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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ Microsoft® Office 2007 by Sherry Willard Kinkoph

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Chapter 18. Database Basics

Understanding Database Basics

Access is a popular database program that you can use to catalog and manage large amounts of data. You can use Access to manage anything, from a simple table of data to large, multifaceted lists of information. If you are new to Access, you should take a moment and familiarize yourself with the basic terms that are associated with the program.

Understanding Database Basics

Defining Databases

Simply defined, a database is a collection of information. You use databases every day whether you are aware of it or not. Common databases include telephone directories or television program schedules. Your own database examples might ...

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