Using Microcomputers: A Guide Book for Writers, Teachers, and Researchers

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Brownell's book is an introductory text on microcomputers for 'academics'. It contains specific examples of computer applications useful to social scientists. The examples are of bibliographies, references, research notes, census data, survey data, grant and contract accounting, instructional possibilities and the preparation of book length manuscripts. The chapters on hardware contain brief descriptions of the most popular machines with specifications and observations on their varying usefulness. The software ...

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Brownell's book is an introductory text on microcomputers for 'academics'. It contains specific examples of computer applications useful to social scientists. The examples are of bibliographies, references, research notes, census data, survey data, grant and contract accounting, instructional possibilities and the preparation of book length manuscripts. The chapters on hardware contain brief descriptions of the most popular machines with specifications and observations on their varying usefulness. The software discussions consist of basic descriptions of programming: what they can do; how easy they are to learn; and their principal advantages and disadvantages.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780803922914
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 4/1/1985
  • Pages: 320

Table of Contents

The Microcomputer Revolution
The Hardware
Microcomputers and their Operating Systems
Possibilities and More Possibilities
An Overview of Computer Software and Applications
The Writer's Tool
Text Processing
Managing Information
Database Systems
Numbers & Numbers
Spreadsheets and Statistical Analysis Programs
Communications
Keeping in Touch
Special Programs

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