Producing Word documents and GoogleDocs
Microsoft Word and GoogleDocs include a lot of features to make document creation and formatting a lot easier. The following connects you to key resources and training materials.
All enrolled University of Auckland students can download Office 365 which includes Microsoft (MS) Word. MS provides a range of helpful MS Word templates and training materials. Some common functions are listed below.
- Create documents and apply basic edits
- Add and edit headers and footers
- Add page numbers
- Apply document styles
- Create a table of contents
- Create a table
- Check spelling and grammar
- Check word count
Lynda.com provides comprehensive MS Word training at cost. However, you might be able to access this free through a public library membership so do check with your local public library.
GoogleDocs is an online word processing programme that is free to access with a Google (or Gmail) account. You automatically have a Gmail account as a University of Auckland student. Access your student Gmail details to use GoogleDocs.
GoogleDocs doesn’t have the same level of functionality as MS Word, but it will meet your basic word processing needs. Google provides a range of helpful GoogleDoc templates and training materials. Some common functions are listed below.