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Create Accessible Documents in Microsoft Word

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Microsoft Word is a commonly used application among individuals with a variety of disabilities and is reasonably accessible. The text within Word documents can be read by assistive technologies such as screen readers and Braille devices. Below are the basic steps for implementing important accessibility features. Table of Contents: Use Headings Use Lists Use Purposeful […]

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Making Accessible Scans

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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 […]

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Make Web Reading Easier with Beeline Reader

BeeLine Reader supports reading long blocks of text by adding an eye-guiding color gradient. It can help reduce eye-fatigue, aid with distance learning, and increase reading speed. BeeLine Reader is available as an extension for your browser, for use on your phone, or on other programs like e-readers. BeeLine Reader is available to all Bryn […]

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Recording Your Lecture: Outside The Classroom Or Off-Campus

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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 […]

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Using Panopto: A Student Guide to Uploading and Recording Videos

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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 […]

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College Softphone: Setup & Use

The following article applies to College softphones. For your College deskphone, see College Deskphone: Setup & Use. Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a Bryn Mawr College extension¹ ¹e.g. 610-526-xxxx a laptop/desktop/mobile device with internet access Table of Contents: The Basics MiCollab Setup Enable Your Softphone Customize […]

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College Deskphone: Setup & Use

The following article applies to College deskphones. For your College softphone, see College Softphone: Setup & Use. Table of Contents: The Basics Log In & Voicemail Setup Voicemail: Check Messages Voicemail: Change Greetings Questions?   The Basics Dial 81 to make a call to a number outside the College. (e.g. 81-xxx-xxx-xxxx) Extension = last 4 digits […]

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Conference Calling from Off-Campus

This article has been retired. Please see the Conference Calls section of College Softphone: Setup & Use for the most up-to-date information.   Questions? If you have any additional questions or problems, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk! Phone: 610-526-7440 Email: help@brynmawr.edu Location: Canaday Library 1st Floor

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Conference Calling with MiCollab Softphone

This article has been retired. Please see the Conference Calls section of College Softphone: Setup & Use for the most up-to-date information.   Questions? If you have any additional questions or problems, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk! Phone: 610-526-7440 Email: help@brynmawr.edu Location: Canaday Library 1st Floor

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Phone System: Customizing Your Call Flow (Forwarding, Automated Call Routing)

This article has been retired. Please see the Customize Call Flow & Status section of College Softphone: Setup & Use for the most up-to-date information.   Questions? If you have any additional questions or problems, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk! Phone: 610-526-7440 Email: help@brynmawr.edu Location: Canaday Library 1st Floor

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