How to check the description of the Document Library in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online?

This SharePoint tutorial explains, how to check the description of a document library in SharePoint 2013/2016 and SharePoint Online.

Check description of Document Library in SharePoint

Below are two methods to check the description of a document library in SharePoint.

Method-1:
For all SharePoint versions, if you go to Document library settings page and you will see the description over here.

Open any of site for any version of SharePoint. Then go to the Site Contents page.

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Click on any of List which you want to get a description, Go to Library setting by clicking on the Library tab bar.

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Here check it out the description for the document library.

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Method-2:
For SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint online, you can see this, once you click on the document library, the description showed in the document library.

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