Windows SharePoint Services offer powerful collaboration capabilities to small companies and departments that never had them before. But many organizations hesitate to implement SharePoint because they don’t have an IT pro to manage it. Thankfully, with this book, you won’t need one. If you’re comfortable with Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer, that’s pretty much all the background you’ll need.
Microsoft’s hands-on, step-by-step tutorial walks you through all the basics of using and administering SharePoint: creating new sites and navigating existing ones, controlling permissions, using site templates, creating document and meeting workspaces, and working with surveys and discussion boards. You’ll also learn how to integrate SharePoint with Outlook 2003 calendars and contact lists, and with Excel and Access data. Don’t just read about it, do it: all the practice files you’ll need are on CD-ROM. Bill Camarda, from the March 2005 Read Only