Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service developed by Google that allows users to store files in the cloud, synchronize files across devices, and share files. In addition to a website, Google Drive offers apps with offline capabilities for Windows and macOS computers, and Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.
Google Drive encompasses Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, which are parts of the office suite that permits collaborative editing of documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, forms, and more. Files created and edited through the office suite are saved in Google Drive.
Google Docs is the original term that described the tools that now make up a portion of the Google Drive suite of applications. Drive is a place to store your files and Docs refers to the applications that make up the suite of tools found within Google Drive to share, edit and even comment on documents on the go.
Documents are stored in the cloud and can be accessible in a link to multiple participants. Set the permissions of your files to allow access to view or edit your documents. Information can be stored in color-coded folders and subfolders. Even upload documents to add to folders. Drive lets you store multiple documents and can work as an electronic file cabinet for multiple users. No need for paper files, just add the files to your Google Drive to keep your work organized and accessible.
Google Drive Help – Help with basic Google Drive functions.
G-Suite Learning Center – Information from basics to more advanced tips
How to Organize Your Google Drive Like a Pro – Useful tips for making the most of Google Drive.