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Microsoft Office – Installing on personal devices

Posted May 13, 2020

Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a personal laptop or desktop computer with internet access Table of Contents: Office365: Overview Installing Microsoft Office Questions?   Office365: Overview You can install Microsoft Office on up to 5 devices simultaneously including laptops, desktops, smartphones and tablets. *Microsoft Teams […]

Adobe Creative Cloud – Accessing from personal devices

Posted March 27, 2020

THIS ACCESS IS TEMPORARY; EXPIRES 7/6/2020. Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a laptop or desktop computer with internet access Table of Contents: What is Creative Cloud? Step-by-Step Instructions [Students] Daily Creative Challenges [Faculty] Distance Learning Resources Questions?   What is Creative Cloud? Creative Cloud is […]

Software for Personally-owned Computers

Posted March 20, 2020

For a limited time during COVID-19 online learning, some lab/campus software is also available for off-campus use and personally-owned computers. The Summer and Beyond: We are looking at ways to extend and enhance access to these and other resources. We’ll post more information as it becomes available. This includes: ArcGIS ChemDraw KaleidaGraph PC KaleidaGraph Mac Logger […]

Teaching Online with Teams

Posted March 13, 2020
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Installing and Setting Up Teams The first step is to obtain the Teams client. This is available to download for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android from Microsoft. If you are unable to download Teams, you can access the web version by logging in on the Microsoft Teams page. Microsoft Teams is part of Office 365. […]

Using Microsoft Teams

Posted March 12, 2020

Teams is a college-supported platform for connecting synchronously with students and other staff members. You do not need to request that a Team be created in order to use the Teams app for communication and collaboration with students and colleagues. Detailed documentation for teaching with Teams is available here: https://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/8297 Getting Started Getting Started: What is […]

Accessing Adobe Software (Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.)

Posted August 7, 2019

Lab Computers: Bryn Mawr College community members will be prompted to enter their Bryn Mawr username and password each time they use 2019 Adobe software. Haverford and Swarthmore community members can access Adobe software in Bryn Mawr College labs and classrooms by signing up for a free Adobe ID at Adobe.com and using that credential […]

Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Posted January 31, 2019

Mathematica is now available in downloadable “Desktop” and cloud-hosted “Online” versions. Both are included in Bryn Mawr’s license. Mathematica Desktop is installed on all Bryn Mawr public library computers and many departmental teaching and lab machines. To access Mathematica Online, Wolfram|Alpha Pro or install Mathematica Desktop on other machines, please follow the directions for Getting Access […]

Classroom and Computer Lab Software

Posted July 21, 2017

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 Labs Only) All software from the Office Image ArcGIS ChemDraw Google Earth Pro Mathematica Audacity Deep Freeze Financial […]

Standard Software Configurations on College Computers

Posted July 21, 2017

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, […]

Obtaining ChemDraw

Posted July 20, 2017

Current faculty, staff and students of Bryn Mawr College have the ability to obtain ChemDraw free of charge as part of a Bryn Mawr site license. This applies only to current College affiliates with a valid Bryn Mawr e-mail address. This software via download is available both for Windows and for macOS. This download should not be […]

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