The online course in Digital Literacy offered by HSE University was designed to help the students acquire various competencies that will enable them to safely and effectively use digital technologies and Internet resources in an academic and professional context. The Digital Literacy course is a step-by-step guide covering various topics that will help you find your way around in the digital environment. We did our best to include the most essential insights and skills that can guarantee your success in the world of information technology. And we packed them all into one course. This course highlights some aspects that may seem simple but far from self-evident, like the parameters to keep in mind when looking for a new computer, the right ways to prevent online data theft, the inner workings of the Internet, and the laws that govern online activities. It also covers the basics of handling data and provides essential skills required for working with information sources, customizing table design, and doing simple analytics. You will find this extremely helpful not only for your time spent at the university but also at your future job. To take part in the course, you will need a computer with Internet access and some free memory to install the required software, a Google account, and a pre-installed MS Office package.