Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Using Outlook with
SharePoint Services
Microsoft SharePoint Services is designed to allow you to share your
IN THIS CHAPTER
Microsoft Office information with others. This includes Outlook
information as well as documents from Word, Excel, and other
Office applications. SharePoint Services is relatively easy to install and use
and, as a result, has achieved a good deal of popularity.
About SharePoint Services
Using shared contacts
Linking shared contacts to
Outlook
This chapter covers the details of using a SharePoint Services installation
with Outlook. It does not deal with the other Office applications, and
assumes that you have an existing SharePoint Services account — it does not
cover installation or administration of SharePoint Services itself.
Using the shared calendar
Configuring alerts
Understanding SharePoint
Services
SharePoint Services , or SPS , provides a remote location, or server, that you can
access over the Internet. Sometimes people refer to this type of service as a
portal . It is designed for collaboration and document management within a
team. Typically, each team within an organization will have its own SPS
portal. When you have access to SPS, you can do a variety of things, such as:
n Share Office documents
n Participate in threaded discussions
n Share lists of important information, such as contacts
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