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Learning activity

TitleBox: an introduction to file storage
CategoryDigital Skills
OverviewVirtual and in-person sessions are available for this course. Please check when booking. Virtual sessions will be delivered via Zoom. Please make sure you install Zoom prior to the training session. Visit the Zoom web page for instructions: PREPARATION FOR THE TRAINING The Zoom link is: This training is delivered using Box. Essex members can find instructions for downloading the software for free at: Participants wanting to follow along should make sure they have the software installed before the training starts including the BOX TOOLS and BOX DRIVE plugins for your personal device from the Box website: OUTLINE Get an overview of how Box works to securely manage, share and access your documents, images and other content from anywhere. This session will cover logging in using your Essex credentials; navigating around Box; working with files and folders; how to share and/or collaborate with others; using Box drive and Box tools. For those submitting CADENZA applications/PGCHEP portfolios, these sessions map to the following: UKPSF areas of activities: K4 JISC framework: 1, 4 If spaces are available, please click on the white space below. ONLY add yourself to the waiting list if the date/s are not convenient.
Learning outcomes
  • Learn where you can get help, advice and further learning
  • Understand why you should use Box to store and manage your documents and other files
  • Discover what tools and features are available in Box, where to find them and how to apply
Book Event 1
PresenterKatherine Trafford
LocationITbox1 Zoom link:
Date and time14:00 to 15:00 Wednesday 10 July 2024
Available places25
Booking instructions
University of Essex employeeUse the link provided above to book your place via HR Organiser.
Partner institutionPlease discuss with your point of contact at your Partner Institution in the first instance.
Student Union contractors; PhD studentsPlease contact the Organisational Development team.