11 Free User Experience Books

Thanks to The UX Bookmark for this great list of free online user experience books!
1.   Search User Interfaces- by Marti A. Hearst
2.   Web Style Guide- by Patrick J. Lynch and Sarah Horton
3.   Designing Interfaces- by Jenifer Tidwell (Most of the book is available online, not all of it, as pointed out by Amanda)
4.   Designing Mobile Interfaces- by Steven Hoober and Eric Berkman
5.   The Psychology of Menu Selection: Designing Cognitive Control at the Human/Computer Interface- by Kent L. Norman 
8.   Building accessible websites- by Joe Clark
9.   Introduction to Metadata - by Tony Gill, Anne J. Gilliland, Maureen Whalen, and Mary S. Woodley
11. Categories for the Description of Works of Art- by Murtha Baca and Patricia Harpring
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  1. jamila says:

    Thanks for this useful list! I’m passing the info along to others.

  2. Naveed says:

    No.5 is giving a 404

  3. usabilitygal says:

    Thanks for letting me know Naveed. They were all working when I first posted this.

  4. usabilitygal says:

    Thanks Jamila, glad you found it useful :)

  5. Richard Sedley says:

    Hi Lisa

    Thanks for the list

    I believe that ‘The Psychology of Menu Selection: Designing Cognitive Control at the Human/Computer Interface’ by Kent L. Norman is available in Word97 format here:

    http://bit.ly/menu-selection

    Richard

  6. usabilitygal says:

    Thanks a lot Richard, I’ve just updated the link.

    Since this post, I’ve also created a list of 20 free UX related books that you might find useful http://www.keepitusable.com/blog/?p=46

    Enjoy!

    Lisa :)

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