2017 AILDI NW Drive, Sites, Fusion Tables

Getting Started

You will need to use either Google Chrome or Firefox as your browser for these sessions

Google Drive

Google Drive is both an "online hard drive" for storing and sharing files, and a set of apps that you can use to create documents, spreadsheets, presentations, maps, websites, and more

Google Sites

Google Sites are a free and easy way to create a website either for internal (private) project management or external (public) dissemination of information
You can create a Google Site by going to your Google Drive and clicking New>More>Google Sites

Google Fusion Tables

Google Fusion Tables are a database program that allows you to create maps from a spreadsheet of information
You can create a Fusion Table by going to your Google Drive and clicking New>More>Fusion Tables (you may have to add the app to your Drive first)

Google Drive for project management

Google Sites to organize and disseminate your project

Google Fusion Tables for database management and visualization (maps and charts)

  • An online Database with advanced visualization tools
  • Location data can be addresses, GPS coordinates, or KML
  • Filter and summarize across hundreds of thousands of rows 
  • Create charts, maps, network graphs or custom layout
  • Embed in website or share it in Google Drive
  • Combine multiple tables
  • Make a map in minutes
  • Host data online - control sharing permissions for collaboration