Web Design Bibliography

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This edition features important usability topics such as international testing, persona creation, remote testing, and accessibility.
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    Don’t Make Me Think!: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, Second Edition
    By Steve Krug
    New Riders, August 2005
    ISBN: 0321344758
    216 pages, $40.00

    Five years and more than 100,000 copies after it was first published, it’s hard to imagine anyone working in Web design who hasn’t read Steve Krug’s instant classic on Web usability, but people are still discovering it every day. In this second edition, Steve adds three new chapters in the same style as the original: wry and entertaining, yet loaded with insights and practical advice for novice and veteran alike. Don’t be surprised if it completely changes the way you think about Web design.
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    Measuring the User Experience: Collecting, Analyzing, and Presenting Usability Metrics
    By Thomas Tullis, William Albert
    Morgan Kaufmann, March 2008
    ISBN: 9780123735584
    336 pages, $44.42

    Effectively measuring the usability of any product requires choosing the right metric, applying it, and effectively using the information it reveals. This book provides the first single source of practical information to enable usability professionals and product developers to do just that. The authors organize dozens of metrics into six categories: performance, issues-based, self-reported, web navigation, derived, and behavioral/physiological. They explore each metric, considering best methods for collecting, analyzing, and presenting the data. They provide step-by-step guidance for measuring the usability of any type of product using any type of technology.
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Handbook of Usability Testing: How to Plan, Design, and Conduct Effective Tests, Second Edition
    By Jeffrey Rubin, Dana Chisnell, Jared Spool
    John Wiley & Sons, May 2008
    ISBN: 9780470185483
    384 pages, $38.59

    This fully revised handbook provides clear, step-by-step guidelines to help you test your product for usability. Completely updated with current industry best practices, it can give you that all-important marketplace advantage: products that perform the way users expect. You’ll learn to recognize factors that limit usability, decide where testing should occur, set up a test plan to assess goals for your product’s usability, and more.
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    Web Form Design
    By Luke Wroblewski
    Rosenfeld Media, May 2008
    ISBN: 9781457102387
    226 pages, $22.00

    In this book, Luke Wroblewski draws on original research, experience, and the perspectives of many of the field’s leading designers to show you everything you need to know about designing effective Web forms.
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    Usable Usability: Simple Steps for Making Stuff Better
    By Eric Reiss
    John Wiley & Sons, July 2012
    ISBN: 9781118240434
    256 pages, $39.99

    This book teaches you how to understand a user’s needs, divulges techniques for exceeding a user’s expectations, and provides a host of hard won advice for improving the overall quality of a user’s experience. The author shares his knowledge from decades of experience making products useable for everyone, all in an engaging, easy-to-apply manner. This book reveals proven tools that simply make products better, from the users’ perspective. It zeroes in on essential elements to consider when planning a product, such as its functionality and responsiveness, whether or not it is ergonomic, making it foolproof, and more.
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    Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems
    By Steve Krug
    New Riders, December 2009
    ISBN: 9780321702821
    168 pages, $35.00

    It’s been known for years that usability testing can dramatically

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