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Changing a Zimbra Display Name

To change your name as it appears in Zimbra, navigate to the Preferences tab at the top of the window above your Inbox. In the panel that appears on the left (or along the top if you are viewing Zimbra in HTML mode), select Accounts. In the main part of the window, you will see [...]

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Using Remote Desktop Off Campus

In September 2014, we introduced a Remote Desktop Gateway server designed to secure RDP connections from off campus . If you use Microsoft Remote Desktop (on Windows or OS X) to connect to desktops, servers, or Financial Edge from off campus locations, you will need to use these instructions to connect successfully.

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Microsoft Online Learning: Choosing and Navigating a Course

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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Microsoft Online Learning: Accessing the Moodle Course

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. Open up the Internet Explorer web browser 2. Navigate to the Bryn Mawr Moodle home – http://moodle.brynmawr.edu 3. Log into Moodle 4. [...]

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Microsoft Online Learning: Downloading and Unzipping Practice Files

Many of the MS Online Learning courses contain a lab component, requiring users to download and utilize practice files to accomplish outlined tasks directly in the application. Instructions for downloading and extracting the practice files are below. The instructions below are for college-issued Windows 7 PCs using Microsoft Internet Explorer. Some features may not function [...]

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Managing Your Internet Browser’s Tabs

Tab Organization One way of keeping your tabs organized is to open multiple browser windows to delineate the different tasks. One window could be used for email and communications, another for research, and even one for checking the weather and seeing what events are going on around campus. Another option would be to drag your [...]

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Mapping your Network Drives

Mapping your network drives is a very useful way to access the network drives and shared folders on the Bryn Mawr server on your own personal computer, whether on campus or off campus.  Here is everything you need to know to map your drives for both Windows and Mac. Click to view the step-by-step instructions [...]

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Replacing the Network Share Dock Icon(s) on your College Mac

The location of your network file shares  will change as of July 14, 2014. This document will show you how to remove the existing dock icon  that allows you to map to adminfile.brynmawr.edu or acadfile.brynmawr.edu and replace it with the new icon pointing to the new Storage location (storage.brynmawr.edu) which will house both Academic and [...]

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Drupal: Spotlights

Spotlights are profiles of people (students, alumnae/i or faculty) or topics. They appear in list views in the About section, as well as in various locations throughout the site– usually in the right sidebar. Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Spotlight Spotlight Text: Section:  Spotlights are all housed in the About section. Category: Enter a specific category [...]

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Drupal: Financial Aid content

Financial Aid content is constructed using two content types: Aid (for types of financial aid) and Policy (for policies regarding financial aid), which are embedded in landing pages for the appropriate audiences. Aid Adding: Go to Content->Add Content->Aid Complete the required fields. Be sure your title is specific enough to find it in the list [...]

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