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Vacation from Email Packing Checklist

While all mail, calendar appointments and contacts are expected to migrate automatically during the transition to Office 365 in late May, not all aspects of your Zimbra experience will transfer to Office 365. This checklist contains reminders and recommended actions to take before and after the changeover (aka Vacation from Email!). Click on the link […]

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Office 365 Learning Opportunities

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Changing Your Microsoft.com Sign-in Email

Any Bryn Mawr College community member who has created a Microsoft.com account using a @brynmawr.edu email address must change their sign-in email to prevent problems once the College migrates to Office 365 for email and calendar in late May 2016. Log in to your Microsoft account using your Bryn Mawr email address: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/account/ Click on […]

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File Size Basics

The terms kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, and terabyte have become household names, but how much data do these terms really represent? It can be very helpful to understand how large various types of files are when considering storage limitations of Hard Disk Drives, USB flash drives, email attachment sizes, or when using a cloud-storage tool such […]

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LITS support for student organizations

Need resources to communicate with your student organization? Preserve your organization’s history? LITS is here for you. Need assistance with setting up or using these resources? Contact help@brynmawr.edu Communication resources: Blogs.brynmawr.edu : Great for building a website or blog, public or just for your group. Examples: http://sga.blogs.brynmawr.edu/ http://pms.blogs.brynmawr.edu/ http://bmcoig.blogs.brynmawr.edu/ It’s free Customize the look and […]

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What’s New in WordPress 4.4?

Moving from WordPress 4.3 to 4.4 (information about the upgrade schedule is available on the LITS blog) will not bring any drastic changes, but you will see a number of small changes that should improve your blogging experience. Complete list of changes for 4.4 (most changes are in this version; 4.3.1. contains security updates only. Changes for […]

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Embedding forms and other content in Drupal

To embed video, refer to these detailed instructions. If you have been granted HTML embedding permissions (contact Web Services via help@brynmawr.edu), you may use these instructions to embed forms and other content that provide iframe or javascript embed code. Only embed content from known, trusted sites. Ask Web Services if you aren’t sure. Copy the […]

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Adding and Removing Custom Text in Drupal

Custom text can be used to place text above or below other page elements when placing it in the usual “body” text area does not meet your needs. To add custom text Click “Customize this Page” Click a plus sign to add a new pane Click “new custom content” Type your custom content in the […]

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Logging In to lynda.com Online Learning Tool

lynda.com is a leading online learning tool that offers thousands of high-quality video courses in software, business, and creative skills for helping Bryn Mawr community members achieve personal and professional goals and meet just-in time training needs. Instructions for logging in: 1) Navigate to https://shib.lynda.com/InCommon 2) Select Bryn Mawr College from the drop-down list and […]

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Preparing for Visitors on Campus

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.   Computer Access: Visitors are welcome to use any public computer on campus. For quick web access, there are web-only […]

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