SharePoint Out of the Box: Power Your Intranet Site using SharePoint Lists

Thursday, February 11, 2010
SharePoint Out of the Box: Power Your Intranet Site using SharePoint Lists
Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Central Time)

SharePoint lists allow you to quickly and easily integrate library content into your Intranet portal, making it possible to search, sort and filter without the need for programming or third party software.  You can create and manage research portals, virtual libraries, bibliographies, collections of external and internal links, or even use lists to generate update-able navigation within your site. You can transfer Excel or Access data to a SharePoint list in minutes. 

We'll look at examples, examine the uses, benefits and drawbacks of using SharePoint lists, then walk through the basics of creating lists, adding data, and presenting the information on SharePoint sites.

Learning Points: 

  • Understand the possible benefits and drawbacks to using SharePoint lists
  • Learn how to create a list, import data to a SharePoint list and incorporate lists into your SharePoint pages
Cost: $30 per individual, $60 for groups of up to 10 from the same firm

Cindy Chick, Global Manager of Knowledge Systems, Latham & Watkins LLP
Cindy  works closely with the library, docket, records and knowledge management groups to help define and implement technology-focused solutions in her current role as Global Manager of Knowledge Systems.   She was co-editor/publisher of for 6 years, and has been published in the American Lawyer, Searcher, PLL Perspectives and Online Magazine  as well as speaking for a number of conferences and programs.   Cindy maintains a blog called, "a conversation on law library technology and knowledge management." Her most recent project is called, a web site for those who travel with their dogs.


Nina Platt, Principal ConsultantNina Platt Consulting, Inc.
Owner and principal consultant, Nina Platt is a law librarian and former AmLaw 100 firm library director who has worked in law firms since 1986.  Her work in library management has spanned all but 4 of those years.  Nina believes the most effective law firm libraries are critical to both the business and practice of law and that achieving to build a business critical library can only be done through the use of business tools like strategic plans, business plans, business cases, and more.  She has written and delivered numerous articles, presentations, and papers on library and knowledge management topics.   

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    Nina Platt Consulting, Inc.
    7210 165th St. E.
    Prior Lake, MN  55372
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