SwatFiles Upgrade on July 31, 2010

ITS completed an upgrade to the web version of Swatfiles on Saturday, July 31st. The new version is available at http://swatfiles.swarthmore.edu and the dashboard. Existing browser bookmarks to Swatfiles continue to work without change, as does Swatfiles Drive software for those people who use that software. The new version offers several improvements, including: a better bookmarking tool on the Swatfiles menu bar thumbnail views of image files and quick previews of other documents A new “More Actions” button with convenient features like the ability to download whole folders as zip files. improved document searching easier file/folder locking and unlocking. Bookmarks … Continue reading SwatFiles Upgrade on July 31, 2010


Swarthmore ITS is pleased to announce the launch of SwatFiles, a secure web-based file storage system for faculty, staff, and students. Available at swatfiles.swarthmore.edu, SwatFiles allows users to access their files from any computer with an Internet connection and share files with anyone with an e-mail address. Features include: A personal folder for all faculty, staff, and students: 4GB of storage for faculty and staff, 1GB for students A public folder for sharing information with others or publishing web pages Department and committee folders can be created by contacting the Help Desk Automatic e-mail notifications when sharing files To start … Continue reading SwatFiles

Summer job opportunity: Student Web Intern

The ITS Web Projects Team is looking for a student intern to help with website development this summer. This is an opportunity to work in a collaborative team environment and learn marketable job skills. You will receive training in Ingeniux, the College’s content management system, and other web-related software such as Dreamweaver and Photoshop as needed. Work hours and schedule are negotiable. Ideally, you will be able to continue working with us next academic year as well. The Work Your work and projects will be assigned based on your skills and interests and may include: assist with developing new websites: … Continue reading Summer job opportunity: Student Web Intern

New Human Resources Website

The Human Resources Department has launched a new website. The new site includes information on employment, benefits, payroll, the Employee Handbook, and convenient links to benefit providers and forms. The website was created in Ingeniux, the College’s web content management system. Please send any suggestions or feedback about the new HR website to humanresources@swarthmore.edu. If you would like to add your department’s website to our project schedule, please contact Kelly Mueller, kmuelle1@swarthmore.edu. Continue reading New Human Resources Website

Department Website Launches

A few departmental websites have launched in recent weeks. Please explore and share your feedback with the departments or the web team. Asian Studies Economics Equal Opportunity Office Institutional Research (this project was led by the News & Information office) Psychology If you would like to add your department’s site to the project schedule for the Spring semester, please get in touch with Kelly Mueller (kmuelle1, x8647). Continue reading Department Website Launches

Update on the Campus Calendar

In September 2007, Communications and ITS launched a new Campus Calendar to serve as a central web site for campus event publicity. The success of this initiative has depended on the participation of the entire community. How are we doing? Very well. Since launch, page views of the calendar have climbed steadily and substantially month to month: Sept 2007: 40,547 (page views) Oct 2007: 66,911 Nov 2007: 103,345 Over 800 events have been advertised since launch including performances, lectures, athletic meets, advising periods, worship meetings, student group meetings, exhibits. We’re a busy campus. As use of the calendar grows, we’re … Continue reading Update on the Campus Calendar