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About the Author
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.
Table of Contents
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. Additional Cases. Glossary/Index. Task Reference.