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Google Drive

Last updated on Aug 04, 2022

With Google Drive, you can create and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online, and collaborate with others on group projects. Students, instructors, and staff can create documents using these tools, then communicate and collaborate with each other in real time right inside a web browser window.

Learn more about Google Drive on this Google support page.

You can also learn more about some of the things you can do with Google Drive below.

Share Large Files


Google Docs

  • Create new documents or upload and convert Word documents, OpenOffice, RTF, HTML and text files
  • Invite others by email to edit or view your documents.
  • Edit documents online synchronously or asynchronously with others.
  • View revision history and roll back to any version.
  • Download documents to your desktop as Word, OpenOffice, RTF, PDF, or HTML.
  • Email your documents as attachments.

Check out the Google Docs Getting Started Guide.


Google Sheets

  • Create new spreadsheets or upload and convert .xls, .csv, .txt and .ods formatted data.
  • Export .csv and .txt data and Excel, PDF and HTML files.
  • Edit sheets online synchronously or asynchronously with others.
  • Chat in real time with others who are editing your spreadsheet.
  • Embed a spreadsheet in your blog or website.

Check out the Google Sheets Getting Started Guide.


Google Slides

  • Create new presentations, then share and edit presentations with your friends and coworkers.
  • Import and convert presentations in .ppt and .pps format.
  • Download your presentations as a PDF, a PPT, or a TXT file.
  • Insert images and videos, format slides to fit your preferences.
  • Edit slides online synchronously or asynchronously with others.
  • Allow real-time viewing of presentations, online, from separate remote locations.

Check out the Google Slides Getting Started Guide.


Getting to Google Drive

  • - Log in to your Google Workspace for CCA account. Once you are in your Gmail account, find the app switcher icon in the upper-right and find Drive.