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Microsoft SharePoint 2007 For Dummies

Vanessa L. Williams

ISBN: 978-1-118-05120-7 February 2011 384 Pages


  • Microsoft SharePoint now has a 10 percent share of the portal market, and the new release, which features enhanced integration with Office 2007, is sure to give SharePoint a boost
  • Offers clear instructions and soup-to-nuts coverage of this complex product, focusing instead on practical solutions to real-world SharePoint challenges
  • Features tips, tricks, and techniques for administrators who need to install and configure a SharePoint portal as well as ordinary users who need to populate and maintain the portal and use it for collaborative projects
  • Topics covered include setting up a SharePoint portal, matching SharePoint to business needs, managing portal content, branding, collaborating on SharePoint sites, using a portal to improve employee relations and marketing, putting expense reports and other interactive forms on a portal, and monitoring and backing up SharePoint

Part I: Setting Up SharePoint.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know SharePoint.

Chapter 2: Installing SharePoint.

Chapter 3: Creating the Site Hierarchy.

Part II: Exploring SharePoint’s Building Blocks.

Chapter 4: Introducing Sites and Site Content.

Chapter 5: Navigating SharePoint.

Chapter 6: Granting Access to SharePoint.

Chapter 7: Managing Data with SharePoint.

Chapter 8: Managing Business Processes with SharePoint.

Part III: Improving Information Worker Collaboration and Productivity.

Chapter 9: Using SharePoint for Collaboration.

Chapter 10: Communicating with SharePoint.

Chapter 11: Using Portal Sites.

Chapter 12: Configuring Profiles and My Sites.

Chapter 13: Personalizing Sites.

Chapter 14: Searching the Enterprise.

Part IV: Enterprise Applications for SharePoint.

Chapter 15: Exploring Document and Records Management.

Chapter 16: Publishing Web Content.

Chapter 17: Providing Access to Business Intelligence.

Part V: Administering SharePoint.

Chapter 18: Administering and Monitoring SharePoint.

Chapter 19: Backing Up the Server.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten SharePoint Resources Worth Checking Out.

Chapter 21: Ten Positive Outcomes from Implementing SharePoint.