Media praise for Access 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual
"When I first encountered the "For Starters" books, I wondered why users would purchase them. For a little more money they could get the whole enchilada in the parent book. But I was wrong. They are very easy to read, provide all the basics and steer clear of those tools most users never touch."
-- , Polk Computer User Group
"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
-- , Bangkok Post
"There are a lot of good books, but I keep returning to the Missing Manual series because they are inexpensive, easy to read and full of cool tricks and tips."
-- , The South Bay Apple Mac User Group
"The Missing Manual series is simply the most intelligent and usable series of guidebooks..."
-- , co-founder of Wired
"I have never seen a manual for any program, hardware or OS which is anywhere close to this series in its helpfulness to the reader. Anyone other than the well trained techs can find this book valuable."
-- , Des Moines Macintosh User's Group
"O'Reilly's new "For Starters" missing manuals are even more accessible to newcomers than the general "missing manuals" titles: each offers a fast-paced, easy tutorial with a focus on the basics for using each program right out of the box."
-- , The Bookwatch
"As with all other Microsoft products, Access 2007 For Starters: The Missing Manual should have been in the box with the application. Once again, it is your best friend for answers, in spite of the Help area in the product...In spite of the fact that this book is For Starters, make no mistake, Microsofts Access is a heavy-weight application that will take time to learn. However, it is easier to learn the application using Access 2007 For Starters rather than continually input mountains of information into various reports, when this application will allow you to query and then generate a report with all the data that you require."
-- , Director, Broward Personal Computer Association, Inc.
"The books generally are nicely written, easy to read, flow logically, and have a wealth of information to get you up to speed quickly or at least as fast as you can read. I am a strong proponent of these types of manuals since I find that the time spent in reading them to be more productive than learning to use a software program by trial-and-error or going through the built-in Help files or other online aids."
-- , Orange Bytes, North Orange County Computer Club
"I have reviewed quite a number of Missing Manual books and I am always impressed with them. David Pogue is a Mac master and the depth of his knowledge shines through."
-- , ACT Apple User Group Incorporated