SharePoint 2013 Training

Introduction to Document Libraries

This course teaches you how to perform common tasks in a document library. Topics include ways to use a document library, uploading and editing files, and checking file version history.

Inside this course:

  • Create a library: What is a document library? Understand document library basics.
  • Version history: Track document versions and set up email alerts in a document library.
  • Add to libraries: Upload single or multiple documents to a document library.
  • Rename a file: Rename a file in a document library.
  • View files: View and edit files in a document library

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Start Using a List

A SharePoint list is a handy tool for sharing contacts, calendar appointments, tasks, or data with team members and site visitors, and provides the underlying structure for organizing information on your site. This course explains the basics and shows you how to work with SharePoint lists.

Inside this course:

  • Introduction to lists: Learn what a SharePoint list is and see some examples of different types of lists.
  • Add items to a list: Add items to a SharePoint list, either individually or by pasting from a spreadsheet.
  • Edit or delete items in a list: Edit or delete list items quickly with Quick Edit or edit full details by opening an individual item.
  • Find information in a list with sorting, filtering, and views: Sort, filter, and use views to find information in a list.
  • Create a personal view of a list: Create a personal view of a list to organize and display information. Applies to many types of lists and libraries.

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Create and Set up a List

This video-based training course teaches you how to create SharePoint lists using built-in apps, create and edit views of the lists, share lists with others, and set alerts so you can be notified automatically when lists change.

Inside this course:

  • Create a list: Learn to create a list on a SharePoint site. You’ll need permission to add an app to the site in order to create a list.
  • Add a column to a list or library: Learn to add a column to a list or library on a SharePoint site. The video shows how to add existing columns to a view and also how to create a new column in the list or library.
  • Create and edit public views of a list or library: Learn to create and edit public views of a list or library so that others on your team can use the views.
  • Share a list or library with your team: Learn to share a list or library with your team. The video shows a few ways to share a direct link to a list.
  • Set up an alert or other settings for a list or library: Learn to set up alerts on a list and where to turn on other settings for a list, such as versioning, unique permissions, or other advanced list settings.

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Sync Libraries using OneDrive for Business

If you have the sync app, you can sync your and other SharePoint libraries to your computer. You can then work with your library files directly in your file system, and have access to your files when you’re offline. This training course shows you how. The sync app is available with Office 2013 (Standard or Professional edition), or an Office 365 subscription that includes Office 2013 applications. If you don’t have Office 2013, a of the sync app is also available.

Inside this course:

  • Sync your OneDrive for Business library to your computer: Learn how to sync your OneDrive for Business library to a folder on your computer.
  • Sync a site library to your computer: Learn how to sync a site library to your computer, and how to find synced libraries folders.
  • Work with files in a synced SharePoint library: Learn what options are available once libraries are synced with your computer.

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Organize and Configure a SharePoint Library
There are several ways to organize and manage your SharePoint libraries. This intermediate video-based course teaches you to create and use folders, sort and filter with columns, create custom views of items in the library, and restrict access to a library.

Inside this course:

  • Use folders and File Explorer to organize your SharePoint library: Learn to create folders in your document libraries. Drag and drop files into those folders in SharePoint or using File Explorer.
  • Use columns to track, sort, and filter files in a SharePoint library: Learn to add columns to a library and then sort and filter by those columns to see only the information you need
  • Use columns and folders to view library items: Learn to create views of items in a library where you sort and filter documents across folders and columns.
  • Control access to your SharePoint libraries: Learn to customize permissions for a specific library on your site.

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Update Profile and Privacy Settings

A user profile is one of the social features of SharePoint Online that enables employees to easily collaborate and share knowledge. The profile contains information you’d expect to find such as name, department, and areas of expertise. But it contains contact and personal information you might want to include as well. This course teaches you how to edit your profile so you can provide all the salient details you want your co-workers to know. You’ll also learn how to update profile and newsfeed privacy settings so you can identify those details you’d prefer to keep private.

Inside this course:

  • Update your profile: Learn how to update your profile and introduce yourself to your colleagues.
  • Update your profile privacy settings: Learn how to show or hide information in your profile.
  • Update your newsfeed privacy settings: Learn how to show or hide information in your newsfeed, such as people you follow and your activities.

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Post to a Team Site Feed

Some posts or conversations are better suited for a small group of people. For these cases, you can create or start following team sites that contain their own site feeds. For convenience and visibility, posts on team sites you’re following also appear in the newsfeed on your personal site. The two videos in this training course explain how to start a feed on a team site and post to a team site feed from your personal newsfeed.

Inside this course:

  • Start a newsfeed on a team site: Learn to create and share a team site, and start posting to its feed.
  • Use a newsfeed on a team site: Site feeds on team sites you’re following are tied to your personal newsfeed: all posts appear in both feeds. This video shows you the different ways to post to team site feeds.

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Post to a News Feed

The newsfeed is a micro blog where you and people in your organization share ideas and information. Newsfeed posts can include a variety of features, such as pictures, videos, links and tags.

Inside this course:

  • Post something to everyone: See an overview of a newsfeed post and its features.
  • Add a picture to a newsfeed post: Display a picture in a newsfeed post.
  • Add a document link to a newsfeed post: Add links to documents stored in your SkyDrive Pro or other SharePoint libraries in a newsfeed post.
  • Add a web site link or video to a newsfeed post: Link to web sites or embed a video in your newsfeed posts.
  • Add tags and mentions to a newsfeed post: Use tags and mentions to stay informed and to highlight ideas and people.

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Follow Content

Following documents and SharePoint sites makes it easy for you to stay abreast of newsfeed activity. There’s no need to search for files to check their update status because you automatically receive notifications in your newsfeed whenever updates occur. This course shows you how to follow documents in a SkyDrive Pro or SharePoint library and keep track of SharePoint web sites that interest you.

Inside this course:

  • Follow a document: Learn how to follow a document from a SkyDrive Pro or SharePoint library.
  • Follow sites: Learn how to follow a SharePoint or Office 365 site and share it with others in your organization.

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