Microsoft SharePoint 2013:Create a document library

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Working with Document Library in SharePoint 2013

This article describes how to create a Document Library in SharePoint 2013. Documents Library is one of the basic and most commonly used library templates. This library allows you to store and share documents with your colleagues.

Creating a simple Document library in SharePoint 2013

  1. First you need to login to your SharePoint 2013 site.
  2. Then click Settings on the top right of the screen, and then select Site Content.
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  3. Click Add an App
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  4. Select Document Library app from the list,
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    • or type “Document Library” in the search box, then click on it
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  5. Type the name of your new library and click Ok. In this sample we call our library “Document Library - Sample”
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  6. After that if we go to the Site Contents page, we will see the newly created Document Library.
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  7. Click on it and you will see your library
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Now you can start to work with your SharePoint 2013 Document library.

Want to know more? Learn how to create a new document from the document library in SharePoint 2013