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InTech Open

InTech Open

Free academic open access books, journals, and research papers relating to science, such as biological sciences, earth sciences, computer and information science, and electrical and electronic engineering.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Science & Technology; Computers & Internet–Computer Science

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

“Scientists and engineers at ORNL conduct basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge and technological solutions that strengthen the nation’s leadership in key areas of science; increase the availability of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Physics; Computers & Internet–Computer Science

ALSIC: Apprentissage des Langues et Systemes d’Information et de Communication

ALSIC: Apprentissage des Langues et Systemes d’Information et de Communication

A French language electronic journal for researchers and practitioners interested in Computer-Assisted Language Learning. “ALSIC aims at presenting and exchanging theoretical and practical work in fields related to its domain (didactics, applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, educational sciences, computational linguistics, computer science, etc.) …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Computers & Internet–Computer Science; Education

Alertbox: Current Issues in Web Usability

Alertbox: Current Issues in Web Usability

This weblog from Dr. Jakob Nielsen examines different aspects of web design from a user’s perspective. How to make websites more navigable and user friendly. Jakob Nielsen is a well-regarded expert in the field of Usability.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI); Computer & Internet Blogs

Apple Accessibility

Apple Accessibility

Discover all of the accessibility features for Macs and Mac software! Apple’s accessibility site offers resources for people with vision, hearing, physical, learning and language impairments. Learn more about the Voice Over screen reader and helpful features of OS X, and hardware like the iPhone, iMac and MacBook computers.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Computer Literacy; Computers & Internet–Platforms–Macintosh; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

LarsWiki–Linux Accessibility Resource Site

LarsWiki–Linux Accessibility Resource Site

What is accessibility? How can I use free and open-source software to increase accessibility? LarsWiki answers these questions and offers resources for users of the Linux operating system. Whether you’re programming video games or government information systems, you can find open-source software to make it accessible.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Computer Literacy; Computers & Internet–Platforms–Unix/Linux/X-Windows; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

WAVE Accessibility Evaluation Tool

WAVE Accessibility Evaluation Tool

“WAVE is a free web accessibility evaluation tool…used to aid humans in the web accessibility evaluation process. Rather than providing a complex technical report, WAVE shows the original web page with embedded icons and indicators that reveal the accessibility information within your page.” Just type in your web address, upload or copy and paste …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Computer Literacy; Computers & Internet–Desktop & Electronic Publishing; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Accessibility at Microsoft

Accessibility at Microsoft

Microsoft offers demos and tutorials for people with vision, hearing, dexterity and language impairments. Learn how to access Microsoft Windows, Office and Internet Explorer. Information about assistive technologies and new products is also available.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Computer Literacy; Computers & Internet–Platforms–DOS/PC/Windows; Computers & Internet–Desktop & Electronic Publishing; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Accessibility–Computing @ UW Madison

Accessibility–Computing @ UW Madison

Web designers and developers can reach larger audiences and increase usability by making websites accessible to the blind and visually impaired. Take a free course, see videos and get guidelines on how to make your site accessible.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Computer Literacy; Computers & Internet–Desktop & Electronic Publishing; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Interaction Design

Interaction Design

“This website features the beginnings of a free, open-content, peer-reviewed Encyclopedia covering terms from the disciplines of Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Design, Human Factors, Usability, Information Architecture, and related fields.”
Subject: Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Game Theory Society

Game Theory Society

Represents the Game Theory Society. Provides various resources to promote the investigation, teaching and application of game theory including a member database, a working paper archive, an electronic newspaper, and announcements.
Subject: Social Sciences; Computers & Internet–Computer Science; Business & Economics–Economics

Research-based Web Guidelines

Research-based Web Guidelines

This site provides over 50 of the top Web design and usability guidelines based on research studies and supporting information from the field. Each guideline provides: A brief statement of the overarching principle that is the foundation of the guideline, Comments that further explain the research/supporting information, Source(s) of the research/s …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

International Journal of Neural Systems (IJNS)

International Journal of Neural Systems (IJNS)

The journal covers “information processing in natural and artificial neural systems.” Additionally, the journal contains “contributions on all aspects of this broad subject involving Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Knowledge Discovery, Information Systems, Probabilistic Modeling, Cognitive Science, Physics and Engineering.” Full text a …
Subject: Science & Technology–Physics; Computers & Internet–Computer Science; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders; Social Sciences–Psychology

Technology and Young Children

Technology and Young Children

A terrific resource for parents and educators for exploring the positive and negative impact of technology in children’s lives and for learning the “do’s” and “don’ts” of using technology with children, offering everything from Best Educational Practices to Internet help with tutorials, good search engines, and web design tips.
Subject: Education–Early Childhood And Pre-school; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Text Encoding Initiative

Text Encoding Initiative

“The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) is an international project to develop guidelines for the preparation and interchange of electronic texts for scholarly research, and to satisfy a broad range of uses by the language industries more generally.” Visit this web site to learn about TEI, a markup language commonly used for digitizing texts and other …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Organizing The Web; Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Argus Center for Information Architecture

Argus Center for Information Architecture

“The Argus Center for Information Architecture provides leadership in defining and advancing the evolving discipline of information architecture. The Argus Center serves as a focal point for learning about the theory and practice of information architecture. Towards this goal, we: manage a selective collection of links to the most remarkable conten …
Subject: Computers & Internet–Computer Science–Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)