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The following books are recommended for more detailed information (with links to Amazon).

Feasibility: justifying the cost-benefits

[offsite] Cost-Justifying Usability. Randolph G. Bias (Editor), Deborah J. Mayhew (Editor). Academic Press, 1994.

[offsite] The Trouble With Computers: Usefulness, Usability, and Productivity. Thomas K. Landauer . MIT Press, 1996.


[offsite] Usability Engineering. Jakob Nielsen. AP Professional, 1994.

[offsite] The Usability Engineering Lifecycle: A Practitioner's Handbook for User Interface Design. Deborah J. Mayhew. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1999.

Contextual design

[offsite] Contextual Design. Hugh Beyer, Karen Holtzblatt. Morgan Kaufmann, 1997.

Usability evaluation and testing

[offsite] Practical Guide to Usability Testing. Joseph Dumas. Intellect Books, 1999.

[offsite] Handbook of Usability Testing. Jeffrey Rubin. John Wiley & Sons, 1994.

Web site design

[offsite] Designing Web Usability. Jakob Nielsen. New Riders. 1999.

[offsite] Web Site Usability. Jared Spool, Terri DeAngelo, Tara Scanlon, Will Schroeder, Carolyn Snyder. Morgan Kaufmann, 1998.

GUI design

[offsite] Microsoft Windows User Experience. Microsoft Press, 1999. [Official Microsoft guidelines for creating well-designed, visually and functionally consistent user interfaces, also available on the web.]

[offsite] GUI Design Handbook, Susan Fowler. McGraw Hill.

[offsite] About Face: The Essentials of User Interface Design, Alan Cooper. IDG Books

[offsite] GUI Design for Dummies, Laura Arlov. IDG Books

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