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Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Computers: Tools for an Information Age / Edition 7

Computers: Tools for an Information Age / Edition 7

by H. L. Capron


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Computers: Tools for an Information Age / Edition 7

This book is an excellent tool that users can rely on. Its direct, complete presentation and easy-to-use style shows the latest in computers and allows for quick grasp of the concepts presented. Coverage of microcomputers, midrange, and mainframe computer systems is included throughout the book, along with information about ethics, security, the internet, word processing, desktop publishing, networking, database management systems, and programming and languages. For those seeking employment in the field of Information Technology, including database management and systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780130919557
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 07/28/2001
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 392

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Brief version contains Chapters 1-8.)

 1. Computers: Tools for an Information Age.

 2. Applications Software: Getting the Work Done.

 3. Operating Systems: Software in the Background.

 4. The Central Processing Unit: What Goes On Inside the Computer.

 5. Input and Output: The User Connection.

 6. Storage and Multimedia: The Facts and More.

 7. Networking: Computer Connections.

 8. The Internet.

 9. Ethics and Social Issues.

10. Security and Privacy: Computers and the Internet.

11. Word Processing and Desktop Publishing: Printing It.

12. Spreadsheets and Business Graphics: Facts and Figures.

13. Database Management: Getting Data Together.

14. Systems Analysis and Design: The Big Picture.

15. Programming and Languages: Telling the Computer What to Do.

16. Management Information Systems: Classical Models and New Approaches.

Appendix: The Continuing Story of the Computer Age: Past, Present, and Future.

Buyer's Guide: How to Buy a Personal Computer.

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