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Your Options for Storing and Sharing Documents Online at IU

As a member of the IU community, you have some great options for online document storage, sharing, and collaboration. This post will give you an overview of Box at IU, Google at IU, and Office 356. Visit the IU Knowledge Base (KB) to see a full comparison chart for the three services. Box at IU… Read more »

Google at IU

IU students, faculty, and staff have access to yet another online collaboration tool. It’s Google at IU! You might wonder why you should use Google at IU instead of Box.iu for collaboration and storage. Frankly, it’s a matter of personal preference. You’ll find that both services have their pros and cons, so I suggest experimenting to see… Read more »

Mobile apps to use at IU

The best way (as a rule) to interact with an online service on your smartphone or tablet is to use an app designed specifically for that service. University Information Technology Services (UITS) has some app recommendations to help you get the best experience when accessing IU systems. Here’s the rundown. As of February 2, 2017,… Read more »

20 Apps for Teachers and Students

Tablets are everywhere! And mobile technology is becoming a bigger and bigger thing. Most places on campus are already wired and ready to go, so students can begin using their tables alongside computers. I’ve scoured the internet for some of the top iPad applications that are great for teachers and students! Here are 20 amazing… Read more »

Creating a Survey with Google Drive

This is part of a series of articles that will appear over the next few months as part of the Go Paperless initiative at Indiana University. Google Drive is a service that allows you to create documents (spreadsheets, word processing, slide shows, etc.) in the cloud. I talked about how Google Drive plays into the cloud… Read more »

Cloud spreadsheets — not ready for statistics?

More of our computing lives are shifting to “the cloud” — organizations are seeing some costs savings, users are seeing more convenience, collaboration, and mobility advantages. But the shift may not be for everyone, yet. For instance, folks who are trying to do statistics using cloud-based spreadsheets — Google Docs, Excel Web App, Zoho Sheet… Read more »