SharePoint Resources

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SharePoint Resources

There are a number of resources to assist site-owners with training (on/off campus), how-to videos and books.
Requirement: Site owners must complete 6 hours of Lynda.com SharePoint training available for free through NUIT (SharePoint Site Owner Resources) before beginning work on their SharePoint site.

The following SharePoint management resources are recommended:

NUIT SharePoint Management Resources

There are comprehensive resources from NUIT SharePoint Site Owner Resources including:

  • OnLine video tutorials (Lynda.com)
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2013 training courses
  • Northwestern Share how-to videos
  • Northwestern Share site owner guide

Northwestern University Human Resources

Human Resources offers a training session for SharePoint users:
  • This course will not cover many aspects of site ownership, but instead focuses on end user training
  • Check with Human Resources for additional information.

Informational Resources

The following are the recommended guides and books for site owners from Northwestern University, NUIT and Microsoft:

Northwestern University SharePoint site owner user guide (pdf format)

  • Best practices and how-to for setting up a site collection in Northwestern Share
  • Specifically produced for Northwestern

NUIT SharePoint Governance Framework (login via netid and password)

SharePoint Book - Microsoft Sharepoint 2013: InsideOUT

  • ISBN: 978-0-7356-6699-3
  • Avaiable via iBuyNU

Users’ Groups

There will be user groups that site-owners will be able to attend:

  • NUIT will be hosting a users’ group for SharePoint administrators
  • SAIT will be hosting a group similar to our Web Content and AxisTV users’ groups