Tech Documentation

Captioning

Posted March 30, 2021

Captioning involves converting the audio content of a live event or a recording into text that is displayed and synchronized with visual content, either at the bottom of the screen (closed captions) or in a separate window or display. Captioning enables hearing-impaired viewers to fully experience audiovisual content, can assist all viewers with comprehension, and […]

Library Seat Reservations

Posted September 14, 2020

Reserving a Seat BiCo students, faculty and staff may reserve a socially distanced seat in Canaday or Carpenter library. All library seats require reservations. Reserve a seat at Canaday Reserve a seat at Carpenter Use the Go to Date button to choose the date that you want to come to the library. Click Info next […]

Panopto Capture for Screen Recording

Posted July 23, 2020
Panopto Capture Window

Panopto Capture is a completely browser-based screen capture system that allows users to capture audio, video, and entire screens or application windows. Panopto Capture works well on classroom Mac computers in lieu of the Panopto Recorder App (see Recording Your Lecture: In a Classroom). To create a Panopto Capture video: Visit Bryn Mawr’s online Panopto […]

Panopto: Quizzing

Posted July 21, 2020
Panopto Quiz

Panopto enables video Creators to add quiz questions at any point in a video. (Note that quizzes can only be taken by users who are signed in to Panopto through our Bryn Mawr College account. Learn more about getting a Panopto Account). Adding a quiz in Panopto can be an effective way to engage viewers […]

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 […]

Panopto: Get an Account

Posted July 7, 2020

Bryn Mawr College subscribes to Panopto, an online lecture-capture and video-streaming service that current faculty, staff and students can use to create, edit, and host streaming video for academic and college business purposes. (Community members looking for place to store and stream personal videos should explore alternative platforms such as YouTube.)  When Do I Need a Panopto Account?  You DO NOT need an account to view publicly available Panopto videos. Simply click on the link or hover over an embedded video […]

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 […]

Panopto: Enabling Video Downloads

Posted June 17, 2020
Screen shot adjusting settings at the folder level

By default, Panopto is set up to work like YouTube: when you give people Viewer access  videos or share viewing links with them, they will be able to stream the videos (that is, watch in a web browser while connected to the Internet), but NOT download them. Streaming is very Internet-intensive. Allowing viewers to download […]

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 […]

Security and Zoom

Posted April 6, 2020

As the most popular web-conferencing solution on the market (some industry analyses estimate it has almost double the market share of competitors like Go To Meeting), Zoom has become a target for online trolling attacks. Zoom is also facing several investigations and lawsuits about the transparency and security of its practices for sharing data with […]

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