Learning SQL: A Step-By-Step Guide Using Access is a brief, hands-on tutorial covering the basics of using SQL, as well as using the Access database engine with SQL. It assumes no previous knowledge of programming or databases. The book focuses on providing an introduction to beginning SQL tasks. Throughout the chapters, readers are taken through various beginning aspects of SQL. At the end of each chapter, a series of exercises is provided to facilitate the practice of these newly learned skills. Throughout the book, common pitfalls and style tips are called out in margin boxes. With this book, readers learn not only the basics, but also gain insight into how these are used by professional Access SQL programmers.Sikha Bagui is the author of 'Learning SQL: A Step-by-Step Guide Using Access', published 2003 under ISBN 9780321119049 and ISBN 0321119045.