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Students: Remote Learning Tools

Posted July 20, 2021

The following article reviews miscellaneous remote learning tools that may be helpful. See also Suggested Computer Accessories. For info regarding Software, see Software for Personal Devices. Table of Contents: Internet Access Hardware & Accessories Device Cleaning Questions?   Internet Access If you are unable to use the College’s network, you could: Sign-up for internet service For […]

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 […]

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 […]

Accessing Kanopy with BMC credentials

Posted March 23, 2020

Visit to get started To set up your account, click on Don’t have an account yet? Get Started (in red). You will see the screen Access Kanopy through your university. On this page, click on Log In to Bryn Mawr. You will be sent to the EZProxy sign-in page, where you should sign in […]

Curating and Recommending Content on LinkedIn Learning

Posted October 30, 2019

LinkedIn Learning offers users the ability to curate lists of videos, which can then be shared as custom content within an organization, as well as shared externally. By curating these lists, users can group videos that address specific skills or topics. All users are able to curate content and link to the content externally. However, […]

Using LinkedIn Learning

Posted July 24, 2019

LinkedIn Learning (formerly 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. If you are accessing LinkedIn Learning for a Bryn Mawr program, the organizers may have […]

Library Book Locations

Posted January 10, 2018

Canaday Book Locations   Call Number (if preceeded by q, f, ff or + see note below) Subject Area Floor 000 – 999 Dewey Decimal – all subjects Off-site storage – request in Tripod Diss Bryn Mawr College Dissertations Floor B A General Works Floor B B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion Floor A C Auxiliary Sciences of History […]

Installing Read&Write Software

Posted July 19, 2016

Read&Write software is free for current community members to download and install on any College- or personally-owned computer or tablet. It is highly recommended to use the Chrome extension of Read & Write. To install Read&Write: Read&Write Chrome Extension Open Google Chrome and navigate to the Chrome Web Store. Enter “read and write” in the search […]

Naming Conventions & Best Practices

Posted March 10, 2015

Files named on Mac or Windows computers usually work fine on the other platform, but there are a few characters sometimes used in file names that are exceptions. The table below explains which characters might cause problems, why they do, and potential substitutes for those characters that will work on both Mac and Windows. Filename […]

Microsoft Online Learning: Choosing and Navigating a Course

Posted August 13, 2014

The instructions below are for Windows 7 PCs using Microsoft Internet Explorer. Some features may not function correctly when using other browsers (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, and Safari) or when using OS X. 1. Browse the available courses to find one you’d like to take 2. Click on the link for the desired course. (Beginner Skills […]

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