Duo is here and if you’re not yet using Duo to authenticate to your Swarthmore College accounts and systems, then it’s time to get on board! As our CITO, Joel Cooper, said in his email to the faculty and staff a … Continue reading Get Duo, but be prepared!
Google Drive has a new desktop solution for G Suite for Education users like us. A desktop solution means having a direct link to files in your Google Drive from your computer. It relies on internet service (Ethernet or WiFi) … Continue reading Google Drive File Stream
Google is rolling out a new User Interface for Calendar that you will be able to experience here on campus as of November 14th. So what does this mean for your Calendar? It means you are going to get a … Continue reading Google Calendar Gets A New Look!
Although it may seem like the beginning of the 2017-2018 year is a long way off, we’ve already been hard at work planning sessions for the Swarthmore College community. Whether it’s getting acquainted with your new Windows 10 machine (if … Continue reading Back To School Sessions
As we are all now using Google Drive to store and collect content from students and each other, we’d like to bring to your attention a sometimes overlooked inconvenience… If you have asked students to submit content to you by sharing files from their own Google accounts, or by placing them into folders you provide in your personal Google Drive space, then you may be in danger of losing access to that material once the student’s account is removed from the College’s systems after they graduate! You can tell by looking at the “Owner” listing of any files you’re worried … Continue reading Disappearing student work (how to avoid)!
AODocs, which we use here at Swarthmore on top of Google Drive to provide some needed functionality, has been improving their product. Late yesterday they released Version 42 of AODocs, which brings some nice new features for both ITS Systems Administrators and many users. For those that connect directly through the AODocs interface (log into https://www.aodocs.com/, not just using the AODocs Smart Bar in Chrome with Google Drive), you can now prevent viewers of your shared content from downloading, copying or printing your shared files. There are also improvements to the Folder picker interface, allowing you to have more options for … Continue reading AODocs Improvements