Results for Web Design
There are 12 resources for Web Design in the library.
Articles and Papers
An Information Architecture Story: Reshaping www.plainlanguage.gov to Meet Changed Needs
by Thom Haller (6/2011)
Subject: Case Studies, Information Architecture - Theory, Web Design
Abstract: Thom Haller describes a a five-phase waterfall framework redesign of the US government PlainLanguage.gov website. The framework can be divided into five sections: Gathering, Evaluating, Chunking, Knowing/Testing and Optimizing.
Designing for Search Engines and Stars
by Shirley E. Kaiser (2001)
Subject: Web Design
Web Page Layout: A Comparison Between Left- and Right-justified Site Navigation Menus
by Tim Bosenick, James Kalbach (4/28/2003)
Subject: Primary Navigation, Web Design
Abstract: The usability of two Web page layouts was directly compared: one with the main site navigation menu on the left of the page, and one with the main site navigation menu on the right. This research questions the current leading Web design thought that the main navigation menu should be left justified.
Blogs, Columns and Journals
by Jakob Nielsen (1995)
Subject: User Centered Design, Web Design
Abstract: Jakob Nielsen's bi-weekly column that investigates a broad range of Web usability principles and ideas.
Japanese at www.usability.gr.jp/alertbox/
Critical Reviews of Corporate Websites
by Lou Rosenfeld (2000 to 2000)
Subject: Information Architecture - General, Web Design
Abstract: This column reviewed corporate Web sites from an IA perspective. Reviewed sites include gm.com, toysrus.com, and fedex.com.
by Lucian Millis
Subject: Experience Design, Web Design
Abstract: "LucDesk is a personal (web)log focusing on web design, user experience, creative use of technology, and other topics of interest, including security, digital art, photography, illustration, and more."
Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning (3rd Edition)
by Dan Brown (2011)
Subject: Information Architecture - Practices, Process & Techniques, Web Design
Abstract: Successful web design teams depend on clear communication between developers and their clients — and among members of the development team. Wireframes, site maps, flow charts, and other design diagrams establish a common language so designers and project teams can capture ideas, track progress, and keep their stakeholders informed. In this all new edition of Communicating Design, author and information architect Dan Brown defines and describes each deliverable, then offers practical advice for creating the documents and using them in the context of teamwork and presentations, independent of methodology. Whatever processes, tools, or approaches you use, this book will help you improve the creation and presentation of your wireframes, site maps, flow charts, and other deliverables.
Note: Brown, Dan. (2011) Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning (3rd. Edition). Berkeley, CA: New Riders.
The Design of Sites: Patterns, Principles, and Processes for Crafting a Customer-Centered Web Experience
by Jason Hong, James Landay, Douglas K. van Duyne (2002)
Subject: E-commerce, User Centered Design, Web Design
Web Form Design
by Luke Wroblewski (5/2008)
Subject: Information Architecture - Practices, Web Design
Abstract: Forms make or break the most crucial online interactions: checkout (commerce), registration (community), data input (participation and sharing), and any task requiring information entry. In Web Form Design, Luke Wroblewski draws on original research, his considerable experience at Yahoo! and eBay, and the perspectives of many of the leading designers in the field to show you everything you need to know about designing effective and engaging Web forms.
Note: Wroblewski, Luke, Web Form Design. New York: Rosenfeld Media, 2008. Print, PDF, eBook.
Web Sites and Resources
Digital Web Magazine
Subject: Information Architecture - General, Web Design, Web Development
Abstract: An online magazine serving web designers, developers and information architects. Contains a large number of articles on many different topics, including branding and user experience, the business context of IA, content management, and much more.
IBM Ease of Use Web design guidelines
Subject: Guides & Collections, User Centered Design, Web Design
Abstract: The IBM Ease of Use Group's guidelines for following a user-centered design process and creating easy-to-use Web interfaces. The information is valuable for a range of designers from novices to the more experienced and covers such topics as planning, design, production, and maintenance.
Japanese at www-6.ibm.com/jp/design/eou/3webdesi/index.html
Web Style Guide
by Sarah Horton, Patrick Lynch
Subject: Guides & Collections, Web Design
Abstract: This site approaches web page and site design as a challenge that combines traditional editorial approaches to documents with graphic design, user interface design, information design, and the technical authoring skills required to optimize the HTML code, graphics, and text within web pages.
Note: Also available in print.
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