This article will provide an introduction and useful links on setting up the Google+ tool that comes with a University of Portsmouth Google Apps for Education account.
Some people will think of Google+ as a social networking tool, similar to Facebook or Twitter and some may be resistant to using what is seen as a 'social' tool at work. As it comes with a University of Portsmouth Google Apps account, the potential for professional use of Google+ is being increasingly explored. You can share links, videos, pictures and other content with people who share your interests. Examples of UOP communities are:
Google+ does this by:
In summary, you follow a collection and join a community.
The Google+ Help Centre will be very useful.
UoP Google+ is part of your University Google Apps for Education account and so when creating content don't forget your responsibilities under the following: