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CIS classes guide: Research Resources
Good for CIS101, Spreadsheet Concepts, Database Concepts, and Advanced Database Concepts.
Here are a few e-books to help students with these classes. These books are intended to give students some tutorials in the programs used. The journal listings and Databases can help the student with their "Information Systems" papers. Either way, keep this graphic in mind as you do your researches.
This list is by no means exhaustive, but it gives the researcher/student some basics to help them. Please utilize the databases listed for more in-depth research.
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Microsoft Excel 2016 Step by Step by Curtis FryeNow in full color! The quick way to learn Microsoft Excel 2016! This is learning made easy. Get more done quickly with Excel 2016. Jump in wherever you need answers--brisk lessons and full-color screen shots show you exactly what to do, step by step. Quickly set up workbooks, enter data, and format it for easier viewing Perform calculations and find and correct errors Filter, sort, summarize, and combine data Analyze data by using PivotTables, PivotCharts, scenarios, data tables, and Solver Visualize data with charts and graphs, including new sunbursts, waterfalls, and treemaps Build data models and use them in business intelligence analyses Create timelines, forecasts, and visualizations, including KPIs and PowerMap data maps Look up just the tasks and lessons you need
Publication Date: 2015-10-08
Microsoft Office 2016 Step by Step by Joan Lambert; Curtis FryeNow in full color! This is learning made easy. Get more done quickly with Office 2016. Jump in wherever you need answers - brisk lessons and colorful screenshots show you exactly what to do, step by step. Covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Includes Office 365 subscription information Discover how to use cloud storage with OneDrive and your Office 365 subscription Format Word documents for maximum visual impact Build powerful, reliable Excel workbooks for analysis and reporting Prepare highly effective PowerPoint presentations Use Outlook to organize your email, calendar, and contacts Includes downloadable practice files
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arXiv is a free distribution service and an open-access archive for 1,709,749 scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics. Materials on this site are not peer-reviewed by arXiv.
covers the spectrum of the applied sciences, representing knowledge on traditional engineering challenges and providing material for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology.
CASC provides indexing and abstracting for academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources. Full Text is available for more than 500 periodicals. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies.