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LITS support for student organizations

Need resources to communicate with your student organization? Preserve your organization’s history? LITS is here for you. Need assistance with setting up or using these resources? Contact help@brynmawr.edu Communication resources: Blogs.brynmawr.edu : Great for building a website or blog, public or just for your group. Examples: http://sga.blogs.brynmawr.edu/ http://pms.blogs.brynmawr.edu/ http://bmcoig.blogs.brynmawr.edu/ It’s free Customize the look and […]

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What’s New in WordPress 4.4?

Moving from WordPress 4.3 to 4.4 (information about the upgrade schedule is available on the LITS blog) will not bring any drastic changes, but you will see a number of small changes that should improve your blogging experience. Complete list of changes for 4.4 (most changes are in this version; 4.3.1. contains security updates only. Changes for […]

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Embedding forms and other content in Drupal

To embed video, refer to these detailed instructions. If you have been granted HTML embedding permissions (contact Web Services via help@brynmawr.edu), you may use these instructions to embed forms and other content that provide iframe or javascript embed code. Only embed content from known, trusted sites. Ask Web Services if you aren’t sure. Copy the […]

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Adding and Removing Custom Text in Drupal

Custom text can be used to place text above or below other page elements when placing it in the usual “body” text area does not meet your needs. To add custom text Click “Customize this Page” Click a plus sign to add a new pane Click “new custom content” Type your custom content in the […]

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Logging In to lynda.com Online Learning Tool

lynda.com is a leading online learning tool that offers thousands of high-quality video courses in software, business, and creative skills for helping Bryn Mawr community members achieve personal and professional goals and meet just-in time training needs. Instructions for logging in: 1) Navigate to https://shib.lynda.com/InCommon 2) Select Bryn Mawr College from the drop-down list and […]

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Preparing for Visitors on Campus

If you are bringing a visitor to campus, whether they are a guest speaker, alumni, or a friend from home, Bryn Mawr’s LITS offers multiple types of access for guests while they are on campus.   Computer Access: Visitors are welcome to use any public computer on campus. For quick web access, there are web-only […]

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Password Safety

Your College password allows you access to and ensures the protection of many on-campus services. It locks your computer which, when you log in, gives you access not only to the hard drive, but also your network drives, including your personal drive and any departmental or shared folders to which you have access. It keeps […]

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Tables in Drupal

Contents: Adding a new table Copying a new table from Word or another external source Note: For best results, create and edit tables directly in Drupal rather than pasting from other sources. Editing an existing table Adding a new table in Drupal Click the table button. Note: All properties may be adjusted later by right […]

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News Articles in Drupal

Creating an Article From your section management screen, select “Article” Complete required fields. Primary Section determines the section your article “lives” in, and therefore its left navigation. Secondary Section allows the article to appear in additional relevant sections. For example, a Chemistry article might also appear in the Biochemistry section. Article terms are additional terms […]

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Having Trouble Logging in to Moodle?

Heard about Moodle, but not sure how to get in? No problem! Here is the URL to Moodle: https://moodle.brynmawr.edu Bryn Mawr Students: Use your email username and password to log in. Your username is just the first part of your email address. Using your whole email address to log in will create a new user which […]

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