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University of Newcastle Library Guides

Digital capabilities: Create documents and presentations

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

Documents and spreadsheets

Click for information for students on how to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint through Office 365, and downloading a free version of the software.

For official Microsoft tutorials on how to use Office 365 tools, click on the relevant link below:

Using Word to create and edit documents.

Using Excel to create spreadsheets and charts.

Using PowerPoint to create presentations.

Managing documents and other creations


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


Staff can store files and find information in Microsoft Teams.  Click on the link for content by IT Services.

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

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