Tech Documentation

'General Assistance' Archive

Mobile and AirPrint Printing in Library Labs (Pilot)

Posted August 30, 2017

This fall we will be making a few methods of mobile printing available in our library labs.  This is a pilot, meaning that it’s a new service we’re trying and not all the kinks may be worked out; if you have issues, you may be directed to try from a lab computer.  As with printing […]

Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

Posted August 8, 2017

Current Bryn Mawr students, faculty, and staff can access subscription databases, e-books and online journals from off campus by logging into EZProxy with their College username and password. How EZProxy Works Log into EZProxy and navigate to library resources from the library’s website or Tripod. The URLs of the pages you access will contain proxy.brynmawr.edu. […]

View Saved or Submitted Project Requests

Posted July 26, 2017

To access your saved and submitted LITS Project Requests, go to http://lits.brynmawr.edu. Click Sign In the the upper-right corner of your screen and enter your full @brynmawr.edu email address and College password. Click Services in the blue menu bar, and then Project Requests in the grey menu bar beneath the blue bar. You will see a […]

Classroom and Computer Lab Software

Posted July 21, 2017

The following software is commonly available on all public lab computers and classrooms. Software Installed (Windows 10) All software from the Standard Configuration Adobe Creative Cloud (Full Suite of Products; not available in classrooms) All software from the Office Image ArcGIS ChemDraw Google Earth Kaleidagraph Mathematica Audacity Deep Freeze Eclipse Financial Edge Handbrake HyperStudio LAME MP3 Encoder […]

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, […]

Standard Computer Model Selections

Posted July 21, 2017

If you are looking for guidance in purchasing a personal computer to bring to College with you, see  What to Bring to College: Technology Edition. This listing is for selecting or purchasing College computers (including with Grant and Research Funds).  It is updated each spring.  Please note that all newly purchased hardware will be equipped […]

Personal Computer Services, Software, and Purchasing

Posted July 20, 2017
Dell Purchase Program

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 […]

Some Wireless Items Not Permitted for use in Residence Halls or Other Campus Buildings

Posted August 26, 2016

You are entering a dense residential and academic environment; devices which work fine at home cause interference and connectivity issues in campus buildings and are not permitted. Wireless printers (including AirPrint/ePrint models) — if you have a model with wireless you must fully disable it and connect directly via cable to print.  We recommend using the […]

Installing Office 2016 on Your Personal Computer

Posted July 26, 2016

All Bryn Mawr College students, faculty and staff have the option to download and install Office 2016 for Business on up to five personal computers for free. Please note that if you want to use the software on a college-owned computer you should install it via the Software Center application that should already be installed on […]

Installing Read&Write Literacy Software

Posted July 19, 2016
tap start setup wizard

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://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/software/. 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 […]

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