You can create a copy of an Office SharePoint Server 2007 document library as a folder in Outlook 2007. You can then preview in the Outlook Reading pane or message window any document, workbook, or presentation that is stored in the document library, or you can work with a local copy of the document, workbook, or presentation on your computer.
To copy document library contents to Outlook:
Display the SharePoint document library you want to work with.
On the Actions menu, click Connect to Outlook. If an Internet Explorer Security alert appears (on computers running Windows Vista), click Allow.
Outlook starts, if it isn’t already running, and a message box appears asking if you want to connect the SharePoint ...