Tech Documentation

Archive for July, 2016

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 […]

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 […]

Accessing the Bryn Mawr College Network: FAQs for College Alumnae and Visitors

Posted July 25, 2016

The Basics Bryn Mawr College is happy to provide some network and computer access to College Alumnae and visitors, including visiting scholars, conference guests, and vendors.  Below are some questions that are frequently asked by visitors who are interested in accessing the Bryn Mawr College network. If you have any additional questions, please contact the […]

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 […]

Using Clutter in Office 365

Posted July 12, 2016
image of Clutter listed among mail folders

Clutter is a feature of Office 365 that reduces distraction by helping you filter your low-priority email. This way, messages that you don’t need to see right away don’t crowd your inbox, but but they’re still readily available for review. Please note: Clutter is enabled by default – if you decide you’d rather not use it, you’ll […]

What is OneNote?

Posted July 12, 2016
OneNote in Office 365

You may have seen the OneNote icon on your computer at some point, and now you’ve likely seen it within the Office 365 app launcher. Unless you’ve independently explored this app, you might not know much about OneNote. So, what exactly is OneNote?   OneNote is a digital notetaking application that allows for free-form information […]

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 […]

Microsoft Office Mobile Apps

Posted July 8, 2016

Microsoft offers mobile apps for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile to maximize your Office 365 experience while you’re on the go.  You can download these apps from your device’s app store and log in using your Bryn Mawr College email address and password. For instructions on how to set up a mail & calendar sync, […]