U-M Box Updates

U-M Box December and January Summary

2/6/2018

Below is the December and January installment of the U-M Box Monthly Summary:

New Collaboration Training

1/19/2018

Working with U-M Box – ITS_BOXC100

2/2/2018 1:00-3:00; Shapiro 2054; REGISTER

(2 hrs) This hands-on instructor-led session demonstrates how to get the most out of your U-M Box account. Learn about file storage and and sharing. Find out how to set various permission levels depending on collaborators’ roles. Edit files directly from Box and send links for others to view. Bring your laptop if you would like to follow along.

Working With Google Drive – ITS_GOOC102 

2/13/18 1:00-3:00; Shapiro 2054; REGISTER

(2 hrs) Want to learn how to use Google Drive more productively? This instructor-led session will help familiarize you with the main Google Drive applications: Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Participants will learn how to upload and create files, how to set permissions for files, and how to share files.

Working with the New and Improved Google Sites – ITS_GOOC104

3/9/18 2:00-3:00; WOTO – G228; REGISTER

(60 mins) Want to create websites that are easy to use but yet dynamic? This instructor-led session will help you create a basic site(s) using Google Sites. Participants will learn how to create a site by adding pages, images, text, graphics, and embed Google Documents, Sheets, Forms and other apps. This 1 hour instructor-led course is scheduled at least 3 times a year. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of Google products.

U-M Box November Summary

12/6/2017

Below is the November installment of the U-M Box Monthly Summary:

The Collaboration Services Team

Tip: Did you know? You can redirect My Documents folder to automatically be a box sync default folder Location.
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New Features in Box Notes!

11/16/2017

Notes updates are on the way!

Inbox: allows you to immediately see which notes have been edited by someone, including notes that have been shared with you. A blue dot indicates updated notes which are pushed to the top of the list in the left sidebar. Learn more here.

Differences: allows you to easily see what's specifically changed in the note itself with all new updates highlighted in purple. Learn more here.

Presence: enables you to see who's currently in your note or who's recently accessed, whether it was just for a quick review or to add content to your note. Learn more here.

These updates will roll out in late November.

U-M Box September Summary

9/29/2017

Below is the September installment of the U-M Box Monthly Summary:

The Collaboration Services Team

Tip: Did you know? You can eliminate long email chains using comments and tasks.
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