Page 2 of 14PREVNEXT

SharePoint document libraries I: Introduction to sharing files

Hands reaching for shared file

Ready to share files?

Sharing files with others is essential to getting things done nowadays. Got a new Microsoft Office PowerPoint presentation that needs feedback? Share it with others. Need to post a spreadsheet so that others can read it? Share it out. Want to announce a new policy with a Microsoft Office Word document? Share it.

But just how should you share these files? You could e-mail them to people or put them on a network folder somewhere. But if your company has a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, the best way to share files is to use a document library.

Page 2 of 14PREVNEXT