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With proven pedagogy that emphasizes critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage, New Perspectives helps students develop the Microsoft Office 2013 skills they need to be successful in college and beyond. Updated with all new case-based tutorials, New Perspectives Microsoft Access 2013 continues to engage students in applying skills to real-world situations, making concepts relevant. A new Troubleshoot case problem enhances critical thinking, and a new tutorial on Managing Your Files helps students navigate Windows 8. As always, New Perspectives improves learning outcomes and transference of skills by helping students understand why what they're learning is important.

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Adamski, Finnegan, and Scollard introduce the Microsoft database software using a critical-thinking and problem-solving approach that is designed to stay with students beyond the classroom and be applicable to other learning tasks as well. They cover creating a database; building a database and defining table relationships; maintaining and querying a database; creating forms and reports; creating advanced queries and enhancing table design; using form tools and creating custom forms; creating custom reports; and sharing, integrating, and analyzing data. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Joseph J. Adamski spent 12 years as a computer professional at aerospace and financial services companies and is an Associate Professor Emeritus at Grand Valley State University. He has worked as a computer professional and educator for over 40 years with a special interest in database management and personal uses of databases. Kathleen Finnegan is a co-author on New Perspectives on Microsoft Access and has edited and managed many other textbooks on Microsoft applications for Cengage Learning's Course Technology. Kathleen taught various computer courses for corporate training and high-tech companies and developed courseware as a technical writer and editor. Sharon Scollard is a professor in the Faculty of Engineering Technology at Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She's been teaching computing technologies for over 25 years, and particularly enjoys teaching Web technologies.

Table of Contents

Managing Your Files. Tutorial 1: Creating a Database. Tutorial 2: Building a Database and Defining Table Relationships. Tutorial 3: Maintaining and Querying a Database. Tutorial 4: Creating Forms and Reports. Tutorial 5: Creating Advanced Queries and Enhancing Table Design. Tutorial 6: Using Form Tools and Creating Custom Forms. Tutorial 7: Creating Custom Reports. Tutorial 8: Sharing, Integrating, and Analyzing Data. Appendix A: Relational Databases and Database Design.

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Adamski, Joseph J.
Cengage Learning
Scollard, Sharon
Finnegan, Kathy T.
Joseph, J.
microsoft access 2013
new perspectives
access 2013
Microsoft Access
Database design
New Perspectives
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