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Tech Troubleshooting with Google

In an earlier Tech Tip, Sam reminded us that simply rebooting your computer will often solve many of the technical problems you may experience.  While that works in a lot of cases, sometimes the problem persists even after a reboot.  What then? When the easiest...

Ten Steps to Better Web Research

I found an article Ten Steps to Better Research recently, and it gives a good, basic overview of searching for information. In addition to the useful mindset to have while searching, the site showed me a couple of searching tips I’d never known about before....

Create Spatial Representations Using Google Maps

By Molly Nelson and Mara Dauber. Google Maps is an innovative online mapping tool that allows users to search for driving, public transit, and walking routes between addresses, intersections, and landmarks around the globe. Viewing options include a normal map view...

Create, Manage, and Edit a Google Site

Google Sites allow users to easily create and share websites. At Occidental, Google Sites is a featured “app” in the OxyConnect suite. Students, faculty and staff use Google Sites to create: a personal homepage or professional portfolio an alternative...

Tour Google Docs

Google Drive allows users to collaborate on documents in real time through a familiar interface that is similar to other word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. As a part of the Oxy Connect suite, faculty, staff and students are using google Drive to:...