This module will cover planning and creating lists and document libraries, two of the most important components of a SharePoint site. The module will start with the basics of planning and choosing the right template for a list or library. This module includes using metadata to improve list & library navigation, creating and utilizing columns and views and Managed Metadata. The module will end with a discussion and demo on the use of folders vs. metadata to organize content.

Whats Included:

  • 13 Videos
  • 1 Quiz
  • 2 Documents

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Creating Lists, Libraries and Columns – 10m:23s

  • Introduction to Creating Lists, Libraries and Columns 
  • Demo: Creating Lists, Libraries and Columns

Advanced Options & Metadata  –  29m:13s

  • Lookup Columns 
  • Demo: Lookup Columns 
  • Calculated Columns 
  • Demo: Calculated Columns 
  • Person or Group Columns 
  • Introduction to Managed Metadata 
  • Demo: Managed Metadata  

Introduction to List & Library Views – 19m:47s

  • Introduction to List & Library Views 
  • Demo: Views 

Folders vs. Metadata Explained – 33m:02s

  • Folders vs. Metadata Explained 
  • Demo: Folders vs. Metadata  

Wrap Up

  • Resources 
  • What’s Next? 
  • Quiz 

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About the author 

Laura Rogers

Laura Rogers​ is a SharePoint expert, speaker, author and educator. She is well-versed in helping organizations make the most of their SharePoint environments using out-of-box functionalities such as workflows, forms and Web parts. She is the owner of IW Mentor,​ a ​ SharePoint ​t​raining ​c​ompany. Laura’s technical expertise also includes over 12 years of experience working with Microsoft’s messaging and collaboration systems. She has been named a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the past six years. ​Laura runs the Birmingham (AL) SharePoint User Group. She has contributed to several books on SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 over the past eight years. You can read more about Laura’s experiences on her blog, www.wonderlaura.com.

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