When you check out an asset, you copy the file from the Digital Library File Broker to disk for review or editing. No one else can check out the file until you check it in again.
To check out an asset follow these steps:
Step 1. In the content area, select an asset to be checked out.
Step 2. Right-click the asset and select Checkout.
Checking Out an Asset
The checked out asset appears with a lock beside it.
Checked Out Asset