Upload a Document

You can upload documents from Google Drive™ or Microsoft® OneDrive, and add them to your collection.

From the Collections homepage, under the Private tab, do one of the following:

  • If you are creating a collection, click Add icon..
  • If you want to add a document to an existing collection, open that collection, and then click Add icon. in the bottom-right corner of the collection.


  • You have to set up your own Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive account to upload items to your collection. The first time you upload an item, you will get an authentication message from Google or Microsoft.
  • Collections does not set the sharing options for Google or OneDrive documents. You must set your document's sharing permissions in the appropriate platform before you upload it.

To upload a Google Drive document:

  1. Select Upload > Google Drive. Your Google Drive picker appears.
  1. Select the file you want to upload, and then click Select.

    Google Drive picker with option to select a file.

    Note: If you want to select a file from one of your folders, click the Google Drive tab. You cannot create Google Drive folders in Collections – they have to already exist.

    Google Drive picker that lets you select a file from your Google Drive.

    The Title and Type automatically appear in the fields.

    Note: These fields are editable.

    Upload tab with options for title, type, description and tags.

  1. Enter a Description and Tags for the item, if desired.


    • Adding tags to an item lets you filter your search results for a specific resource. For example, add the tag planet to find this document when you search for items related to planet.
    • Clicking a tag in an item automatically searches Destiny Discover for other resources on that topic.
    • If you have the appropriate instructor permissions, slide the Appropriate for All Users toggle to "For Instructor Use Only" to hide this resource from student view.
  2. Click Add. The item appears in your collection.

To upload a OneDrive document:

  1. Select Upload > OneDrive. Your OneDrive picker appears.
  1. Select the file you want to upload, and then click Open.

    Microsoft OneDrive picker that lets you select a document to upload.

  2. Follow steps 3–4 in the "To upload a Google Drive document" section.