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Human Factors


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

The technical group of ACM on Human Computer Interaction

Ergonomics Society
The English Organization for human factors and ergnomics

Western New York Chapter HFES

Usability Professionals Association
An organization for usability professionals in applied settings

Australia Ergonomics On-Line 


Usability Guidelines

IBM Ease of Use

Microsoft User Interface and Design

Web Styleguide
Originally the Yale Web Styleguide

Designing for the Visually Impaired

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

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

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

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

Bad Designs
Learn form the mistakes of others

Usable Web
Links on WWW usability

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

User Interface Engineering
Free white papers and articles on usability

Usability First
Online guide for usability resources

WebWorld: Usability
Web consulting company with free resources

Usability News

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


Human Factors Resources

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

UPA List of Resources

HFES Directory of Graduate Programs in Human Factors

Usability Methods Toolbox
Contains descriptions of usability methods

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

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

HCI Index
This site has a more international perspective


Human Factors (HCI) Programs & Research Laboratories

NASA HF Research and Technology

Naval Research Laboratory Interface Design and Evaluation

FAA Human Factors Division

Human Systems Information Analysis Center
Also contains lists of resources

Oakridge National Laboratory

HCI MA program at SUNY Oswego

Carnegie Mellon Human Computer Interaction Institute

Georgia Institute of Technology:

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 Colorado at Boulder: Center for Lifelong Learning & Design

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

Wichita State University: Human-Computer Interaction Lab