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'Network Resources' Archive

Top 11 Tips for Cleaning-Up Your Files

Posted January 5, 2017

Please review the following tips before beginning to clean up your files. If you have any questions about cleaning up your files, contact the Help Desk ( or x7440). See bottom of this post for printable version. Set small goals. Saying that you’re going to clean your entire house is a stress-inducing, ambiguous objective, but […]

Syncing OneDrive With Your Computer

Posted July 8, 2016

One of the most useful features of your Bryn Mawr College OneDrive is that you can use your College credentials to easily sync all or select folders on your College- or personally-owned computer. People with a lot of data on their computer may want to be selective about what to folders to sync. See the College’s Data Handling […]

Campus Visitors

Posted October 6, 2015

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. Please note that individuals visiting as part of a conference, camp, or event booked with our Conferences office should obtain […]

Canon Supply Ordering, Installation, and Disposal

Posted August 25, 2015
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This post documents the correct way to order supplies for your Canon copier.  Do not order from any other source.  Do not pay for supplies other than paper as they are covered in our lease cost. Please ensure that your building or department specifies a point person for ordering so that orders are not duplicated.  […]

Basics of Using a Canon Multifunction

Posted March 3, 2015

The documents and links below will get you started with the most common functions on the Canon MFPs including print, copy, fax, scanning to network drives, cross-campus print-release (secure printing), etc. As a note, different Canon machines provide different functionality (for example, faxing is not available on public Canons); if you are unsure whether your […]

Network File Storage & Mapping your Network Drives

Posted July 10, 2014

Mapping your network drives is a very useful way to access the network drives and shared folders on the Bryn Mawr server on your own personal computer, whether on campus or off campus.  Here is everything you need to know to map your drives for both Windows and Mac. Click to view the step-by-step instructions […]

Replacing the Network Storage Dock Icon(s) on your College Mac

Posted July 8, 2014

The location of your network file shares  will change as of July 14, 2014. This document will show you how to remove the existing dock icon  that allows you to map to or and replace it with the new icon pointing to the new Storage location ( which will house both Academic and […]

Printing in Public Labs

Posted August 17, 2013

As of June 2015, Bryn Mawr College lab printing throughout campus has changed with the addition of Canon multifunction (print/scan/copy) machines. This change has allowed the College to use only two queues for printing in any lab: LabPrint and LabPrintColor. Print jobs sent to either queue can now be released at any public printer on […]

Printing to Public Printers from your Personal Computer

Posted July 24, 2013

Below, you can find a document with step-by-step instructions on how to print to public printers from your personal computer.

Installing Programs via Microsoft Software Center

Posted April 23, 2013

Faculty and staff can download many commonly used programs for their College computers via the Microsoft Software Center. Please follow the instructions below for installing these programs. 1) Launch the Start menu by clicking the Windows Icon in the lower left corner of your screen. In the Start menu, locate the Microsoft System Center folder. […]

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