How To Check The Description Of The Document Library

Recently, I got a question about how we can check the document library description in the Browser.

Method # 1

For all SharePoint versions, if you go to the document library settings page you will see the description.

Method # 2

  • For SharePoint 2007 and 2010, you can see that once you click on the document library, the description is shown under the document library, as shown below.

  • For 2013 & 2016, it should appear next to Document Library, if you click on “i”.