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Experience learning made easyand quickly teach yourself how to use Windows SharePoint Services to enable effective team collaboration. With Step By Step, you set the pacebuilding and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!
- Build your own SharePoint site with easy-to-use templates
- Create lists and libraries to store information
- Add discussion boards, wikis, and blogs
- Set up Document and Meeting Workspaces for easy collaboration
- Share calendars, contacts, and data from Microsoft Office programs
- Customize your pages with Web Parts
Your all-in-one learning experience includes:
- Files for building skills and practicing the books lessons
- Fully searchable eBook
- Windows Vista® Product Guide eReferenceplus other resources on CD
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Get the guide that makes learning Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 plain and simple! This FULL COLOR, no-nonsense book shows you the quickest ways to access current information, get real-time status updates, and collaborate with co-workers -- with easy-to-follow steps and concise, straightforward language.
Here's WHAT You'll Learn:
- Share all of your information in one location
- Use document management features to organize information
- Learn how to use the exciting SharePoint ribbon UI
- Collaborate with others using the Enterprise Wiki
- Use SharePoint search to find information in your organization
- Customize SharePoint with Themes and Site Settings
Here's HOW You'll Learn It:
- Jump right in whenever you need answers
- Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show you exactly what to do
- Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts
- Quick TRY THIS! exercises help you apply what you learn right away
Learn the simplest ways to get things done with Microsoft SharePoint 2010!
Here's WHAT You'll Learn
- Manage and share team information in one location
- Use project task lists to organize people and processes
- Create libraries for documents, media, slides, and more
- Work seamlessly with Microsoft Office
- Find content quickly with the Search Center
- Add SharePoint blogs, wikis, and personal sites
Here's HOW You’ll Learn It
- Jump in whenever you need answers
- Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do
- Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts
- Quick TRY THIS! exercises help apply what you learn right away
About the Author
Olga Londer is an infrastructure architect at Microsoft. She leads an international team of consultants supporting Microsoft infrastructure technologies and products.
Bill English, MCTS, MCT, CTT+, GSEC certified, is a Microsoft® MVP for SharePoint® Server. He runs a leading training and consulting company, has written 10+ books, and speaks at the Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Conference, Comdex, and other events.
With over a decade of Microsoft-centric software development in his wake, Todd C. Bleeker, Ph.D., is regarded as an innovative, resourceful, and competitive technologist. Todd is co-owner of and an instructor at Mindsharp, a training company specializing in Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. Todd is a coauthor of Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Step by Step.
Penelope Coventry is an independent consultant based in the UK, with more than 25 years of industry experience. She currently focuses on the design, implementation, and development of solutions based on SharePoint Products and Technologies. Penny has authored/co-authored a number of books, including Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Administrator's Companion, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Administrator's Companion, Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Resource Kit, SharePoint Designer 2007 Step by Step and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Step by Step. Penny is frequently seen at Tech*Ed and IT forum, either as a Technical Learning guide or on the SharePoint Ask-the-Expert stands. Penny lives in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England with her husband, Peter, and dog, Poppy.
Table of Contents
; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: About This Book; 1.1 No Computerspeak!; 1.2 A Quick Overview; 1.3 A Few Assumptions; 1.4 A Final Word (or Two); Chapter 2: Whats New and Improved in SharePoint 2010?; 2.1 New Functionality; 2.2 Improved Functionality; Chapter 3: Getting Started with SharePoint Sites; 3.1 Understanding Sites; 3.2 Creating a SharePoint Site Based on a Template; 3.3 Locating Items on a Team Site; 3.4 Working with Workspaces; 3.5 Changing a Sites Look and Feel; 3.6 Viewing Site Content; 3.7 Saving a Site Template; Chapter 4: Organizing and Managing Information; 4.1 Introducing Site Columns and Content Types; 4.2 Managing Site Columns; 4.3 Managing Content Types; 4.4 Customizing Document Templates with Content Types; 4.5 Working with Workflows; 4.6 What Are Workflows?; Chapter 5: List and Library Essentials; 5.1 Creating and Deleting Lists; 5.2 Adding, Editing, and Deleting List Items; 5.3 Organizing Items with Folders; 5.4 Working with List Columns; 5.5 Using List and Column Validation Rules; 5.6 Sorting and Filtering Lists; 5.7 Working with List Views; Chapter 6: Working with Documents; 6.1 Managing Documents with a Document Library; 6.2 Customizing Document Templates; 6.3 Uploading Multiple Documents; 6.4 Checking Documents In and Out; 6.5 Tracking Documents with Document IDs; 6.6 Using Send To Locations; 6.7 Introducing Document Sets; Chapter 7: Working with Media; 7.1 Getting Started with Media Sharing; 7.2 Introducing the Asset Library; 7.3 Organizing with Keywords and Metadata; 7.4 Tagging and Uploading Media Files; 7.5 Using SharePoint Assets from Microsoft Office; 7.6 Adding Media to a SharePoint Page; Chapter 8: Using Information Management Policies; 8.1 Getting Started with Information Management Policies; 8.2 Using Auditing Policies; 8.3 Adding a Document Label Policy; 8.4 Working with a Document Barcode Policy; 8.5 Setting an Expiration Policy; Chapter 9: Organizing People and Work; 9.1 Creating a Project Schedule with the Project Tasks List; 9.2 Scheduling Events with the Calendar List; 9.3 Using the Issues List; 9.4 Enhancing Communication with the Discussion List; 9.5 Synchronizing Project Tasks with Microsoft Project; Chapter 10: Using SharePoint with Office 2010; 10.1 Connecting SharePoint Libraries to Office; 10.2 Connecting a SharePoint Calendar to Outlook; 10.3 Archiving Outlook E-Mail in SharePoint; 10.4 Sharing PowerPoint Slides with a Slide Library; 10.5 Broadcasting a PowerPoint Presentation; 10.6 Importing and Exporting Lists to Excel; 10.7 Connecting Access and SharePoint; 10.8 Introducing SharePoint Workspace; Chapter 11: Collaborating with Blogs; 11.1 Whats Where in a Blog Site; 11.2 Creating a Blog Site; 11.3 Change Your Blog Picture and Description; 11.4 Using Categories; 11.5 Managing Blog Posts; 11.6 Managing Blog Comments; 11.7 Subscribing to a Blog RSS Feed; 11.8 Using Desktop Blogging Tools to Publish Blog Posts; Chapter 12: Security Within SharePoint 2010; 12.1 Understanding SharePoint Security; 12.2 Adding People to Groups; 12.3 Creating Groups; 12.4 Granting Permissions to an Individual; 12.5 Breaking Inheritance; 12.6 Granting Access to Lists, Libraries, and Individual Items; 12.7 Removing Security; 12.8 Checking Permissions; Chapter 13: Using Personal Sites and Social Networking; 13.1 Introducing My Site; 13.2 Editing Your User Profile; 13.3 Uploading Content; 13.4 Tracking Colleagues; 13.5 Updating Your Status; 13.6 Using Your Note Board; Chapter 14: Searching for Information; 14.1 Introducing Search Center; 14.2 Using Search Scopes; 14.3 Using Refiners; 14.4 Setting Up Best Bet Results; 14.5 Subscribing to Search Results as an RSS Feed; 14.6 Using Advanced Search; About the Authors;