Try Out Google Docs for File Storage

Are you always misplacing your USB drive? Looking for an easy way to collaborate on documents for group work? Google Docs is a convenient way to store and edit presentations, documents and spreadsheets.  Because items are created completely online, they can be accessed and edited from any computer or workstation with an internet connection. You can then download these documents as common file formats such as Word. Another interesting feature is that more than one person can edit a document at the same time and view the changes being made in real time.

This is especially handy considering the amount of lost flash drives and USB devices that are turned into the Circulation desk each semester.  It is also convenient as files saved to My Documents on any campus workstation are deleted after 48 hrs.

Best of all, an account is free! As a UWW campus community member all you need is your Net-ID and password to begin:

If you want to know more, check out these video tutorials created by iCIT:

Here is iCIT’s blog entry about Google Docs:

If you have any questions, please feel free to stop by the Reference or Circulation desks!

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One Response to Try Out Google Docs for File Storage

  1. Deronica says:

    The last two links on this page didn’t work for me by clicking on them. I had to copy and paste them.

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