CSA 282


This class was much more theoretical than any of the other classes. Only a few questions on the various quizzes we had were about SQL commands. For the most part, when we weren’t taking quizzes, answering questions, or writing on discussion boards, we were making ERDs and relational schemas like these: 


It’s easier to visualize and organize the database this way rather than by looking at code. 


The examples above and this textbook which we used for our class are both from ERDplus.com, which provides free, in-browser tools to create diagrams for creating databases.

We used this website for a couple classes in my MLIS program as well.