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Updated Google Apps for Libraries

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Google Apps for Libraries are a great service, especially for resource thin libraries. This presentation overviews the apps and uses for libraries.

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Updated Google Apps for Libraries

  1. 1. Google Apps for Libraries Jezmynne Dene, MLIS Portneuf District Library Chubbuck, Idaho jezmynne.dene@portneuflibrary.org
  2. 2. What is Google Apps? A hosted solution for email, calendaring, chat, document creating and sharing, web forms, and moreJezmynne Dene, MLISPortneuf District Libraryjezmynne.dene@portneuflibrary.org
  3. 3. What do you need? Purchase a domain Do it yourself or call an authorized reseller Also available is a business option for purchase
  4. 4. How do you implement?
  5. 5. Google Mail Web based Has features similar to robust mail clients Very mobile friendly interface Will use Gmail or MS Exchange’s protocols to sync to smart phones
  6. 6. Google Calendar Shared calendaring for your organization Publically viewable
  7. 7. Google Chat Chat client or through your web browser Each user account has chat enabled Works on mobile phones
  8. 8. Google Drive Formerly Google Docs Works like MS Word or Open Office Shared documents and document editing and creating
  9. 9. Google Spreadsheets Works just like MS Excel or Open Office Shared spreadsheet allows multiple users at once to edit and view
  10. 10. Google Forms Create online forms for information gathering Post forms to websites or email links
  11. 11. Training Google offers training  Videos, quick start guides, and more Web forums and how-tos for administrators One on one testing
  12. 12. Training that worked for us Face to face, one on one One exercise per tool Make it fun Find mentors among the staff
  13. 13. Thank You! Jezmynne Dene, MLIS Portneuf District Library Chubbuck, Idaho 83202 208-237-2192 jezmynne.dene@portneuflibrary.org

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