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

Latest Comments

  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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