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Selected Web sites on Usability

Usable Information Technology http://www.useit.com/
More reports and usability guidelines. Web Usability Books. Homepage Usability. 50 Websites Deconstructed Designing Web Usability: The Practice of Simplicity. Web usability, usability engineering and approach to design and Web quality

http://www.usability.gov/
Usability Basics o What is usability? o Why is usability important? o How much does it cost? Methods for Designing Usable Web Sites. Provided by the National Cancer Institute. Includes information and resources on making web sites...

http://www.usableweb.com/
A collection of links and accompanying information about HCI centered on the Web. 1423 links about web usability

Usability Professionals' Association http://www.upassoc.org/
Proceedings, tutorial notes, and other items from past conferences are now available for sale through the Usability Store. People new to usability?

GVU: The Graphics, Visualization & Usability Center http://www.cc.gatech.edu/gvu/
Development of new technologies in graphics, usability and visualization

Usability First http://www.usabilityfirst.com/
What is usability? Usability usually refers to software but is relevant to any product. Experience and knowledge on website and software usability.

The Usability Methods Toolbox http://www.best.com/~jthom/usability/
This site describes methods for evaluating the usability of your products.

Microsoft Usability http://www.microsoft.com/usability/default.htm
Participate in usability research sessions, focus groups and product evaluations.

Web Usability http://www.weinschenk.com/
Tools and Training for Usable Web Sites

Free Usability Kit http://www.classicsys.com/
Guidelines, tools and training for usable applications

Catalyst Group Design http://www.catalystgroupdesign.com/
Experienced, professional UI design and site evaluations

(Provided by Ming Hou, Ph. D, Student U of T)

Some of usability and human factor sites:

http://www.trace.wisc.edu/world/web/index.html
http://www-3.ibm.com/ibm/easy/eou_ext.nsf/publish/561/
http://psychology.wichita.edu/optimalweb/ (THE BEST!)
http://world.std.com/~uieweb/surprise.htm
http://www.interface-analysis.com/ergoworld/hci.htm
http://www.usernomics.com/hf.html

(Provided by Sherry Bondy, Technical Writer, Web Handbook Content Manager, Bank of Montreal)

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