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Web Usability Bibliography

Abels, Eileen G; White, Marilyn Domas; Hahn, Karla L. A user-based design process for Web sites; phase II of a project on design criteria in Web sites.
OCLC Systems & Services (OCLC Syst Serv) v. 15 no1 (1999) p. 35-44

Abels, Eileen G; White, Marilyn Domas; Hahn, Karla L. A user-based design process for Web sites; phase II of a project on design criteria in Web sites.
Internet Research (Internet Res) v. 8 no1 (1998) p. 39-48

Abels, Eileen G; White, Marilyn Domas; Hahn, Karla L. Identifying user-based criteria for Web pages
Internet Research (Internet Res) v. 7 no4 (1997) p. 252-62

Adams, Joyce A. InSite--finally an end-user tool that works.
Online (Weston, Conn.) (Online) v. 22 no4 (July/Aug. '98) p. 94-6

Adams, Mignon; Dougherty, Richard M. How useful is your homepage? A quick and practical approach to evaluating a library s Web site; At the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
College & Research Libraries News (Coll Res Libr News) v. 63 no8 (Sept. 2002) p. 590-2

Bates, Mary Ellen. Looking in from Your Users Eyes
EContent (EContent) v. 25 no11 (Nov. 2002) p. 56

Bell, Hudson; Tang, Nelson K. H. The effectiveness of commercial Internet Web sites: a user's perspective
Internet Research (Internet Res) v. 8 no3 (1998) p. 219-28

Bing, Michelle. Freedonia reaches out to end-users.
Database (Weston, Conn.) (Database) v. 21 (Feb./Mar. 1998) p. 38-40

Byerley, Suzanne L. Usability testing and students with visual disabilities: building electronic curb cuts into a library Web site; at Kraemer Family Library.
Colorado Libraries (Colo Libr) v. 27 no3 (Fall 2001) p. 22-4

Callicott, Burton. Library Web site user testing; at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus.
College & Undergraduate Libraries (Coll Undergrad Libr) v. 9 no1 (2002) p. 1-17

Condron, Lyn; Rundblad, Kevin. People count: user-centered interface design. A report of the LITA Human-Machine Interface Interest Group meeting. American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, July 2000.
Technical Services Quarterly (Tech Serv Q) v. 19 no1 (2001) p. 61-7

Coombs, Norman. New patrons: new challenges; IBM's Home Page Reader for blind and visually impaired users.
Library Hi Tech (Libr Hi Tech) v. 17 no2 (1999) p. 207-10

Cottrell, Janet R; Eisenberg, Michael B 1949-. Web design for information problem-solving: maximizing value for users.
Computers in Libraries (Comput Libr) v. 17 (May 1997) p. 52-4+

Crowley, Gwyneth H; Leffel, Rob; Ramirez, Diana; Hart, Judith L; Armstrong, Tommy S. User perceptions of the library's Web pages: a focus group study at Texas A & M University.
The Journal of Academic Librarianship (J Acad Libr) v. 28 no4 (July 2002) p. 205-10

Davidson, Jeanne R; Rusk, Cherie. Creating a university Web in a team environment.
The Journal of Academic Librarianship (J Acad Libr) v. 22 (July 1996) p. 302-5

Dickstein, Ruth; Mills, Victoria A. Usability testing at the University of Arizona Library: how to let the users in on the design.
Information Technology and Libraries (Inf Technol Libr) v. 19 no3 (Sept. 2000) p. 144-51

ebrarian for Libraries: Multi-user Access to Quality Content at an Affordable Price; Web site review Interlending & Document Supply
(Interlending Doc Supply) v. 30 no3 (2002) p. 158-9

Fichter, Darlene. Checklists Lay the Foundation for Web Site Quality.
Online (Weston, Conn.) (Online) v. 26 no5 (Sept./Oct. 2002) p. 79-81

Foster, Janet B. "How may I help you?" in cyberspace; user-friendly Web sites for public libraries.
Public Libraries (Public Libr) v. 40 no3 (May/June 2001) p. 157-8

Fraser, Beth Mabel; Comden, Dan; Burgstahler, Sheryl.Including users with disabilities: designing library Web sites for accessibility.
Choice (Choice) v. 35 supp (Aug. 1998) p. 35-7

Galvan-Estrada, Laura. Moving Towards a User-Centered, Database-Driven Web Site at the UCSD Libraries.
Internet Reference Services Quarterly (Internet Ref Serv Q) v. 7 no1/2 (2002) p. 49-61

Head, Alison J. Web redemption and the promise of usability.
Online (Weston, Conn.) (Online) v. 23 no6 (Nov./Dec. 1999) p. 20-3+

Head, Alison J. Hewlett-Packard: usability testing from the field. Online (Weston, Conn.) (Online) v. 23 no6 (Nov./Dec. 1999) p. 30+

Hert, Carol Anne; Jacob, Elin K; Dawson, Patrick. A usability assessment of online indexing structures in the networked environment; insights for Web site design.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science (J Am Soc Inf Sci) v. 51 no11 (Sept. 2000) p. 971-88

Hudson, Laura. Radical usability (or, Why you need to stop redesigning your Web site).
Library Computing (Libr Comput) v. 19 no1/2 (2000) p. 86-92

Jacso, Peter. Working with, not against, Web-savvy users.
Computers in Libraries (Comput Libr) v. 22 no1 (Jan. 2002) p. 50-1

Jorgensen, Peter E. Webmastering in the public library: creating user-friendly Websites for staff and the public; at Lincoln City Libraries.
Nebraska Library Association Quarterly (Nebr Libr Assoc Q) v. 32 no2 (Summer 2001) p. 6-9

Kinder, Sean. Web page accessibility for users with disabilities.
Kentucky Libraries (Ky Libr) v. 65 no4 (Fall 2001) p. 21-2

King, David L. Library home page design: a comparison of page layout for front-ends to ARL library Web sites.
College & Research Libraries (Coll Res Libr) v. 59 no5 (Sept. 1998) p. 458-65

Lilly, Erica B; Van Fleet, Connie Jean 1950-. Wired but not connected: accessibility of academic library home pages; for disabled users.
The Reference Librarian (Ref Libr) no67-68 (1999) p. 5-28

McGillis, Louise; Toms, Elaine G. Usability of the academic library Web site: implications for design; study at the Memorial University of Newfoundland.
College & Research Libraries (Coll Res Libr) v. 62 no4 (July 2001) p. 355-67

McMullen, Susan. Usability testing in a library Web site redesign project; at Roger Williams University.
Reference Services Review (Ref Serv Rev) v. 29 no1 (2001) p. 7-22

Minkel, Walter. Become enabled; designing Web sites for handicapped users.
Library Journal (1976) (Libr J) Net connect (Summer 2001) p. 30-1

Minkel, Walter. Become enabled; designing Web sites for handicapped users.
School Library Journal (SLJ) Net connect (Summer 2001) p. 30-1

Mitchell, W. Bede; Davidson, Laura B; Branch, Virginia. Testing the design of a library information gateway; evaluating Web-site usability at Georgia Southern University and Appalachian State University.
The Southeastern Librarian (Southeast Libr) v. 49 no3/4 (Fall/Winter 2001) p. 4-10

Norlin, Elaina; Winters, CM. Usability testing for library Web sites a hands-on guide 2002.
American Lib. Assn. ISBN: 0838935117 (pa):

Pace, Andrew K. Optimizing library Web services: a usability approach; special issue.
Library Technology Reports (Libr Technol Rep) v. 38 no2 (Mar./Apr. 2002) p. 1-87

Pack, Thomas. Use it or lose it: Jakob Nielsen champions content usability.
EContent (EContent) v. 24 no4 (June 2001) p. 44-6

Roberts, Gary. Designing a database-driven Web site, or, The evolution of the InfoIguana; user interface for Web resources at Alfred University. Computers in Libraries
(Comput Libr) v. 20 no9 (Oct. 2000) p. 26-32

Roy, Marie Christine; Dewit, Olivier; Aubert, Benoit A. The impact of interface usability on trust in Web retailers
Internet Research (Internet Res) v. 11 no5 (2001) p. 388-98

Sowards, Steven W. "Save the time of the surfer": evaluating Web sites for users.
Library Hi Tech (Libr Hi Tech) v. 15 no3-4 (1997) p. 155-8

Spivey, Mark A. The vocabulary of library home pages: an influence on diverse and remote end-users Information Technology and Libraries
(Inf Technol Libr) v. 19 no3 (Sept. 2000) p. 151-6

Stover, Mark; Zink, Steven D. World Wide Web home page design: patterns and anomalies of higher education library home pages.
Reference Services Review (Ref Serv Rev) v. 24 no3 (1996) p. 7-20

Turner, Steven. The HEP Test for Grading Web Site Usability.
Computers in Libraries (Comput Libr) v. 22 no10 (Nov./Dec. 2002) p. 37-9

White, Martin S. Information architecture and usability.
EContent (EContent) v. 25 no4 (Apr. 2002) p. 46-7

Williams, Mark Eugene. Seduced and abandoned on the Web (or, How users are seduced by the Internet and then abandon their critical faculties).
Book Report (Book Rep) v. 17 no1 [i.e. no2] (Sept./Oct. '98) p. 8-10+

Yu, Byeong-Min; Roh, Seak-Zoon. The effects of menu design on information-seeking performance and user's attitude on the World Wide Web.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (J Am Soc Inf Sci Tech) v. 53 no11 (Sept. 2002) p. 923-33