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  • Paperback: 792 pages
  • Publisher: Course Technology; 1 edition (Aug. 8 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1418843415
  • ISBN-13: 978-1418843410
  • Product Dimensions: 27.2 x 21.7 x 2.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #423,894 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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1. Creating and Using a Database 2. Querying a Database 3. Maintaining a Database Integration Feature: Sharing Data Among Applications 4. Creating Reports and Forms 5. Multi-Table Forms 6. Using Macros, Switchboards, PivotTables, and PivotCharts SQL Feature: Using SQL 7. Advanced Report Techniques 8. Advanced Form Techniques 9. Administering a Database System Web Feature: Sharing Access Data Appendices A: Project Planning Guidelines B: Introduction to Microsoft Office 2007 C: Microsoft Office Access 2007 Help D: Publishing Office 2007 Web Pages to a Web Server E: Customizing Microsoft Office Access 2007 F: Steps for the Windows XP User G: Microsoft Business Certification Program H: Database Design

About the Author

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. He established one of the first business data processing programs in the U.S. at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head. In 1969, he began collaborating with now best-selling author, Gary Shelly.

Philip J. Pratt is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science at Grand Valley State University, where he taught for 33 years. His teaching interests include database management, systems analysis, complex analysis, and discrete mathematics. He has authored more than 75 textbooks and has co-authored three levels of Microsoft Office Access 2013 books for this popular Shelly Cashman Series and A Guide to SQL.

Mary Z. Last has taught computer information systems since 1984. She retired from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, Texas, where she was an Associate Professor and the Director of the Center for Effectiveness in Learning and Teaching. Ms. Last is actively involved in the Computing Educator's Oral History Project that encourages young women to pursue careers in math and science. She has been a contributing author to the Shelly Cashman Series since 1992. She also authors many instructor resources for database texts.

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I needed this book for my Database 1 Class at College and I think it's a great way to learn how to use Microsoft's Access program. The book shows every procedure step by step making learning very easy.
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I was impressed with this item. Although it was used it was in very good condition and was worth my money!
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Amazon.com: HASH(0xa8407f24) out of 5 stars 21 reviews
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HASH(0xa841d330) out of 5 stars Clear, Concise, and Thorough July 30 2010
By Big Blue - Published on Amazon.com
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A lot of people complain that the Shelley Cashman series are too step-by-step and are boring, but I think it is precisely the step-by-step nature of the series that sets it apart from other computer texts. Everybody learns differently and some people don't have an intuitive nature with computers, which is why the Shelley Cashman series is perfect for a wide range of people. Access 2007 is no different. It has very clear and thorough projects for the student to work through, so they can learn every aspect of the program as well as online testing and additional projects for the student. The comprehensive concepts and techniques version is worth every penny, because the other version only cover part of the topics, but this book covers everything. After completing this book, you will truly be competent at Access 2007, and you can even take a test to be certified in it. I couldn't be happier with this book, unless they changed it to a spiral-bound version or something more durable, because it can take a beating just by using it frequently.
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HASH(0xa841d1b0) out of 5 stars Not the best book. Feb. 8 2009
By T. R. SCHAEFER - Published on Amazon.com
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I have never found the Shelly Cashman series to be very good. But I needed some additional Access 2007 problems, and so I purchased this book. The approach to topics is rather haphazard, and they are not presented in a systematic way that would aid you in retaining the information. Much better is the Access 2007 text by Joseph J. Adamski and Kathleen T. Finnegan.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa8404d2c) out of 5 stars Good reference April 21 2013
By Ruth22 - Published on Amazon.com
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A very basic book with lots of illustrations. Would be very good for someone just out of high school learning Access. A bit rudimentary for someone with some database knowledge.
HASH(0xa87b300c) out of 5 stars MS ACCESS 2007 GREAT BOOK Jan. 22 2012
By FRIEND4LIFE - Published on Amazon.com
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I am using this book Ms Office for Tutorial and must say it is a Excellent Book to use also with the use of the data files that you are able to download with the book. That makes it easy to get a better understanding of the lessons. Ms Access 2007 helps to give a better understanding of the Database. There are different types of Ms Access 2007 and I like this one of the Comprehensive Concept, due to it gives more Details of the explanation of the database. This book gives alot of pictures and gives you visual of how your work is suppose to look like after you have completed the lessons. The lessons are easy to understand. The Ms Office Access 2007: Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques is a Great Book to chose, This Book is Very Detailed, and before I ordered this book I had no experience using Access and this book has given me a better understanding of using the database, with the use of all the lessons in the book.
HASH(0xa82e5714) out of 5 stars nice book Jan. 11 2013
By Michael F - Published on Amazon.com
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bought 2 of these to take a crash course in Access 2007 to make database files to collect research data, it has very nice glossy color pages, clear and easy to read, and although the condition was "used" it did not detract from their utility.