Tech Documentation

'General Assistance' Archive

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 […]

Accessing Financial Edge Off Campus

Posted April 24, 2020

Community members working off-campus on a College-provided computer can access Financial Edge. The following instructions will show you how to set that up. Before you start, the are two steps you must complete to be able to set up and use Financial Edge: Set up the College’s VPN (Click here for VPN instructions.) Set up […]

Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

Posted April 1, 2020

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. […]

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 […]

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