Category: Recommended Books

Step by Step

Steve and Joan Lambert have written a series of books titled Step by Step for Access 2013, Access 2010, and Access 2007.

Spreadsheet Check and Control

Patrick R O'Beirve created Spreadsheet Check and Control which helps users build better spreadsheets.

Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts Books

Bill Jelen and Michael Alexander created Pivot Table Data Crunching for Excel 2013Excel 2010Excel 2007, and Excel 2003.

Paul McFedries created Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts for Excel 2010, Excel 2007, and Excel 2003.

The Quickbooks Consultant’s Reference Guide

If you use QuickBooks in any capacity, then you need The QuickBooks Consultant's Reference Guide published by The Sleeter Group. If you offer consulting services related to QuickBooks, be sure to join The Sleeter Group's Consulting Network.

SQL All-in-One for Dummies

—SQL for Dummies by Allen G. Taylor is a great book to assist you in understanding SQL. These basic tips will allow you to understand the basic information you need to create a SQL.

John Walkenbach’s Favorite Excel Tips & Tricks

John Walkenbach created Favorite Excel Tips and Tricks for Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, and Excel 2003. These tips and tricks will assist you when creating Excel spreadsheets.

Excel Programming Weekend Crash Course

Peter G. Aitken wrote Excel Programming Weekend Crash Course to give you a quick and basic learning tool for Excel programming.

Excel VBA Programming for Dummies

John Walkenbach wrote the books —Excel 2007 VBA Programming for Dummies and —Excel VBA Programming for Dummies. These book will explain everything you need to know about VBA programming.

XML for Dummies

Written by Lucinda Dykes and Ed Tittel, XML for Dummies is a great tool to help learn the basics about XML.

XBRL for Dummies

—Charles Hoffman is the “father” of XBRL, and is credited with the idea of applying XML data to financial reporting. XBRL for Dummies is a great tool to make sure you know the most about your XBRL.

Excel Data Analysis For Dummies

Stephen L. Nelson created Excel Data Analysis For Dummies to help everyone with basic data analysis when using Excel.

Microsoft Office Excel 2010: Data Analysis and Business Modeling

Wayne Winston wrote the book Microsoft Office Excel 2010: Data Analysis and Business Modeling to assist you in analyzing data and business modeling using Excel 2010.

Excel 2010 Data Analysis

Denise Etheridge wrote the book Excel 2010 Data Analysis as a visual blue print for creating and analyzing data, charts, and Pivot tables.

Spreadsheets Check and Control

Spreadsheets Check and Control by Patrick O'Beirne is a guide to help you get the most out of your spreadsheets.

Access Step By Step Book

The book that we recommend for anyone wanting to learn about Microsoft Access is Access Step By Step. There are versions for Access 2007 and Access 2010.