July 10th, 2009
This week: The Most Influential Books in UX
Duration: 14m | 8 MB
Recorded: July, 2009
Brian Christiansen, UIE Podcast Producer
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This week a question from one of the world’s most well-read cities fittingly enquires about the must-read books in design.
Damon Dimmock of Cambridge, MA, asked,
If you had to recommend just three books on user experience (classic, new, fundamental, etc.), which ones would they be?
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Here are links to each of the books Robert and Jared recommended:
- The Inmates Are Running the Asylum by Alan Cooper
- A Project Guide to UX Design by Russ Unger and Carolyn Chandler
- Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug
- Designing for People by Henry Dreyfuss
- Designing Interactions by Bill Moggridge
- User and Task Analysis for Interface Design by JoAnn Hackos and Janice Redish
What are the most influential books you’ve read in the field? Share them with us in the comments!Tweet