Tech Documentation

'General Assistance' Archive

Library Scanning Services

Posted July 20, 2020

Request scanned articles and chapters from Bryn Mawr-owned journals and books through the interlibrary loan form. In lieu of a scan, we may purchase and provide access to an e-book. Note: it may not be possible to fulfill all requests for scans from volumes that Bryn Mawr does not own, because many libraries are closed […]

Remote Learning, Teaching, and Work: Suggested Computer Accessories

Posted July 14, 2020

This article overviews some basic computer accessories suggestions for students, faculty, and staff in remote work and learning environments. All prices are from the time of writing and are thus subject to change. Note: See what technology is already available in various classrooms Table of Contents: Audio-Visual Equipment Keyboards, Mice, and Styluses Tablets Adapters Additional […]

Student Work: Remote Learning Tools

Posted July 13, 2020

Depending on how each of your classes is set up, you may need various tools to navigate remote coursework. If you are unsure if there will be a remote component to your course, please reach out to your professor for more details. Note: See what technology is already available in various classrooms Table of contents […]

Remote Instruction: Designing & Re-creating Documents

Posted July 9, 2020

Before you start, you may need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a laptop or desktop computer w/ internet access Table of Contents: Overview Document Types Document Storage, Distribution, and Submission Document Design Questions?   Overview Remote instruction can greatly benefit from the use of tools designed for online collaboration and sharing. […]

Computer Model Selections

Posted July 6, 2020

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 (last update, July 2020).  Please note that all newly purchased […]

Technical Support during COVID-19

Posted June 30, 2020

The following information is subject to change. Last updated: July 7th, 2020 Table of Contents: Overview Limitations to in-person work Protocols: Hygiene and Sanitation Protocols: Quarantining Questions? Overview The following article outlines general procedures and guidelines for Technical Support during COVID-19. At any time, a support representative or community member reserves the right to reschedule […]

Students: Laptop Purchasing Guide

Posted June 9, 2020

Looking to bring a laptop to campus? This document provides general guidelines and recommendations for a typical undergraduate student purchasing a laptop for four years of college. For information regarding specific requirements, please contact the department of your major. Looking for information for faculty or staff members? See the Questions? section below. Table of Contents: […]

Students: What tech to bring to College

Posted May 20, 2020

The intended audience for this article is new and returning students. Faculty and staff should consult the LITS Help Desk for advice. Table of Contents: Personal Laptops Mobile Devices Other Essentials & Accesories What NOT to bring Questions?   Personal Laptops Many students find a personal laptop to be very useful in college; click here to […]

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 […]

Graduating Students – Account Access

Posted May 5, 2020

When a student graduates, access to a variety of College accounts and online services changes. Please be mindful of the following timelines when moving data and setting up post-graduation accounts. Office 365: Email and OneDrive Ninety (90) days after you graduate, you will lose access to your college Office 365, email and OneDrive account. If […]

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