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I would like to do two things with meeting rooms in SharePoint 2010:

  • Search them (scope to resources only)

  • Book them (Add them as an option to avaliable/busy in a SharePoint calendar)

I have tried searching but haven't found anything specific enough to my request.


We have them setup in Exchange right now, and have the associated Active Directory account, but I am unsure how to 'separate' these from normal people profiles when Profile Sync pulls them over to SharePoint.


I also would like to setup a page that will perform a search for only room information. Is there a way to scope this search to only show items that are resources (basically rooms, but projectors and other things would appear here too).

Booking Calendar

Is there a way to pull up a list of only rooms/resources when attempting to book in a SharePoint calendar? Will I need a list populated with rooms or is there some other method to do this?

Thanks very much for any links and direction you can give me!


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Possible duplicate question… – Hugh Wood Jun 11 '13 at 15:33
No that link does not describe at all what I am looking for, sorry. I am looking to utilize our "resources" in Active Directory and implement them into a SharePoint Calendar, not a simple 3rd party solution that uses Lists to do the same. – Kolten Jun 12 '13 at 16:01

Here's one solution (3rd party developer) :

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