21 May, 2024

Google Apps

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Google Apps are a suite of web-based messaging and collaboration tools. These include Google Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Meet and more. These tools allow for collaboration, sharing, and access to files and tools from any device with an internet connection. Learn more about the available products and services with our online classes. Sign up for a free Google account to follow along. 

Google Suite: Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks 

Use Google tools to stay organized. Learn to create a personalized to-do list and how to use Google Docs for meetings and collaborative work. 


Google Drive: Basics 

Take files with you by setting up a Google Drive account. Learn the basics of file organization and how to access and save files from a variety of devices. 


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Google Docs: Basics 

Learn the basics of Google’s free word processing app using a resume as an example. 

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  • Learn how to use Google Docs from online video tutorials that show how to build documents with rich formatting. Make your documents engaging with the Google Docs Training and Tutorials on Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning). Requires Plano Public Library card 
  • Explore Google Docs Training and Help from the Google Workspace Learning Center 
  • Complete free text-based or video tutorials from GCF Global 

Google Sheets: Basics 

Learn the basics of Google’s free spreadsheet app using a monthly household budget as an example. 

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Google Slides: Basics 

Learn the basics of Google’s free presentation app. 

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