✨Intro to Google Docs, Slides, Drive, Mail, & Search

Do your students need to use Google Docs, Slides, Drive, or Mail to succeed in your program? The Library is running hands-on Zoom sessions to introduce students to basic features. Students will have lots of time to practice and ask questions during the sessions and if they need more time to practice, we can arrange additional sessions.



  • Google Docs, 5:30-7:00 pm, Tu 5/25 & Th 6/3
    • Format your paper (page numbers, margins, spacing), add images and web links.
    • Share documents with other students, insert comments, and view revisions.
    • Download and then upload to Laulima.
  • Google Slides, 5:30-7:00 pm, Th 5/27 & Tu 6/8
    • Use templates, themes, font.
    • Add images, animations, videos, transitions, and animations.
    • Collaborate/share, present, print, and publish to the web.
  • Google Drive & Gmail: 5:30-7:00 pm, Tu 6/1 & Th 6/10
    • Manage files and folders, shared settings.
    • Find documents in your drive, shared drive, and Gmail.
    • Check your account activity to see if anyone has hacked your Gmail.
    • Gmail etiquette if you want to get a response from your professor.
    • Undo send, organize messages, and add attachments.
  • Google Search: 5:30-6:00 pm, Tu 6/15 & Th 6/17
  • APA: 9:00-10:00 am, Tu 6/24
    • When to paraphrase and when to quote.
    • How to avoid under-citing or over-citing.
    • 4 quick steps to generate your References list.

Please forward this to your students. If any student is unable to make it to these times, please ask them to contact joy.oehlers@hawaii.edu to arrange a suitable time.

Sessions may be recorded and posted on http://guides.library.kapiolani.hawaii.edu/sos