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Calendar in Moodle

Posted August 15, 2017
Screen shot of Moodle Calendar block

Did you know Moodle has a built-in calendar? Using the Calendar The Moodle Calendar block is always visible on your Dashboard. It may also be visible in particular courses if a Teacher in the course has added it. Orange highlights indicate dates with course-related events, such as deadlines for Moodle Assignments and Quizzes or Scheduler […]

Office 365 Apps Overview

Posted August 7, 2017

Office 365 is a broad suite of apps and services providing many features and environments in which to work.  Some of these apps are very familiar, others are new-to-us or are completely new offerings. Office 365 as an “evergreen” service, meaning features, functions, or look-and-feel may change gradually or at a moment’s notice. The goal is […]

Guide to Cleaning Your Inbox of Sensitive Data

Posted June 19, 2017

Cleaning your inbox of sensitive data? Please review the following guide in full before beginning.

SCAMALOT! Part VI

Posted June 7, 2017
Password Expiry Email

Welcome to a special edition of SCAMALOT! In this post, we change course from our usual mission of providing tips and tricks for recognizing phishing attacks to learn how to assess automated emails you’ll encounter in your inbox. At times, you will receive automated messages from Bryn Mawr College or Bi-College software, like the password […]

SCAMALOT! Part V

Posted May 2, 2017

In this edition of SCAMALOT, we’ll take a closer look at an email that raises a number of common phishing flags. Scam emails aren’t always as easy to identify as you might think; it may have been a while since you’ve been asked to wire money to a foreign prince! The most dubious attacks have […]

SCAMALOT! Part IV

Posted March 29, 2017

Welcome back to SCAMALOT! In this spring 2017 edition, we continue to closely examine aspects of scam emails to help you identify similar attacks in the future. There is usually more than one way to determine if a message is legitimate or not, and by taking the time to look for phishy evidence in your […]

Viewing & Restoring Previous Versions of OneDrive Files

Posted August 9, 2016
screen shot of the ellipsis that corresponds with the desired file

Whenever a change is made to a document stored on OneDrive, a new version of the file is automatically created. OneDrive’s Version history feature allows you to view older versions of an Office Online document. If you find a version you want, you can then restore it, moving it to the top of the list […]

Using Tasks in Office 365

Posted August 5, 2016
Office 365 Tasks Launcher Highlight

Accessible from the Office 365 app launcher, the Tasks app allows you to create & maintain a list of tasks so you can organize your time as efficiently as possible. In addition to tasks you create manually, a task is created automatically when you flag an email, which can be very helpful if you flag […]

Departing Faculty and Staff

Posted August 3, 2016

When a faculty or staff member leaves Bryn Mawr College, access to a variety of College accounts and services changes. Please be mindful of the account access timelines as described in the documentation when moving data because LITS is unable to perform email or file restores in Office 365.

Email Listserves

Posted July 31, 2016

Bryn Mawr College uses software called Mailman for our listserves. We have a mix of announcement and discussion lists, some of which are moderated, and others which are unmoderated or “open”. Changes to listserves can be made via the web interface by the list owner. You can subscribe to or manage listserves at http://newmailman.brynmawr.edu. There […]

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