Mapping (for beginners)

Monday, January 26th, noon – 1:30 p.m. Campus Center 200 All faculty, graduate students and staff are welcome to attend; late arrivals or early departures are OK. To register: http://brynmawr.libcal.com/event.php?id=749485,  Lunch will be provided if you register and request it by Thursday Jan 22, or bring your own. “Geo-tagging” is the process of associating geographical […]

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Power Outages: Turn Off Computers

Facilities has scheduled a campus-wide power outage for Saturday, January 10th from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Some buildings may receive intermittent power during this period, but we do not anticipate normal power to be restored to the entire campus until 5:00 p.m. Information Services requests that all community members located in buildings that will […]

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WordPress planned downtime and upgrade Tuesday 1/6 9am-5pm

On Tuesday, January 6 (during Winter Break), the blog server will be unavailable from 9am-5pm so that Web Services can upgrade WordPress (blogs.brynmawr.edu) to version 4.0.1 to maintain security and stability, as well as to bring you new features. It will not be possible to read or update blogs during most of the upgrade window, and blog feeds on the […]

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Tripod: Scheduled maintenance 1/7/15 11am-2pm

On January, 7, 2015 from 11:oo a.m. to approximately 2:00 p.m., Tripod Classic (http://tripodclassic.brynmawr.edu) will be unavailable due to planned system maintenance. Tripod (https://tripod.brynmawr.edu) will be available, but during the maintenance window patrons will not be able to log in or request items, and there will be no item availability information. Contact circulation@brynmawr.edu with questions.

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WordPress outage and upgrade Tuesday 1/6 9am-5pm

On Tuesday, January 6 (during Winter Break), the blog server will be unavailable from 9am-5pm so that Web Services can upgrade WordPress (blogs.brynmawr.edu) to version 4.0.1 to maintain security and stability, as well as to bring you new features. It will not be possible to read or update blogs during most of the upgrade window, and blog feeds on the […]

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Power Outages: Turn Off Computers

Facilities has scheduled a campus-wide power outage for Friday, December 26th from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Some buildings may receive intermittent power during this period, but we do not anticipate normal power to be restored to the entire campus until 5:00 p.m. Information Services requests that all community members located in buildings that will […]

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