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Fwd: references for guidelines on writing guidelines

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2000 14:03:00 -0500
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DanC suggested that I forward this info to you.

>Henry requested that I send info re: the two books that I am using to 
>write guidelines.  I have also ordered two more and will let you know if 
>they are useful (Strunk and White's "Elements of Style" and Jakob 
>Nielsen's "Designing Web Usability : The Practice of Simplicity").
>1. Human Performance Engineering (3rd edition). Robert W. Bailey, PhD. 
>(1996) Prentice Hall PTR (http://www.prenhall.com)
>Most relevant chapters:
>13: Presentation Issues and User Guidance
>14: Guidelines for Developing Documentation
>2. Designing the User Interface (3rd edition). Ben Shneiderman (1998) 
>Addison-Wesley (http://www.awl.com/cseng)
>Most relevant chapter:
>2: Theories, Principles, and Guidelines

wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
madison, wi usa
tel: +1 608 663 6346
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