Create a library from scratch

Libraries are document containers. A library is associated with a single storage account that owns all the documents of your library. Each library has its own specific configuration.

In AODocs, you can create a library from scratch. You'll create a blank library without any pre-existing configuration.

Note: You can also:
Create a library by copy
Create a library from a template

Important: The following users can create libraries:
– users defined as library creators at the domain level; learn more: Manage library creators
– AODocs super administrators
– an individual user or group given the right to select a storage account; learn more: Create a storage account (Only for option)

To create a new library from scratch:

1. Access the AODocs homepage.

2. Press the Create library button.


3. In the Create library panel, the three types of AODocs library are listed. Each library type includes a description.

Tip: You can press Learn more to access tutorials.

4. Press Create in one of the boxes.

5. In the library creation pop-up, enter the name of your new library.

Note: The library name can contain any kind of character (including special characters) but it must be unique. Two libraries can't have the same name.

6. Select a storage account for your new library.

– If only one storage account is configured on your domain, it's selected by default.
– If several storage accounts have been configured, select the storage account you want to assign to this library from the list. This list includes only storage accounts for which the current user is included in the availability setting.

7. Press Create Library. Your library is now created.

When you create:

  • Document Management libraries and Secure Folders, you're redirected to the library homepage in the AODocs user interface
  • Team Folders, you're redirected to the root folder of your library in the Google Drive interface. 

Note: You can switch between the AODocs interface and Google Drive.

When the library has been created, the library creator receives an email to confirm that the library has been created.


8. Start configuring your library.

Learn more about how to get started and configure your library:

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