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University of Newcastle Library Guides

Digital capabilities: Communicate, collaborate and store

A guide to help you with basic and more advanced digital skills for university learning


Click the link for official video tutorials on how to use Office 365 applications to communicate and collaborate.



Staff and Students


Zoom is a collaborative tool like Skype.  You can hold meetings or one-on-one conversations using your own device.  

For support to use Zoom for meetings, study groups, or just a chat, click on the relevant link below: 



Partners or external users

Storing files and information


Use OneDrive to store your files and information safely in the Cloud.  Click for information and instructions on using OneDrive.

Share files and work on the same document at the same time! Click for information on how to do this in Microsoft Teams.



Microsoft Teams is where staff can store files and find information.  Click on the link for content by IT Services.

Click for information and help with using SharePoint to share news and files.


Staff and HDR Students

Find further information for staff and HDR students on what tools to use, and when.

Studying at home

Watch this video for tips on studying from home: