What is Library
A Library is used to create, collect, update and delete files
with team members in site. We can control how the document going to view,
track, and manage. We can use workflows to collaborate on documents on
libraries. We can have several libraries in SharePoint,
Wiki Page Library
Translation Management Library
Data Connection Library
Let we see how to create a document library in SharePoint
Create a Library
We have several stages to create a library in SharePoint
2013. Let us see one after one.
Go to Site Content of SharePoint site. There we may find add an app option to create a library
and Click Document Library
Then give the name for library and save it.
We may find created library with new highlighter
Now we are created the library in SharePoint 2013. Then let
us see how to upload the files into it.
Upload files into Library
We will redirect to library page while clicking library link
in Site Contents. We have three
options to upload files in library.
We will create MS office oriented files and upload a
existing file from client machine using new
We have an option to upload a file in Ribbon at top.
We can get the file upload dialog while clicking Upload Document. We can use Browse to find a document in our local
machine. Then Click OK.
The file name will be displayed in the grid of library page
after uploaded the document. Then we have option to Preview the document with some valuable options like Delete, Edit
Property, Download Copy, Share and etc.
We have a drag and drop option in library. This is newly added
feature in SharePoint 2013. We will get the uploading process with number of
files we dropped in library.
That's all we had knowledge to create a library with
uploading a document into it.
I have explored knowledge
about library in SharePoint 2013. Happy Exploring!! J