Description of the illustration cncpt231.eps

On the left side of the diagram is an icon of files labeled "External Files." To the right of this icon is a double arrow. In the middle is a cylinder icon containing two boxes: Access Driver and External Table Metadata. The latter shows two dotted lines leading to Data Dictionary. To the right of the cylinder is a left-sided arrow labeled "Queries of External Table." To the right of this arrow is an icon of a user in front of a computer.