Add files to Brightspace using the Google Drive File Picker

Use the Google Drive File Picker to add files to Brightspace. The Google Drive File Picker can be used with the following Brightspace tools:

  • Content

  • Discussions

  • Assignments

  • Email

  • Announcements


To add Google Drive files

  1. Navigate to Content.

  2. Click Upload / Create and select Upload Files.

  3. On the Add a File dialog, click Google Drive.

    Figure: The Add a File dialog.

    Figure: The Add a File dialog.

  4. If you are not signed in to Google Drive, sign in to your Google account.

    Important: You must link your Google Workspace account to your organization account to see Google Drive as an option in the Add a File dialog. Access to these features is dependent on the role and permissions assigned to you by your system administrator.

  5. Use the File Picker to select a file; or enter a search term into the Search field to explore all Google Drive folders for a file.

    Note: You can select multiple files or a range of files. You can also set permissions for all files selected and are notified to adjust permissions if they are not already granted.

    Figure: Selecting files from Google Drive using the File Picker.

    Figure: Selecting files from Google Drive using the File Picker.

    Figure: Permissions can be set for all files selected.

    Figure: Permissions can be set for all files selected.

     

  6. Click Add to upload the file.

You have now added a file to your course using the Google Drive File Picker.