Computer Skills/Intermediate/Databases

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Intermediate database concepts include database search and the difference between spreadsheets and databases.

Objectives and Skills[edit]

Objectives and skills for databases include:[1]

  • Know appropriate search terms for database searches
  • Distinguish between spreadsheets and databases

Multimedia[edit]

  1. YouTube: Quick Tips & Shortcuts for Database Searching
  2. YouTube: MS Access 2007 Tutorial - Spreadsheets Vs Databases. Which one should I use?

Activities[edit]

  1. Use Google Scholar to perform an advanced database search for the words library database search in the title of the article.
  2. Based on the spreadsheet application in use on your system, perform an Internet search for spreadsheet limits for that application. Identify when a database application would be a better choice (number of rows, number of columns, or number of tables).

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