How-to

One Drive

Microsoft One Drive is a cloud based storage site where users can save and share documents and other media for easy access from anywhere. Many World Book products offer the option to save World Book content directly to One Drive, all you need is a Microsoft 365 account.


Save to One Drive

Anyone with a Microsoft 365 account can save content from within World Book directly to their One Drive. This is a great tool for collaboration!

  1. In the tools menu, select Save and then choose One Drive.
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  2. If a user is not yet logged in to their Microsoft account, they will be prompted to log in.
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  3. Enter your email and password, then select Sign in.
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  4. If this is the first time saving to One Drive, a user might need to grant access. To do this, select Yes when the following question appears:
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    Note: School administrators can allow students to bypass this step, for more information click here.
  5. If they are already logged in, they will receive a confirmation message that the content has been successfully saved to their drive.
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Access saved content

To access saved content and move it to group folders for collaboration or unit folders for planning, follow the steps below.

  1. Open a web browser where you are signed in to your Microsoft account and navigate to your One Drive application.
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  2. If this is your first time saving from a World Book resource, a new folder with the name of the resource will appear on your drive.
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  3. Open the folder to view the saved article. Note: If this is not your first time saving, the content will continue to be saved to the corresponding product folder.
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  4. Once inside the article, use the top toolbar to share the article with others, move it to another folder for collaboration, and more!
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Save Timelines to One Drive

Users can save Timelines to One Drive from within the Timelines application. This is a perfect tool to turn in timelines you have created for class, or to compile resources for research and collaboration.

  1. From Timelines, open an existing or newly created timeline.
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  2. In the top right corner, select Share.
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  3. Choose Save to One Drive.
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  4. If the user is already logged in to their Microsoft 365 account, they will receive a confirmation message that the content has been successfully saved to their drive. If they are not signed in, they will be prompted to log in before this message appears.
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