On Saturday May 11th, Information Services made a critical upgrade to Virtual Bryn Mawr. Please continue to use Mozilla Firefox, the College’s supported Internet browser, when accessing Virtual Bryn Mawr. All community members should clear their Internet browser caches as soon as possible. This should resolve difficulties some have experienced using Virtual Bryn Mawr. To [...]
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Virtual Bryn Mawr will be unavailable on Saturday, May 11th from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. In order for Information Services to prepare servers for a software upgrade, Virtual Bryn Mawr will also be unavailable intermittently between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. tonight, May 6th. Information Services will be upgrading our PeopleTools software. PeopleTools is the [...]
In This Issue: Celebrate new faculty books on May 2nd Local Learning Support Pilot Program Launches This Fall Web Services prepares to revamp the College’s website Materials from Women’s History in the Digital World Conference now available in Digital Repository Bi-Co OneCard goes live June 3rd Bon Voyage Janet! TLI’s Empowering Learners Partnerships Celebrate a Rewarding Semester [...]
On Monday May 6th, at 8am, Information Services will be upgrading the memory on the server responsible for scanning from the Ricoh copiers. This outage should not take longer than 30min. During that time, you will not be able to use the Ricoh copiers for scanning. Copying, printing, and secure printing will be unaffected by [...]
In preparation for necessary Virtual Bryn Mawr upgrades, we need to schedule a brief outage of Virtual Bryn Mawr on Monday night, May 6th. The outage will be intermittent, as each of the servers are rebooted in turn. The outage will last for 30 minutes, starting at 6:00 p.m.
Two important changes are coming to the Canaday carrel policy beginning in Fall 2013: Canaday carrels will no longer be assigned on a first come, first served basis. They will need to be signed out via appointment. To make a carrel assignment appointment with a circulation staff member, please email email@example.com. Carrels will be made available [...]
Bryn Mawr College students now have the convenience of paying for library fines at the Guild OneStop Desk, without having a bill sent home. Fines can be paid Mon. – Fri., 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Only cash and checks are accepted.
Please join us to celebrate books recently published by the Bryn Mawr faculty: Thursday, May 2nd at 4:30 Coombe Special Collections Seminar Room Canaday 2nd floor Each spring the community gathers for a wine and cheese reception where authors may share a few words about their books. The faculty author reception has become a tradition [...]
24-Hour Canaday is Near! The schedule for extended and 24/7 Canaday access for Bryn Mawr students is as follows: We open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 29th and do not close again until 12:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 5th. Sunday, May 5th (May Day) Canaday will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. [...]
Canaday has a new, modern microfilm reader/scanner that will provide Bryn Mawr students and researchers with much easier access to our collections on microfilm (historical documents, newspapers, dissertations, etc.). Our new Image Data ScanPro 2000 features built-in Optical Character Recognition, one-click printing and PDF creation, and spot editting, cropping and redacting. To get started with [...]
The librarians of Information Services will be offering workshops this Spring on several popular citation management tools: Zotero is an open source research tool that automatically senses content, allowing users to manage bibliographic data, store web “snapshots” and curate other electronic attachments as they browse the web. Originally an add-on for Firefox, Zotero [...]
The server which runs the scanning service for the Ricoh units needs to be turned off for a short amount of time today, Friday, at 5PM in order to perform preventative maintenance. We expect the outage to last no longer than two hours. Ricoh authentication, both via OneCard and typing one’s Bryn Mawr’s credentials, should [...]