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Microsoft® Office Access 2003

Microsoft® Office Access 2003

Microsoft Official Academic Course

ISBN: 978-0-470-06904-2

Oct 2006

566 pages

Select type: Spiral-bound paperback


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Easy to follow step by step lessons enable students to quickly and efficiently learn the features of Microsoft Access 2003 and how to use them at school, at home, and in the workplace. This Microsoft Official Academic Course offers friendly, straightforward instruction with a focus on real-world business scenarios. Included with the book is a 180-day trial version of Microsoft Office Professional 2003 and dynamic interactive tutorials from the Microsoft eLearning Library. Skills covered in the book correspond to the objectives tested on the Microsoft Office Specialist Access 2003 examination. A complete instructor support program is available with the text.

Related Resources

Conventions And Features Used in this Book.

Using the CD-ROMs.

MOS Objectives.

Taking a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Test.

Microsoft e-Learning Library.

Lesson 1 Understanding Databases.

Lesson 2 Creating Tables.

Lesson 3 Working with Tables.

Lesson 4 Creating and Using Queries.

Lesson 5 Designing a Form.

Lesson 6 Designing a Report.

Lesson 7 Customizing Tables.

Lesson 8 Creating Custom Queries.

Lesson 9 Customizing Forms.

Lesson 10 Customizing Reports.

Lesson 11 Using Databases on the Internet.

Lesson 12 Automating Tasks.

Lesson 13 Using Database Tools.

Lesson 14 Integrating Access with Other Office Applications.



  • Interactive Simulations from the Microsoft eLearning Library augment each lesson in the text. Icons in the textbook let the students know when a procedure is covered in an e-training on the Student CD.
  • Comprehensive instructor support materials save you time without sacrificing a quality classroom experience. You’ll find the Brownstone test bank, Microsoft PowerPoint slides, and teaching tips and suggestions on the instructor CD and available from the Microsoft Learning Online Instructor Resource Center.

  • Step by Step methodology guides students through the basics and reinforces acquired skills as they progress through each unit. Cleary stated learning objectives, challenging task-oriented procedures and numerous real-world business scenarios help students understand how to use the technology in school, at home and on the job.