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 is Here! Please use the resources on this site to help you find out everything you need to know about this new and exciting version of SharePoint!



Other Big Questions can be ansered by using the resources below:

Important Tip: Internet Explorer is the recommended browser to use with SharePoint if you are trying to open documents from the site.


Please use the District Wide Sanbox to create a site that you can play with and test out these great features!


That's Why I Use SharePoint®Check out this great site giving videos and tips on everyday uses of, the videos are pretty funny!

The next step would be to look at all of the materials available below and to the right.  There are videos, tutorials and entire web-portals dedicated to giving you the tools you need on an individualized basis. 


 Free Web-Training that is Straight to the Point



Course Title
Course Overview
In this course, you’ll learn what’s changed from the previous version of SharePoint, and get up to speed working with the new ribbon.
This course shows you some features in SharePoint Server 2010 that make it easy to share information. Learn how to find your way around SharePoint sites. The course also shows how to create and edit pages, and how to use blogs and wikis to share knowledge with team members.
This course shows you some features in SharePoint Server 2010 that make it easy to manage projects and documents. Learn how to use calendars, work on documents simultaneously with other people, take documents offline using SharePoint Workspace, and manage projects.
Learn about the new and updated document management features in SharePoint Server 2010, including Document Sets, content ratings, Document IDs, support for digital assets, and metadata navigation.
This course provides an introduction to designing and authoring structured content pages on a publishing site.
This course introduces some of the new and improved Records Management and Compliance features in SharePoint Server 2010.
In this course, you’ll learn how SharePoint Server 2010 has been improved to help you quickly and easily find the documents you need to get your work done faster.
In this course, you’ll learn how to use a PerformancePoint dashboard to analyze potential business concerns, and then share information with others.
Lists are key to your SharePoint site. Teams use lists to gather, track and share information in a Web browser. Take this course to get the basics of lists.
This course shows you how to create lists, calendars, discussion boards. It also explains how to group items, and set e-mail alerts.
Learn how turn your spreadsheet into a SharePoint list: Import a spreadsheet; clean up the list so it’s easy to use; create useful views for the new list.
This course shows you how to create a custom list with special columns that you define.
Training course on managing large SharePoint lists. Learn how to deal with errors: “Exceeds the list view threshold” “Displaying the newest results below.”
Display list data using simple web parts, chart web parts, text filter web parts. Learn tips on how to set up chart web parts.
Learn tips and tricks for SharePoint 2010 lists.
Get an introduction to the concept of pages on a SharePoint 2010 team site. Learn what types of pages are changeable and how to begin editing content.
Learn how to create wiki pages on a team site, and work with editing tools to format text and layout, and insert links, media, and Web Parts.
Wondering how to use Word with SharePoint? Excel with SharePoint? How about PowerPoint and OneNote with SharePoint? Use a SharePoint document library.
Create folders and site columns for a SharePoint 2010 document library.




 More Useful Resources

These articles are about the pre-programmed workflows that are included with SharePoint 2010, for which you select options in an association form when you add versions of them for use in lists, libraries, and whole site collections.
This article focuses on how to manage alerts for yourself and for other people if you are a site administrator.
With SharePoint 2010 you can create lists while editing pages, as well as from the Site Actions menu.

 Video Tutorials That Won't Waste Your Time

Video Title
Video Overview
The ribbon is a new command interface that brings many SharePoint controls out from hiding and onto the page where they can do the most good.
When you’re lost on a SharePoint site, you can use breadcrumbs to see where you are in the site hierarchy or to go back up the tree to another level.
Learn how to enable and configure versioning in a SharePoint library
Learn how to view version history in a SharePoint 2010 library, how to open a previous version, and how to compare that version with the current version.
See how you can quickly create a SharePoint 2010 blog site that you can use to share your knowledge with team members.
Learn how you can link an Excel 2010 workbook to a SharePoint 2010 list, and then configure Excel to refresh the data from the list.
This video provides an overview of the new enterprise wiki functionality in SharePoint Server 2010.
Learn how you can share your knowledge with team members in a SharePoint 2010 blog.
This video explains how you can use views to organize and display the information in lists and libraries on SharePoint 2010 sites.
This video shows you how to create a column, create a public view that’s based on the new column, and then display that view in a Web Part on a page.
In this video, several people from the Lake Washington School District (LWSD) talk about the implementation and use of a solution using SharePoint.
This video describes a SharePoint-based solution that enables people to browse through and view profiles of faculty members.
In this video, SharePoint MVP Yaroslav Pentsarskyy discusses a social blog solution he created for one of his clients
In the world of education, SharePoint is used internationally to create a platform where teachers, students, and parents can share information.
This video shows you how to use tags and notes to track or share information, or to receive updates when colleagues find or update information.
When you use Microsoft Word to post to a S harePoint blog, you can create your blog post just as easily you would any other document.
This video provides an overview of the new features in SharePoint Server 2010 that enable you to work with rich media, such as image and video files.
is video shows you how to navigate around a SharePoint 2010 team site to find content and resources.
This video explains how you can navigate between sites within a SharePoint 2010 site collection.
This video demonstrates how you can create, update, and save documents to a SharePoint site from directly within Microsoft Word 2010.