When mapping design library locations in Solidworks to location in EPDM we do not see any icons of the library elements.
To resolve issue - We have to copy the elements to a temp directory outside of EPDM, then shut down and restart Solidworks, then we see the icons when going to the design library in Solidworks. Finally, we delete the temp directory outside of EPDM. Please note that we did not need to map to this temp directory, only make copies.
Any files which are outside of EPDM, when design library is mapped to location work properly, but if the files reside in EPDM and we map, we have to follow steps as mentioned.
First we use 2008 and maybe my solution is not good for 2007. We have the library in EPDM and when we add a new component, users must use "Get Latest version" command on library folder to view the new added component in SW.