Best books on usability and web interface design

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* Don't Make Me Think! by Steve Krug - Good overview of basic web usability principles
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* [http://worldcat.org/oclc/45408234 Don't Make Me Think!] by Steve Krug - Good overview of basic web usability principles
  
* Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design by Jennifer Tidwell - Great reference
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* [http://worldcat.org/oclc/67612148 Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design] by Jennifer Tidwell - Great reference
  
* Homepage Usability: 50 Websites Deconstructed by Jacob Nielsen & Marie Tahir - A clear, concise examination of website usability that includes design guidelines and design statistics.  An excellent resource for conducting a usability review of your current or potential site.
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* [http://worldcat.org/oclc/46602430 Homepage Usability: 50 Websites Deconstructed] by Jacob Nielsen & Marie Tahir - A clear, concise examination of website usability that includes design guidelines and design statistics.  An excellent resource for conducting a usability review of your current or potential site.
  
 
* Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction by Helen Sharp - Covers methods for user experience research and how to apply that to design
 
* Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction by Helen Sharp - Covers methods for user experience research and how to apply that to design
  
* [http://worldcat.org/oclc/59467769 The Elements of user experience : user-centered design for the web] by [http://jjg.net/ Jesse James Garrett], excellent and concise summary of website design process.
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* [http://worldcat.org/oclc/59467769 The Elements of user experience : user-centered design for the web] by [http://jjg.net/ Jesse James Garrett] - excellent and concise summary of website/interact web app design process. You can read chapter 3 (the key introduction) online on Garrett's site.
  
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* Designing for Interaction by Dan Saffer - Excellent resource for anyone interested to learn how to design effective user interfaces.
 
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Revision as of 17:14, 11 March 2011

  • Homepage Usability: 50 Websites Deconstructed by Jacob Nielsen & Marie Tahir - A clear, concise examination of website usability that includes design guidelines and design statistics. An excellent resource for conducting a usability review of your current or potential site.
  • Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction by Helen Sharp - Covers methods for user experience research and how to apply that to design
  • Designing for Interaction by Dan Saffer - Excellent resource for anyone interested to learn how to design effective user interfaces.
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