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What Are Some Good Reference Books? part 3

Accessibility, Usability, & Web Development

Q. "What is a good resource for learning about Internet Technology?"

A. There are several excellent reference books about creating and maintaining Web pages and learning about the Internet. The following books are good additions to your library. The Associates program also provides a list of current best sellers.

Accessibility & Usability

book cover The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, 20th Anniversary Edition by Frederick P. Brook, Project Manager for the IBM 360 Operating System. A classic, originally published in 1975. Additional essays added for the 20th edition in 1987. The software and hardware may be outdated, but the concepts and insights are not—a must read for managers of any type of project.
book cover Access by Design: A Guide to Universal Usability for Web Designers by Sarah Horton
book cover Web Accessibility for People With Disabilities by Michael G. Paciello, Mike Paciello
book cover Assistive Technology: Essential Human Factors by Thomas W. King
book cover Adaptive Technology for the Internet: Making Electronic Resources Accessible to All by Barbara T. Mates, et al.
book cover Designing Easy-to-use Websites by Vanessa Donnelly
book cover Designing Web Usability: The Practice of Simplicity by Jakob Nielsen
book cover Human Factors for Technical Communicators by Marlana Coe
book cover Maximum Accessibility by John M. Slatin and Sharron Rush
book cover A Practical Guide to Usability Testing by Joseph S. Dumas, Janice C. Redish
book cover User and Task Analysis for Interface Design by Joann T. Hackos, Janice C. Redish
book cover Usability Engineering by Jakob Nielsen
book cover Web Navigation: Designing the User Experience by Jennifer Fleming, Richard Koman (Editor)

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Marketing on the Web

book cover Advertising on the Internet, 2nd Edition, by Robbin Zeff and Brad Aronson
book cover Creating Stores on the Web, Second Edition by Ben Sawyer, Dave Greely, and Joe Cataudella
book cover The Nonprofit Guide to the Internet, 2nd Edition, by Robbin Zeff
book cover Publicity on the Internet by Steve O'Keefe
book cover Managing Mailing Lists by Alan Schwartz, Paula Ferguson (Editor)

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Tools for Websites

book cover Easy Adobe Photoshop 6 by Kate Binder
book cover Dreamweaver UltraDev 4: The Complete Reference by Ray West, Tom Muck, Tom Allen
book cover Flash 5.0: Graphics, Animation & Interactivity by James L. Mohler

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Website Development

book cover Creating Web Pages with HTML Simplified Second Edition, by Ruth Maran
book cover E-What? A Guide to the Quirks of New Media Style and Usage by Editors of EEI Press
book cover The Columbia Guide to Online Style by Janice R. Walker and Todd Taylor
book cover Information Architecture for the World Wide Web by Louis Rosenfeld, Peter Morville
book cover Designing Web Graphics.4 by Lynda Weinman
book cover Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to (X)HTML, StyleSheets, and Web Graphics, Third Edition, by Jennifer Niederst Robbins
book cover Letting Go of the Words, Second Edition: Writing Web Content that Works
Edition 2 (August 28, 2012), by Ginny Redish
book cover HTML, CSS & JavaScript Web Publishing in One Hour a Day, Sams Teach Yourself: Covering HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery (7th Edition) by Laura Lemay and Rafe Colburn
book cover Non-Designer's Design Book, The (3rd Edition) by Robin Williams
book cover The Non-Designer's Web Book, Third Edition, by Robin Williams, John Tollett (Contributor)
book cover Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Websites by Patrick J. Lynch, Sarah Horton
book cover Web Style Guide, Second Edition by Patrick J. Lynch, Sarah Horton
book cover Web Design in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference, Second Edition, by Jennifer Niederst
book cover Webmaster in a Nutshell (2nd Edition) by Stephen Spainhour, Robert Eckstein
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