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MOSS Explained: An Information Worker’s Deep Dive into Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 by John Ross, Nicola Young

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Summary

This chapter explained the basic elements of SharePoint so that in future chapters we can build on these elements and create more robust solutions. The key points to take from this chapter are

  • Lists are the backbone of SharePoint; after users understand the list concept and how to work with lists, the adoption will go much smoother.

  • Libraries are just special lists that store documents. By using the library features of metadata, versioning, content approval, and views, collaboration among teams will go much smoother.

  • Web Parts give you a way to display all of the content that is being created on the SharePoint site to visitors.

  • Site columns allow you to create columns that can be added to any list or library in the site collection and be ...

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