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Usability and HCI Magazines and Journals


offsiteUser Experience

Topical articles dealing with the broad field of usability and the user experience. Free to UPA members.


Ideas, standards, practices, research results and case studies to of interest to users, developers, designers, managers, researchers and purchasers interested in HCI. Free to ACM SIGCHI members.


offsiteBehaviour and Information Technology (BIT)

Behaviour and Information Technology (BIT) deals with the human aspects of this technology and reports original research and development on the design, use, and impact of information technology in all its forms. BIT attracts a wide, international readership, from researchers and system designers to personnel specialists and planners.

offsiteInteractions. New Visions of Human-Computer Interactions

Interactions is the ACM's bi-monthly magazine for designers of interactive products.

offsiteInternational Journal of Human-Computer Interaction

The International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction addresses the cognitive, social, health, and ergonomics aspects of work with computers. It also emphasises the human and the computer science aspects of the effective design and use of computer interactive systems.

The journal presents original research both in the generic aspects of interface design and in the special application of interface design in a variety of diversified leisure and work activities.

offsiteIEEE Software

IEEE Software's mission is to build the community of leading software practitioners. It delivers reliable, useful, leading-edge software development information to keep engineers and managers abreast of rapid technology change. The authority on translating software theory into practice, the magazine positions itself between pure research and pure practice, transferring ideas, methods, and experiences among researchers and engineers. Peer-reviewed articles, topical interviews, and columns by seasoned practitioners illuminate all aspects of the industry, including process improvement, project management, development tools, software maintenance, Web applications and opportunities, testing, usability, and much more.

offsiteInternational Journal of Human-Computer Studies

The International Journal of Human-Computer Studies publishes original research over the whole spectrum of work on both the theory and practice of human-computer interaction and the human-machine interface. The journal covers the boundaries between computing and artificial intelligence, psychology, linguistics, mathematics, engineering, and social organization.



Updated January 2006 by Nigel Bevan.

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