This tutorial is for teachers. This tutorial will show you how to share a locked eBook PDF File to your Google Classroom, then set temporary access. The way books are set up right now, they originate from a Generic Viking account, then it is restricted access to everyone but the teachers or tech. Teachers should add the eBook to their Drive by: "Creating a Shortcut"
1. Step 1 - Google Classroom
1.1. Google Classroom: Create Material
1.2. Name and Press: Add
1.2.1. Add from Google Drive
1.3. Select Textbook in Recent
If the textbook does not appear under recents, search for it using the Search Bar
1.4. (Optional) Select Multiple Google Classrooms
This way, you can add it to multiple Google Classrooms that need the textbook.
1.5. (Optional) Select Topic
1.6. Post on Google Classroom
2. Step 2 - Set Temporary Access on Google Drive
Once the material is added to the Google Classroom, follow these steps to have access to the document Expire.
2.1. Navigate to File in Google Drive
2.2. Right Click >> Share
2.3. Look for Google Classroom Groups
2.4. Click on Viewer, then Give Temporary Access
2.5. Click on Date, Set an Expiration Date
2.5.1. Repeat for other Google Classroom Viewer Groups, then Save
You cannot set expiration dates for Teacher groups.
3. Removing Access
When the semester or year is over, you have to manually delete the completed Google Classrooms in order to make it easier down the line.