How do I share a Google Doc with anyone at Bucknell?

When you create a document in Google Drive, the sharing settings default to allowing only you to view and edit the document. (You can see them by hovering your mouse over the “Share” button, as shown in the screenshot below.) If you want to make your document viewable to anyone at Bucknell, though, you can […]

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What is Google Drive File Stream and how do I use it?

Google Drive File Stream and Google Backup and Sync are two desktop apps that will replace the Google Drive app. Drive File Stream is currently being implemented in Bucknell accounts. With Drive File Stream, you can quickly sync and access local files on your hard drive to Google Drive. The following graphic by google summarizes […]

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What are Google Docs & Drive?

Google Docs & Drive are online web applications connected with a student, staff, or faculty member’s Bmail account that allows them to create and store documents, presentations, and spreadsheets.  Both apps can be accessed by selecting the apps menu in the top right corner of one’s Bmail inbox and then clicking the Docs or Drive […]

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Why does Google Forms look different?

You may have noticed that Google Forms looks different. It has now been updated with new designs, features, and functions. Due to the rework, your forms are now more mobile-friendly, and now offer you more customization options – you can now customize it with your own logo or photo, and quickly insert images, GIFs, and videos. It […]

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How do I map a network drive when using the VPN?

After installing the latest version of the VPN software, install the BU Network Drives tool. After installing this tool, there will be an icon on your Desktop named BU Network Drives. Launch the VPN and connect to Bucknell using your Bucknell username and password. Launch BU Network Drives and enter your Bucknell username and password […]

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