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IBM Cognos 8 Planning by Rich Babaran, Ned Riaz, Jason Edwards

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Organizing objects by using libraries

A library is a container that stores objects. It provides a way to group and organize objects. An entire planning system can easily involve hundreds or even thousands of objects. So organizing them in a logical manner helps you and other users to easily find objects. Objects that are stored in a library can reference objects outside of the library. This allows you to store objects in any library and still make them accessible to other objects. You can store an entire model in one library, or spread parts of the model between two or more libraries. You can store different versions of the same model is separate libraries. In addition to providing a way to organize objects, libraries offer a way to secure objects. ...

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