Various readings and references
Three texts on user interface:
About Face: The Essentials of User Interface Design, Alan Cooper, IDG Books Worldwide, 1995.
Human Performance Engineering, Robert W. Bailey, Prentice Hall, 1996.
Human-Computer Interaction, Alan Dix, Finlay, Aboud & Beale, Prentice Hall, 1998.
Usable Web -- "785 links about web usability"
The AlertBox -- "current issues in web usability"
HCI Sites -- links on Human Computer Interaction from ACM's SIGCHI
HCI at Stanford -- the graduate programs at Stanford are headed by Terry Winograd -- probably the most noted authority in the field. Check out the Stanford Interactive Workspaces Project and the Stanford Digital Libraries Technology Project.
The Bailey library has extensive databases of main stream academic journals. Many are available in full-text form so that you may actually read the up-to-date article from the comfort of your computer.
Bailey library -- main page
ACM interactions magazine -- from the Association for Computing Machinery -- I think we can now gain access to this through Bailey Library.
In Bailey library:
- Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition.
- Learning and motivation.
- Cognitive psychology.
- Memory & cognition.
- Communications of the ACM.
- Computers in society.
- IBM systems journal.
- Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery.
navigation -- taxonomy, cataloging and classification, indexing, searching, hypertext link structures
Rapid Navigation in OnLine Documents by Michael Hoffman
accessibility -- readability, disability, culture, gender, language
Eye Tracking Study of Web Readers
human cognition & perception -- the nervous system, learning & memory, problem solving
social issues -- collaboration, workgroup dynamics
evaluation -- qualitative and quantitative methods
design -- from aesthetics to marketing
maintenance -- coding issues, multiple authorship, site consistency,
history and case studies--
Graphical User Interface Gallery
MouseSite - from Stanford University -- a site exploring the history of human computer interaction
Interface Hall of Shame