Microsoft® Access 2010: Illustrated Complete

  • AUTHOR: Lisa Friedrichsen
  • ISBN-13: 9780538747172 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 504 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008, 2006, 2004
  • ©2011     Published
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About The Product

Loved by instructors for its visual and flexible way to build computer skills, the Illustrated Series is ideal for teaching Microsoft Office Access 2010 to both computer rookies and hotshots. Each two-page spread focuses on a single skill, making information easy to follow and absorb. Large, full-color illustrations represent how the students' screen should look. Concise text introduces the basic principles of the lesson and integrates a case study for further application.


  • SkyDrive appendix covers how to store and share files with almost anyone anywhere!
  • Easy-to-follow and easy-to-absorb two-page spread lessons appeal to a wide variety of learning styles.
  • End-of-chapter Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops make concepts relevant and easier to understand through hands-on applications and detailed explanations.
  • Quick Tips and Trouble boxes within the step-by-step instructions help students avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • Clues to Use boxes offer concise information that expands on the lesson skill or describes a related task, adding context to skills and concepts.

About the Contributor

  • Lisa Friedrichsen

    Lisa Friedrichsen is a Professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she teaches database and web development classes. As an author, she has written several prominent Access, Office, and Web related textbooks. Ms. Friedrichsen combines her ability to teach with extensive industry experience to create clear, practical presentations. Ms. Friedrichsen’s undergraduate degree is in Engineering from Iowa State University and she has an MBA from Drake University. She worked for a decade at IBM Corporation before becoming a consultant, author, and college professor.

Table of Contents

Unit A: Getting Started with Windows 7.
Unit B: Understanding File Management.
Getting Started with Office 2010.
Unit A: Building and Using Access Tables.
Unit B: Building and Using Queries.
Unit C: Creating and Using Forms.
Unit D: Creating and Using Reports.
Unit E: Modifying the Database Structure.
Unit F: Creating Multiple Table Queries.
Unit G: Enhancing Forms .
Unit H: Analyzing Data with Reports.
Unit I: Importing and Exporting Data.
Unit J: Analyzing Database Design Using Northwind.
Unit K: Creating Advanced Queries.
Unit L: Creating Advanced Reports.
Unit M: Building a Database Interface.
Unit N: Creating Macros.
Unit O: Creating Modules and VBA.
Unit P: Maintaining the Database.
Appendix: Working with SkyDrive and Office Web Apps.

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  • Introductory Edition
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