G Suite + TexQuest =

A match made in research heaven

Richelle O’Neil, engage2learn

@richellereads

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updated 9.24.17

A friendly reminder to always use

TexQuest digital resources Google!

Save content to

Google Drive

Export citations to EasyBib

Post content to

Google Classroom

Most Gale databases now offer seamless integration

...you can now link most Gale databases with your Drive with just one click...

...and, post Gale articles directly to your Classroom!

Once you sign in to your Google account...

Even our youngest learners can get in on the fun!

Once you sign in, that’s when the magic happens

...your name is now displayed at the top of the page...

...and, you can download articles directly to your Drive!

Once you sign in to Gale with your Google account...

Download any article right to your Drive!

First: Click “Download”

Second: Select “Save to Google Drive” and click “Download”

How easy was that?!

Success!

Click “Ok” and open your Drive in a new tab

Look for a folder named after the database

A folder has been created automatically! This folder will hold all saved articles from that particular database.

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer now connects to Google Drive, too!

Save articles to Drive or post to Classroom...

Once you sign in, that’s when the magic happens

...your name is now displayed at the top of the page...

...and, you can download articles directly to your Drive or Classroom!

Once you link your Google account...

Download any article right to your Drive!

First: Click “Save to Google Drive”

Second: Click “OK” to continue searching for articles or visit your Drive to view the article you just saved

Look for a folder named after the database

A folder has been created automatically! This folder will hold all saved articles from that particular database.

Once you open the article inside the folder...

The article is saved as a Doc with it’s title.

You can also move the article to another folder. Just click the gray folder and choose the one you want.

Use Docs “Comment” feature for notes

Because the article is saved as a Doc, you can use the “Comment” feature to highlight and add notes.

Just select the text you want to highlight, right-click, and select “Comment.”

Don’t forget to grab the citation on the last page

Already MLA-formatted. Ready to be copied to a Works Cited page!

This feature is only available on articles from the Gale databases.

A nifty trick that works with most Gale databases!

Highlights and Notes: Select text you want to highlight. Choose your color and add notes.

After you save the article to your Drive, any highlights you made or notes you took are saved at the end of the article!

No ? No problem!

If you are already signed in to your Google account...

...use the Print function to save a PDF to your Drive!

No ? No problem!

If you are already signed in to your Google account...

...use the Print function to save a PDF to your Drive!

After you click Print...

First: Click “Change…”

Second: Select “Save to Google Drive”

Save that article directly to your Drive in 4 steps!

Third: Make sure your “Destination” is set to “Save to Google Drive”

Fourth: Click “Save”

Save Britannica and Adam Matthew articles to Drive

Click “Print,” change the destination to Google Drive, and click save!

Save TeachingBooks.net materials to Drive

Click “Print,” change the destination to Google Drive, and click save!

Don’t want your article as a PDF?

You can convert most PDFs to a Google Doc! Check it out!

Shout out to Ann Vyoral at Region 20 for the instructions!

Remember! The print/save to Drive feature only works with

Teachers can post to Google Classroom in just a few clicks

Teachers can post to Google Classroom in just a few clicks

Super awesome mega teacher bonus!

Science in Context has over 100 experiment activities that teachers can download to their Drive or post to their Classroom!

Select “Experiments” and click “Search” to see every experiment activity in the database. Or, add a keyword to narrow your search.

Because the experiments are saved as an editable Google Doc, teachers can edit the activity to only include items they have readily available. All of the illustrations and vocab lists are also included in the doc!

Teachers this feature!

Gale EasyBib Drive = Works Cited perfection

First: Select “Citation Tools”

Second: Click “EasyBib” under “Export”

EBSCO eBooks EasyBib Drive =

Works Cited perfection

First: Select “Cite”

Second: Select “Export to Bibliographic Management Software”

Third: Select “Direct Export to EasyBib” and click “Save”

SIRS Discoverer EasyBib Drive =

Works Cited perfection

Select “Export to EasyBib”

TexQuest EasyBib Drive =

Works Cited perfection

Next: Open EasyBib in a new tab and navigate to your saved Bibliography

Then: Click “Export” and select “Save to Google Docs

TexQuest EasyBib Drive =

Works Cited perfection

Success! Click “Go to Google Docs” and view your expertly formatted Works Cited page!

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Richelle O’Neil

coach | trainer | facilitator at engage2learn

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