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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 »

Going Paperless at IU: an Overview

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. Reducing paper consumption Everyone at IU needs to know about how to reduce paper consumption.Paperless systems take up minimal space, they save energy and landfill space. Using digital documents allows easy collaboration with… Read more »

Real-time Collaborative Editing in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  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. When multiple individuals provide their separate contributions to a single document, this is termed as collaborative editing. Having the ability to allow more than one person to update the same… Read more »

Pros & Cons of Using Different Types of Cloud Storage at IU

This is the first in a series of articles that will appear over the next few months as part of the Go Paperless initiative at Indiana University. There are many different cloud storage solutions on the market today. Some of them are officially supported by Indiana University. A cloud service is usually a storage and/or… Read more »