Don't miss out on these learning opportunities! Bring your laptop and mobile device to one of the Collaboration Drop-in Sessions on campus and get answers to all your collaboration tool questions from the experts. No appointment necessary! See below for dates, times, and locations or download our flyer to advertise the sessions in your area.
May 12: 11am - 3pm - Michigan Union (in front of the ticket office, ground floor)
May 14: 1pm - 3pm - Pierpont Commons (in front of Computer Showcase)
May 19: 2pm to 4pm - Shapiro Library
May 23: 11am to 1pm - Shapiro Library
May 28: 1pm to 3pm - Angell Hall
Do you send emails to groups of faculty, staff, students or alumni? Do you want to know more about what your email options are and how to access each option? We've compiled a list of options to help you make the best choice for your needs. Check out Mass email Options
and find out the best way to get those messages out without clogging your inbox or having your messages marked as spam.
(Add-ons for Sheets is tied to the new Google Sheets, and Google has not yet announced when it will release new Sheets to U-M accounts. We will post more information as it becomes available.)
Add-ons offers you more features when creating documents. Ever wish you had track changes in your Google document, or that you could send customized emails more easily? Add-ons provides those options. Would an automated approval workflow save you time? Add-ons can help. Check out this new feature by clicking the Add-ons tab in your Google Doc. Once an Add-on is installed, it becomes available across all of your Docs, including those already created.
Curious about what Add-ons can offer? Read more about Add-ons on the official Google Drive blog
NOTE: Please keep in mind that Add-ons are created, maintained, and supported by third parties and are not part of the Core Apps. Therefore, they are not protected by our privacy and security agreement with Google.
You now have the option to allow viewers to comment on your Sites page! Click "Allow page viewers to comment" under Manage Site
on the General
tab (this option is turned off by default). Once this option is turned on and saved, viewers will be able to comment.
The March Collaboration Forum event has been canceled. We hope you will be able to join us for our next Collaboration Forum meeting on May 21 at 1pm in Palmer Commons - Great Lakes Central.
The March tool of the month is Google Mail and Calendar revisited. Now that you've been using Google Mail and Calendar on a regular basis, spend a little time looking into the advanced features of these Apps to learn how to really take advantage of all your M+Google account has to offer. For example, do you know what you'll find when you Browse Interesting calendars? Take a look at the Guide to Mail and Calendar Materials on the Web
to find out about that and more. And tune in on Thursday, March 13 at 10 a.m. for the Tool of the Month webinar
to hear Ryan Vis discuss advanced features of Mail and Calendar and answer your questions.