SharePoint 2016 - new documentation and training available

Monday, September 17, 2018

Update: A second SharePoint 2016: Under the Hood seminar has been added.

Seminar details: Thursday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m., East Campus 5 (EC5) 1111

This seminar will include:

  • Review of cleanup and migration to SharePoint 2016 (10 minutes)
  • Changes in the User Interface (10 minutes)
  • Features that have changed or been added – and how to activate them! (30 minutes with demo)
  • Some cool things we’ve discovered (20 minutes with demo)
  • Q&A period

Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357. 



What is happening? IST has new SharePoint 2016 documentation and training to share.

New SharePoint documentation: The new documentation is available at https://sharepoint.uwaterloo.ca/help/sharepoint/SitePages/Home.aspx (WatIAM authentication required) and includes:

  • SharePoint 2016 new and improved features
  • SharePoint getting started
  • SharePoint admin documentation including permissions and groups
  • SharePoint for Windows and Office 
  • Durable links  
  • And more!

Lynda.com also has many valuable SharePoint courses, including topics on Workflows, Custom Lists, Look and Feel, Advanced Admin topics, and Permissions.

SharePoint SEW courses: See the SEW Course Brochure for more information on the following courses:

  • SharePoint for Win/Office - SEW090
  • SharePoint Admin – SEW133
  • DeliverPoint - SEW143 

Upcoming SharePoint 2016 information sessions:

  • SharePoint 2016: Under the Hood, September 18 at 10:00 a.m., East Campus 5 (EC5) 1111
  • DeliverPoint Friday morning seminar (PDAG), October 19 at 9:00 a.m. (location TBD)

SharePoint admins: Please subscribe to the SharePoint Alerts mailing list for additional SharePoint communications,https://lists.uwaterloo.ca/mailman/listinfo/sharepoint-alerts.  

Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357. 

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