SharePoint libraries are lists intended to be used for managing documents. Their list items are focused on the files attached to them, with features specific to handling the creation and editing of those files, such as requiring check-in/checkout, versioning, and content approval. Libraries make it easier for users to work together on documents in a consistent and secure manner. Libraries are often the most compelling reason people even consider using SharePoint. They are generally the foundation of the collaborative work users might need to accomplish, whether that involves sharing documents, spreadsheets, slide shows, or forms.
In this chapter, you'll learn how to