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New Features/Changes in Moodle 3.2

Over the summer, LITS upgraded Moodle from version 2.6 to 3.2. This new version brings exciting features, as well as a much more user-friendly and clean appearance. All of the Moodle documentation on this site has been updated to reflect these changes. See below for a quick video overview of the new interface and some […]

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Assignments in Moodle (for Students)

Screen Shot of Moodle

Faculty create Assignments in Moodle for a number of reasons: to place assignment due dates on the Moodle course calendar, to make a graded item for an assignment in the course Gradebook, and/or to receive electronic paper submissions. Viewing Assignment Details and Submitting Click on the title of course in your Dashboard to open it. Click on […]

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Assignments in Moodle (for Teachers)

Use a Moodle Assignment activity to: Receive electronic assignment submissions. You can set up an Activity to have students submit papers to you electronically. Moodle is more secure and private than e-mail, is available to all students, collects all files into a single place, and time-stamps submissions. In the new version of Moodle, you can […]

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Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

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. […]

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Office 365 Apps Overview

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 […]

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View Saved or Submitted Project Requests

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 […]

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Mobile Device Support

Below, please find information on the level of support Library & Information Technology Services can provide for different mobile devices and e-readers. If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk at x7440, or email us at help@brynmawr.edu. WiFi: Guest WiFi: eduroam Email Contacts Calendars iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) Yes Yes Yes Some Some Windows Mobile (phone, tablet) […]

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Classroom and Computer Lab Software

The following software is commonly available on all public lab computers and classrooms. Software for specific labs is listed further down. Software Installed (Windows 10) All software from the Standard Configuration Adobe Creative Cloud (Full Suite of Products) All software from the Office Image ArcGIS ChemDraw Google Earth Kaleidagraph Mathematica Audacity Deep Freeze Financial Edge Handbrake […]

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Standard Software Configurations on College Computers

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, […]

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Standard Computer Model Selections

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 […]

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