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When should I use Google Docs instead of Dropbox?

At our Tuesday session at the 2011 International SIM Conference (thank you again to everyone who joined us!) we had a good conversation about when to use a file sharing tool like Dropbox versus when to use a web-based editing … Read

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Turn Google Docs into a virtual drop box with GoDropBox

A new add-on to Google Docs called GoDropBox (no relation to Dropbox) lets you use your Google Docs account to collect files from others, via a simple web upload form. Watch the video below to see it in action. GoDropBox … Read

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How to use iPads, Pages, and Google Docs together

Looking for a way to streamline classroom submissions from iPads? Nathan Sandberg has a very clever solution that has kids submit their work as PDF files to Google Docs, using Apple’s Pages word processing app. It may look a little … Read

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Share your LiveScribe Pencasts over E-mail, Facebook, and Google Docs

Fans of LiveScribe’s series of “smartpens” will want to check out this new feature: You can now share your creations directly with others, even if they don’t have a smartpen or the LiveScribe Desktop software themselves. The new feature, dubbed … Read

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How do I create folders in Google Docs?

I’ve been using Google Docs more frequently to collaborate with multiple groups and projects. Google Docs is a free, convenient way to store and share documents with multiple people. My biggest complaint, as well as many other users’, was the … Read

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Why we use Dropbox instead of Google Docs

On Tuesday we presented a CRL Learns session called The Productive Researcher’s Technology Toolbox. If you were able to join us online or in person, thanks! I’m hopeful that the video will be up shortly. You can get Amber’s slides … Read

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Create a presentation with Google Docs

In the video below, three guys partnered up to create what they call “the most awesome 450 page presentation ever.”  The fact that it took them three days to create the presentation using only Google Docs is also pretty awesome.  … Read

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How do I edit my Google Docs on the go?

Yesterday, Google announced a new update to Google Docs that allows users to edit documents and spreadsheets using the Internet on a mobile device.  Google Docs is a great way to store and share documents online as well as collaborate … Read

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Google Apps for Education

Google Apps (Gmail, Docs, Sites, Video, Groups, etc.) are available for anyone to use, for free.  A few months ago the Department of Education in Oregon acted as the first state to switch all communication and collaboration tools to Google … Read

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Blog content survey: The results

So last week I asked you to share some ideas with us regarding the content published on this blog, specifically my Wednesday posts. We had 24 participants provide us with some great insight.  We definitely have a diversified group when … Read

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