for Microsoft Access 2nd edition


Book: SQL Simplified

Online Courses:
Introduction to SQL
Intermediate SQL

About the Book

Structured Query Language (SQL) is the industry standard database programming language. It is used to create databases, manipulate and retrieve data, and to provide security for relational databases. Some of the more popular Database Management Systems (DBMSs) that implement SQL include Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL. If you manage data or plan to work in a field managing data, you should make learning SQL a priority.

SQL for Microsoft Access 2nd edition unlocks the power of Structured Query Language (SQL) in Microsoft Access. It guides the reader through step-by-step examples of creating a database in Microsoft Access using SQL script to create tables, add records to tables, and retrieve and manage records using simple to advanced data manipulation techniques including queries and views. The reader also encounters examples of integrating SQL script into VBA and ASP code.

  • Explore the relational database structure and the basics of SQL.
  • Learn how to insert, retrieve, and filter records.
  • Understand how table joins, unions, and subqueries are used to retrieve records from multiple tables.
  • Learn how to use views and temporary tables.
  • Discover how to prompt the user for information with parameter queries.
  • Find out how SQL can be used to enhance Active Server pages.
  • Test your knowledge through the end-of-chapter quizzes and projects.


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SQL for Microsoft Access 2nd edition is also available at Barnes and Noble.  It is also available through most on-line bookstores.
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About the Authors

Dr. Cecelia L. Allison
wrote and facilitates an on-line SQL course (Introduction to SQL) that is offered on-line through hundreds of accredited colleges, universities, and other accredited educational facilities worldwide. She is an experienced software tester and technical specialist with many years of hands-on experience using and teaching SQL. Dr. Allison is the author of SQL Simplified: Learn to Read and Write Structured Query Language and SQL for Microsoft Access 2nd edition. She teaches on-line technical courses for Park University. Dr. Allison holds a Bachelor of Science in finance, a Master of Science in information systems, and a Doctor of Business Administration in management information systems.

Neal Berkowitz
is a computer consultant, author, web designer, system analyst, and computer builder with 25 years of experience. An acknowledged Access expert in the Dallas area, he has co-authored four books for Wordware and written a number of articles.


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