Microsoft's Best Access Database Templates

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Microsoft Database Templates for Home, Work, and More

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Free Templates for Microsoft Access Databases. (c) Paul Bradbury / Caiaimage / Getty Images

Microsoft Access is a relational database, which means this program helps you compare data in the context of other types of data.

You may not know that Microsoft has pre-made databases for personal, business, or academic projects. These templates help you get work done faster!

Note: Microsoft has recently changed how you search for these Office templates. Each of the following template suggestions will walk you through how to find it through the Access interface.

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Nutrition Statistics Tracker Database Template

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Nutrition Statistics Tracker Database Template for Microsoft Access. (c) Screenshot by Cindy Grigg, Courtesy of Microsoft

Many health professionals advise keeping a journal or record, such as this free Nutrition Statistics Tracker Database Template for Microsoft Access. This is one example of how Access is not only for business or organizational projects.

This can be a great way to stay on top of your fitness goals in as nerdy a way as possible. You can get as detailed as cataloging favorite recipes and more.

In Access, select File then New to search for this template by keyword. 

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Budget or Ledger Database Template

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Desktop Personal Account Budget or Ledger Database Template for Microsoft Access. (c) Screenshot by Cindy Grigg, Courtesy of Microsoft

Lots of people use Excel for budgets, but here's a template with even more heft, because it's in Access.

Keep income and expenses straight with this helpful Desktop Personal Account Budget or Ledger Database Template for Microsoft Access.

To find this, select File - New, then type in a description of the template in the Search field.

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Event Management Database Template

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Free Event Management Database Template for Microsoft Access. (c) Screenshot by Cindy Grigg, Courtesy of Microsoft

This free Event Management Database Template for Microsoft Access includes several elements for keeping your team on track.

This tool is great for small or larger events alike. In particular, it can help you manage your library of past, current, or future events in one convenient system.

Within Access, select File then New, and look up the template by keyword.

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Marketing Project Management Database Template

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Marketing Project Management Database Template for Microsoft Access. (c) Screenshot by Cindy Grigg, Courtesy of Microsoft

Track expenses and other campaign details with this free Marketing Project Management Database Template for Microsoft Access.

Keep tabs on everything affecting employees, vendors, clients, and of course, the projects and deliverables themselves.

Select File then New from within the Access interface, then search for the template.

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Education Faculty Contact Database Template

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Free Education Faculty Contact Database Template for Microsoft Access. (c) Screenshot by Cindy Grigg, Courtesy of Microsoft

This free Education Faculty Contact Database Template for Microsoft Access is a great way to keep your educational institution and team running smoothly.

This template can also integrate with your Microsoft Outlook contacts.

In Access, select File - New - Search for the template.

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Business Services Database Template

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Business Services Database Template for Microsoft Access. (c) Screenshot by Cindy Grigg, Courtesy of Microsoft

Keep track of your organization's services in reference to clients, employees, or other referential data using this Business Services Database Template for Microsoft Access. Use the various reporting setups to communicate key data about your business.

You can take advantage of this template's array of macros, which take care of several tasks at once. Even small automation tools like this can be really helpful!

Search for this template in the field that pops up when you go to File - New.

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Academic Student Contact Database Template

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Academic Student Contact Database Template for Microsoft Access. (c) Screenshot by Cindy Grigg, Courtesy of Microsoft

Whether you are an instructor or education administrator, this Academic Student Contact Database Template for Microsoft Access can help you track student progress.

Match key information in no time, such as students' schedules to medications or emergency contact information.

In Access, select File then New to search for this template by keyword.

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Price Comparison Database Template

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Price Comparison Database Template for Microsoft Access. (c) Screenshot by Cindy Grigg, Courtesy of Microsoft

Buying decisions can get complex, particularly if you are doing so on behalf of your organization. This Price Comparison Database Template for Microsoft Access makes it easier to keep your options straight.

Open Microsoft Access as though you are starting a new document, by choosing File then New. Then, find the template by typing in the search words.

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Customer Service Database Template

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Customer Service Database Template for Microsoft Access. (c) Screenshot by Cindy Grigg, Courtesy of Microsoft

This Customer Service Database Template for Microsoft Access helps you track and analyze client interactions and account issues so you can better serve your customers.

The case tracking system allows you to access information when you need it.

In Access, select File then New. At the top of the screen, you can search for this template by keyword.

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