to Norm's Database Normalisation Web Site
developed by UCLAN students: Andy Owen, David George, Greg Laidler and Jo Coleman.
This site is dedicated to providing
an insight into the mechanics of Databases - what they are, how
they are structured and, most importantly, what activities need
to be undertaken to create an efficient and effective database -
in short the process of Normalisation.
We hope that you will find the site
What additional support is provided?
Well, Norm - that's him up on the left - has a range of support
Try the Glossary section to get
detailed explanations of all the technical terms that you are likely
Alternatively, click on the Search
button at the top left of every page to instantly track down any
words contained within the site.
For additional information about databases
and Normalisation, we've included a set of links to other web sites
- try the Web Links page for further
section will provide you with additional support relating to how
to quickly get answers to issues regarding identifying site locations
and contacting other users. We also have a useful section in our
Download page where weíve
found some useful items of software to use.
So, how is this site structured?
The essential components are the Theory
sections and the Interactive Exercise
Our aim is to, firstly, give you an
opportunity to understand the key elements of the subject and then,
secondly, give you the chance of testing your knowledge or understanding.
Hopefully, in a short time you will have a clear understanding
of terms like 1NF, One to Many and many other issues that are required
knowledge if you intend to design and build effective databases.
Contact with other students.
Board provides you with an opportunity to find out information
from fellow web site visitors.
Let's face it, there are always issues
that don't make sense first time around and we don't promise to
find every answer for you. Speak to others for assistance or even
help them along aswell!
For an overview of what is available
across the site click on the Site Map
hyperlink at the top right of each page to view the layout of Norm's
If you have any issue regarding the
site then you can contact the team by visiting the Contact