Google Drive for Genealogists

Google Drive for Genealogists

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: Participants will learn how to use Google Drive to their advantage when performing genealogy research or pursuing other genealogy-related activities.

Description: Learn how to use Google Drive – a free cloud computing application complete with spreadsheets, word processing and more – to your advantage while performing genealogy research.  We’ll cover how to create new documents, import documents from your hard drive, and how to use the basic functions of each component.

Audience Level: Beginner

Requirements: Projection for laptop/netbook computer on large screen; internet connection – wired or wireless (preferred in order to show live interaction using various websites).

Content: 4 page handout


  • What Is Google Docs?
  • Creating A Document
  • Creating A Spreadsheet
  • Creating A Presentation
  • Importing Documents to Google Docs
  • Google Docs General Functions
  • Google Docs Settings
  • Glossary
  • Resource List

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