Digital asset library planning in SharePoint Server 2013

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Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Summary:   Use these TechNet articles and related resources to plan for digital asset libraries in SharePoint Server 2013.

SharePoint Server 2013 provides an asset library, which lets you store and manage digital assets such as images, audio, video, and other reusable content fragments from many applications. Content types that are designed specifically for audio and video assets support the storage and playback of those assets in Web Parts and Web Part pages, and the HTML5 player is integrated with the user interface to enhance the media playback experience for users. Use the articles in this section to guide you in planning the management of digital assets in a solution that is based on SharePoint Server 2013.

The following articles about digital asset library planning are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.


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Overview of managing digital assets in SharePoint Server 2013

Describes managing digital assets, details the users of a digital asset library, outlines key functionality for managing digital assets in SharePoint Server 2013, and summarizes potential scenarios for managing digital assets.

Plan digital asset libraries in SharePoint Server 2013

Covers the planning process for managing digital assets. This process includes steps for planning for asset libraries and describes tasks associated with planning various aspects of a digital asset solution, such as storage and performance, permissions and security, metadata and Search, Web Parts, views and filters, and client support.

Plan digital asset library topology and architecture in SharePoint Server 2013

Discusses logical architecture and topology decisions that are related to deploying digital asset libraries.

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