Hawk Drive Training

Hawk Drive What's new in version 7.2

What's new in Xythos 7.2 - Provides details on the improvements to the user interface, bookmark management, search features, and more.

Hawk Drive Training

To learn about the most useful features of Hawk Drive, come to a scheduled training session. Hawk Drive: Hands-on will get you started using Hawk Drive quickly and effectively. For session dates and times, see www.infotraining.ku.edu.

Custom training on Hawk Drive is also available for KU departments and groups. Contact the technology trainers at 785-864-0410 or training@ku.edu to learn more about this free service.

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions about the use of Hawk Drive can be found in the KU IT Knowledgebase

Training Videos

Hawk Drive is based on file sharing and storage software called Digital Locker developed specifically for educational institutions by Xythos, a leader in collaboration software. Xythos provides the following training videos.

Uploading content to Xythos - Unlike many document management systems, Xythos gives you the choice of uploading content through a browser or network drives. Find out how easy it is to upload content to Xythos whether you use the Xythos Web View or Microsoft Web Folders.

Tagging content in Xythos - Know your content is in Xythos but don't remember what you did with it? Discover the power of keyword tagging in Xythos to quickly locate content.

Sharing content in Xythos - Do away with email attachments when you share and collaborate through Xythos. Learn how Xythos gives you the power to share and collaborate on content no matter where you are or who you are working with.

The Xythos Wiki - Be part of the social networking revolution with the Xythos Wiki. Learn how to easily capture, organize and share information through the Xythos Wiki. Create web pages to publish content for collaboration and instantly share the results.

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