OneNote 2016

Microsoft OneNote is a computer program for free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration. It gathers users' notes (handwritten or typed), drawings, screen clippings and audio commentaries. Notes can be shared with other OneNote users over the Internet or a network.

The skills acquired by working through this publication will enable you to effectively use Microsoft OneNote 2016 to research, capture, organise and share information.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this course you should be able to:


  • Start OneNote and open and navigate notebooks

  • Create a new simple notebook

  • Work with sections and pages in a notebook

  • Add various forms of content to a notebook

  • Gain an understanding of working with linked notes

  • Create and use Quick Notes

  • Apply formatting to note text

  • Work with note containers

  • Create and work with an outline

  • Work with tables

  • Use the drawing tools to create basic drawings

  • Create and work with tags

  • Search in notebooks

  • Create and work with a custom template

  • Apply page formatting

  • Print and export notebooks

  • Work with the security features in OneNote

  • Share and work on shared notebooks

  • Work with the Outlook integration features in OneNote