This code will show rows from 17th and then next 3 ordered by name from table authors in database pubs. Table must have primary key and of course ordered column. You can change value 'from' in line 'SET ROWCOUNT 17' and value 'next' (how many rows)in line SELECT TOP 3. It is good to show exact range of ordered data. Customize this code for your needs.
For most DBAs, normalization is an understood concept, a bread and butter bit of knowledge. However, it is not at all unusual to review a database design by a development group for an OLTP (OnLine Transaction Processing) environment and find that the schema chosen is anything but properly normalized. This article by Brian Kelley will give you the core knowledge to data model.