SharePoint User's Guide: Working With Sites and Workspaces
Source: O'Reilly Media
To understand the power of Windows SharePoint Services, the user must first understand how SharePoint sites organize and access content. A SharePoint site is a web site that creates the base structure for everything the user does with Windows SharePoint Services. SharePoint sites provide the user with the ability to collaborate on documents, facilitate a meeting, and organize the team's content and ideas.