Here at work, we need to import from DBase files every now and again. DBase is a strange breed of database if you’ve been working in SQL. To import from SQL, you use a OLE DB connection and then pick the folder that contains your DBase file – which is actually just one table. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa337084.aspx
I seem to remember running into a problem with the length of the DBase file name a year or so ago, so if you’re still having problems try shortening the name.