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'Academic Software' Archive

Classroom and Computer Lab Software

Posted July 21, 2017

The following software is commonly available on all public lab computers and classrooms. Software for specific labs is listed further down. Software Installed (Windows 10) All software from the Standard Configuration Adobe Creative Cloud (Full Suite of Products) All software from the Office Image ArcGIS ChemDraw Google Earth Pro Kaleidagraph Mathematica Audacity Deep Freeze Eclipse Financial […]

Standard Software Configurations on College Computers

Posted July 21, 2017

The following software is commonly available on all newly imaged computers. Older computers may have a package which varies. Additional software is installed in public labs and classrooms. Software Installed (Windows 10) 7-Zip Adobe Acrobat DC ArtStor OIV Audacity CDBurnerXP Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Adobe Flash Player Microsoft Internet Explorer iTunes iCloud Java Office (Word, […]

Personal Computer Services, Software, and Purchasing

Posted July 20, 2017

Software for College-owned computers You can obtain many packages at the click of a mouse by using Software Center on see Windows or macOS. Having trouble?  Don’t see what you’re looking for? Have another question? Please contact the Help Desk at x7440 or email help@brynmawr.edu for information about software on your office or college-owned computer (including grant or college-funded […]

Obtaining ChemDraw

Posted July 20, 2017

Current faculty, staff and students of Bryn Mawr College have the ability to obtain ChemDraw free of charge as part of a Bryn Mawr site license. This applies only to current College affiliates with a valid Bryn Mawr e-mail address. This software via download is available both for Windows and for macOS. This download should not be […]

Obtaining and Using Mathematica

Posted July 20, 2017

Tutorials » Teaching with Mathematica » Research with Mathematica » Get Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha Pro Mathematica is installed on all Bryn Mawr public computers in libraries, and on many departmental labs and teaching machines. Faculty Create an account (New users only) Go to user.wolfram.com and click “Create Account” Fill out form using a @brynmawr.edu email, and click “Create Wolfram ID” Check your email and click the […]

Installing Read&Write Literacy Software

Posted July 19, 2016
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Read&Write software is free for current community members to download and install on any College- or personally-owned computer or tablet. To install Read&Write: Windows or Mac desktop Download the installer from http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/6678. When prompted for an access or activation code, hit OK (no code is required). Android tablet 1. Visit http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/secure/RWActivate.htm to copy the serial number required in […]

Adobe Help and Resources

Posted July 24, 2013

Bryn Mawr College computers have access to various Adobe software packages, including Illustrator, Photoshop and Presenter. Assistance for these products and many others is available at lynda.com. Still have questions? Check out Adobe’s Help and Resources for each of these products: Adobe Acrobat Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Presenter If you don’t see the program […]

Changing the Default PDF Reader in Firefox

Posted June 7, 2013

In recent updates to the Firefox browser, Mozilla has released a built-in PDF viewer which is automatically installed in Firefox. The viewer generally works the same as Adobe Reader, but has caused some changes. Some PDF documents which formerly printed in a landscape format now automatically print in portrait format, and URLs are automatically printed […]

Installing Programs and Printers via Software Center for Mac

Posted February 28, 2013

College-owned Mac computers have the option to install printers and some programs automatically via the Software Center utility. Software Center provides access to easily install College printers, programs, software updates, and more. To install a program through Software Center, follow the instructions below. If you need to install a program or printer that does not […]

Digital Book Lending with EBL

Posted October 10, 2011

EBL ebook library books are available in Tripod, and new books will be added each week as publishers issue them. Using an ebook in the EBL collection requires logging in through Bryn Mawr’s EZProzy site with a Bryn Mawr College username and password. Books can be read online using any of the major browsers (Firefox, […]