Microsoft® OneNote®

What is Microsoft® OneNote®?

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Office OneNote is a digital notebook that provides people one place to gather their notes and information, powerful search to find what they are looking for quickly, and easy-to-use shared notebooks so that they can manage information overload and work together more effectively.

Unlike paper-based systems, word processing programs, e-mail systems, or other productivity programs, Office OneNote delivers the flexibility to gather and organize text, pictures, digital handwriting, audio and video recordings, and more — all in one digital notebook on your computer. Office OneNote can help you become more productive by keeping the information you need at your fingertips and reducing time spent searching for information across e-mail messages, paper notebooks, file folders, and printouts.

Office OneNote is an integrated part of the Microsoft Office system that makes it easy to gather, organize, find, and share your notes and information more efficiently and effectively. Powerful search capabilities can help you locate information from text within pictures or from spoken words in audio and video recordings.

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Is there a cost associated with Microsoft® OneNote®?

No.  Clemson University has a campus wide license for Microsoft Office. 

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Can I download Microsoft® OneNote®? 

Students and Faculty can download either Microsoft® Office® from the CCIT Software Installer website.

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How do I use Microsoft® OneNote®?

Clemson University has a campus wide license for the SkillPort Learning Resources. Training for Microsoft® OneNote® 2007 and Microsoft® OneNote® 2010 is available in SkillPort. Use the keyword OneNote in the Search in SkillPort to find available resources.

Microsoft has several resources available on their website to help you learn how to use Microsoft® OneNote®.  There are additional resources available on the web as well. We have linked some resources that we believe will help you in learning Microsoft® OneNote® below.

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Frequently Asked Questions for Microsoft® OneNote®

Is OneNote available for Macs?  No.  But the OneNote web app is available for Macs.

Review the Support for Microsoft® OneNote® to assist you in finding answers to some of your most frequently asked questions.  You can also review the Microsoft® OneNote® community for frequently asked questions.

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Do we offer Instructor-Led training for Microsoft® OneNote®?

Yes. CCIT currently offers instructor-led training for faculty, staff and students. Please view our training calendar to register for these available classes. Click the links below to download the class handouts.  Email ITHELP@clemson.edu for one-on-one training.

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System Requirements

Review the Microsoft® OneNote® System Requirements.

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Additional Resources

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Research & Articles

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Microsoft Office and Microsoft OneNote are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.