Tech Documentation

Archive for August, 2016

Moodle FAQ

Posted August 29, 2016
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Course Access Q: My instructor says that I am enrolled in their course but I cannot access it on Moodle. I found the course manually on Moodle but I could not enroll myself in this course. What should I do? Q: I realized I am not enrolled in the Moodle site for an Organization I […]

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 […]

Log into staging to view your Drupal site in progress

Posted August 19, 2016
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Go to https://staging.brynmawr.edu/user You must be logged in via the VPN if you are off campus. Log in with your Bryn Mawr username and password You will know you are logged in if you see a black bar across the screen with “Hello username”. The welcome screen will contain a list of your sections. In […]

Viewing & Restoring Previous Versions of OneDrive Files

Posted August 9, 2016
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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
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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 […]

Create a new Connection in Contribute (CS5)

Posted August 5, 2016
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Open Contribute by searching for Contribute, or going to Start->All Programs in Windows (or start it from the Finder or the Dock on your Mac ) When Contribute opens, click “Website Connection” under “Create New” at this welcome screen: After you click ‘Create Connection,’ a dialogue box will appear. Click ‘Next’ to begin. In the […]

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.