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Use ABBYY Fine Reader for Complex OCR

Posted September 17, 2021

Librarians, archivists, and academic researchers use ABBYY Fine Reader to digitize and analyze archival collections. It is installed on the computers in the Digital Media and Collaboration Lab in Carpenter Library and available when this lab is open. ABBYY Fine Reader’s advanced OCR Editor has features that make it possible to successfully OCR documents that […]

WeVideo: Creating Captions

Posted September 1, 2021

WeVideo allows for the creation of captions in videos. Prior to opening your assignment, you will want to make sure to create an account under the Bryn Mawr license. Note that unlike typical captions that can be toggled on and off, WeVideo embeds the text into the video. Login to your WeVideo account. Start by […]

Panopto: Editing Videos

Posted August 6, 2021
arrow pointing to the edit button on panopto

Once you’ve recorded and uploaded a video on Panopto, you have the ability to edit your video track and apply the changes to the video. This document offers a basic introduction to editing. For more extensive video editing documentation in Panopto, please see How to Edit a Video and How to Trim a Video in […]

Upload Audio or Video Files to Panopto

Posted August 5, 2021

Introduction Panopto, Bryn Mawr’s lecture capture platform, also functions as a streaming service. In addition to using Panopto to record lectures and presentations at home or in classrooms, you can also upload audio and video created or recorded elsewhere onto Panopto in order to share with others. Audio and video can only be uploaded onto […]

Recording Your Lecture in a Classroom

Posted August 5, 2021
A green hexagonal ribbon with the words "Panopto" under it.

With Panopto, Bryn Mawr College’s lecture capture software, you can record lectures and talks and share the recordings with students or others. Panopto is able to capture audio and video of a person lecturing while also creating a screencast of what is projected on your computer screen. Recordings can be automatically uploaded to Panopto’s servers […]

Making Accessible Scans

Posted August 3, 2021
 example of a picture of text getting reconized as text

The Canon copiers at Bryn Mawr College automatically apply English-language Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to new scans and other campus tools can successful OCR documents in other languages. However, OCR only works if the scans are of decent quality. This article explains how to create scans that can be successfully converted by OCR software. What […]

Recording Your Lecture: Outside The Classroom Or Off-Campus

Posted August 3, 2021
A green hexagonal ribbon with the words "Panopto" under it.

With Panopto, Bryn Mawr College’s lecture capture software, you can record lectures and talks and share the recordings with students or others. Panopto is able to capture audio and video of a person lecturing while also creating a screencast of what is projected on your computer screen. Recordings can be automatically uploaded to Panopto’s servers and shared […]

Using Panopto: A Student Guide to Uploading and Recording Videos

Posted August 3, 2021
A green hexagonal ribbon with the words "Panopto" under it.

Panopto, Bryn Mawr’s lecture capture system, is available to Bryn Mawr College students and to Haverford students registered for Bryn Mawr courses. You can use Panopto to: View pre-recorded, narrated lectures and foster discussions around them. Record or upload a narrated presentation as a course assignment. To access the software, students can use Bryn Mawr’s […]

Adobe Creative Cloud: College Computers

Posted July 15, 2021

The following article applies to College-provided computers. For personal devices, see Adobe Creative Cloud: Personal Devices. Before you start, you will need access to the following: Bryn Mawr College community members: a College account Haverford & Swarthmore community members: a free Adobe ID Table of Contents: Public/Lab Computers Faculty & Staff Computers Questions?   Public/Lab Computers […]

Adobe Creative Cloud: Personal Devices

Posted July 15, 2021

The following article applies to Faculty & Staff personal devices. For College computers, see Adobe Creative Cloud: College Computers. Before you start, you will need the following: a Faculty & Staff Bryn Mawr College account a laptop or desktop computer with internet access Table of Contents: What is Creative Cloud? Installing Adobe CC Software Updating Adobe […]

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