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Computer Literacy
Getting the Most from Your PC



December 1998 | 448 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Want a quick and friendly guide on how to use all the programs on your PC? Computer Literacy will help you get the most from your computer. Written by two social scientists, this book gives academics, researchers and students the information they need on how to analyze data, format a manuscript, get information from the Internet, and do some basic statistical programming. This indispensable guide offers chapters prefaced with learning objectives;`tips' and `steps' to facilitate important operations; and end-of-chapter exercises to put into practice the chapter's lessons.
 
Introduction
 
Computer Hardware
 
Computer Software
 
Communication among Computers
 
The Internet
 
Word Processing
 
Spreadsheets
 
Relational Databases
 
Graphics, Sound, Multimedia and Presentations
 
Essentials of Programming
 
Statistical Programming
 
Real-Time and Batch Programming

"Bernstein and Havig provide a wonderful structure, including chapters on computer hardware, software, communication among computers, the internet, word processing, spreadsheets, relational databases, graphics, sound, multimedia, presentations, and chapters on programming essentials, statistical programming, and real-time and batch programming. . . Recommended for new computer users reading information about Microsoft products." 

H.J. Bender
formerly of University of Maryland University College, Choice

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