Human Computer Interaction: Useful Links


The techical group of ACM on Human Computer Iteraction

Australia Ergonomics On-Line

Ergonomics Society
The English Organization for human factors and ergonomics

Human Factors and Ergonmics Society
The national organization for human factors professionals

Western New York Chapter HFES

Usability Professionals Association
An organization for usability professionals in applied settings

Usability Guidelines

Ask Tog
Bruce "Tog" Tognazzini was the "guru" behind the Macintosh Human Interface Group

Bad Designs
Learn from the mistakes of others

IBM Ease of Use

Microsoft User Interface and Design

Research-Based Web Design and Usability Guidelines
From The National Cancer Institute

The Alertbox: Current Issues in Web Usability
From Jakob Nielson's biweekly column

Universal Design
This is a movement that supports design that considers the widest range of users

Usability First
Online guide for usability resources

Usability News
Produced by the Software Usability Research Laboratory (SURL) at the University of Wichita

User Interface Engineering
Free white papers and articles on usability

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

WebWorld: Usability
Web consulting company with free resources

Human Factors Resources

CTD News On-Line
CTDNews is North America's leading source for information on cumulative trauma injuries (CTDs) and workplace repetitive stress injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome to low-back pain


Don't go by the website design. A good collection of HF and ergonomics links

Interface Design and Evaluation
Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intellegence

HFES Directory of Graduate Programs in Human Factors

The HCI Bibliography: Human-Computer Interaction Publications and Resources
This is a great resource of HCI material maintained by Gary Perlman

UPA List of Resources

Usability Methods Toolbox
Contains descriptions of usability methods

Human Factors (HCI) Programs & Research Laboratories

ACM SIGCHI list of graduate programs

Carnegie Mellon Human Computer Interaction Institute

FAA Human Factors Division

Georgia Institute of Technology:

      -Graphics, Visualization and Usability Center

HFES list of graduate programs 

Human Systems Information Analysis Center
Also contains lists of resources

NASA HF Research and Technology

Naval Research Laboratory Interface Design and Evaluation

Oregon Graduate Institute: Center for Human-Computer Communication

Stanford Univeristy Program In HCI

University of California at Berkeley: Group for User Interface Research

University of California at San Diego: Distributed Cognition & HCI Laboratory

University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory   

University of Oklahoma: Human Technology Interaction Center

University of Oregon: Interactive Systems Group

University of Virginia: Human-Computer Interaction

University of Washington: Human Interface Technology Lab

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

      -Center for Human-Computer Interaction

      -Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory

Wichita State University: Human-Computer Interaction Lab

HCI Job Resources

ACM SIG-CHI Jobs Mail List

HF Careers

HF Directory

Human Computer Interaction Resource Network Job Bank

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Placement Service
For members of HFES

Usability Professionals Association Job Bank