Create a library in SharePoint Online

  1. Go to the team site where you want to create a new document library.

  2. On the menu bar, click New and then click Document library.

    Create a Sharepoint document library

    For other types of libraries, click App, and choose the library you want to create.

  3. In the Create document library pane, type a name for the new document library and, add an optional description. If you want to add a link to the new document library in the left-hand navigation for the site, select Show in site navigation. This option is selected by default.

    Document Library Details

  4. Click Create to create your new document library or click Cancel to return to the team site.

Upload files from Explorer to your OneDrive for Business or Sites library

  1. Open OneDrive or the SharePoint site library.

    Screenshot of a document library in SharePoint Server 2016
  2. Click Upload at the top of the documents library

    Document library with Upload button highlighted
  3. In the Add a document dialog box, you can click Browse to upload an individual file. Depending on the version of SharePoint you're using, you may also be able to upload multiple files by holding down either the CTRL or Shift key, and selecting more than one file.

  4. When you've selected the file or files to upload, click OK