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Nielsen, Jakob 1957-

Works: 155 works in 639 publications in 9 languages and 11,246 library holdings
Genres: Interactive multimedia  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works about Jakob Nielsen
Most widely held works by Jakob Nielsen
Designing Web usability by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

77 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to creating user-friendly web sites that provides information on how companies can ensure their web sites are easy to locate and navigate
Advances in human-computer interaction by Jakob Nielsen( )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homepage usability : 50 websites deconstructed by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to designing for the Web critiques existing Web sites including,,,, and, and suggests simple solutions for improving site usability
Usability engineering by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

67 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Avoid usability surprises by including cost-effective usability activities throughout your product development life cycle." "Better usability engineering methods can help you avoid the four most frequently listed reasons for delay in software projects: frequent requests for changes by users, overlooked tasks, users' lack of understanding of their own requirements, and insufficient user-analyst communication and understanding. By implementing the methods discussed, you will be able to improve your user interfaces for software (or other products) immediately." "Systematic usability engineering leads to better user interfaces that make your system easier to learn and your users more productive. This helps reduce the frequency and seriousness of user errors, and makes the users like the system better."--Jacket
Hypertext and hypermedia by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prioritizing Web usability by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Web site usability through critiques of real-world sites, covering such factors as legibility, navigability, searchability, and design
Multimedia and Hypertext : the Internet and beyond by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

34 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mobile usability by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How do we design the best websites and apps for today's smart phone and tablet users? Best-selling author Jakob Nielsen and coauthor Raluca Budiu offer their key insights into developing a mobile strategy for your client or business and designing and writing for small screens. Their user-data based approach will help designers, software developers, writers, editors, product managers, and advertisers understand how to create mobile websites and apps for their customers and improve user experience with an eye toward the future of mobile use."--Publisher description
Coordinating user interfaces for consistency by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Eyetracking web usability by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

19 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on one of the largest studies of eyetracking usability in existence used rigorous methodology and eyetracking technology to analyze 1.5 million instances where users look at Web sites. Their findings will help designers, software developers, writers, editors, product managers, and advertisers understand how the human eyes interact with Web sites and what will significantly improve user experience.-- Publisher info
Usability inspection methods by Usability inspection methods( Book )

11 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usability Inspection Methods is the first comprehensive, book-length work in this rapidly growing field. Coedited by Jakob Nielsen, the man who coined the term "usability inspection," it offers readers the unique opportunity to learn state-of-the-art UI methods from the women and men who developed them
International user interfaces by Elisa M Del Galdo( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designing user interfaces for international use( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Streams, Walls, and Feeds: 109 Design Guidelines for Improving Notifications, Messages, and Alerts Sent Through Social Networks and RSS by Janelle Estes( )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred and nine design guidelines for improving notifications, messages, and alerts sent through social networks and RSS
Erfolg des Einfachen : Jakob Nielsen's Web Design by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in German and English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Users experience the usability of a web site before they have committed to using it and before making any purchase decisions. The web is the ultimate environment for empowerment, and he or she who clicks the mouse decides everything. Designing Web Usability is the definitive guide to usability from Jakob Nielsen, the world's leading authority. Over 250,000 Internet professionals around the world have turned to this landmark book, in which Nielsen shares the full weight of his wisdom and experience. From content and page design to designing for ease of navigation and users with disabilities, he delivers complete direction on how to connect with any web user, in any situation. Nielsen has arrived at a series of principles that work in support of his findings: 1. That web users want to find what they're after quickly; 2. If they don't know what they're after, they nevertheless want to browse quickly and access information they come across in a logical manner. This book is a must-have for anyone who thinks seriously about the web
Site Web : priorité à la simplicité by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

233 Tips and Tricks for Recruiting Users as Participants in Usability Studies by Deborah Hinderer Sova( )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred thirty three tips and tricks for recruiting users as participants in usability studies
Intranet Design Annual 2009: The Year's Ten Best Intranets by Kara Pernice( )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Year's 10 best intranets
E-commerce user experience by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Customization Usability: 46 Design Guidelines to Improve Web-based Interface and Product Customization by Jen Cardello( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the virtues of the Web is its ability to facilitate customization. Web technology allows organizations to move beyond one-size-fits-all interfaces and products, allowing users to define and design their own experiences. Custom homepages and Web based design-it-yourself processes are numerous and users appreciate the concept of customized experiences"--Resource description page
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Designing Web usability Erfolg des Einfachen : Jakob Nielsen's Web Design
Advances in human-computer interactionHomepage usability : 50 websites deconstructedUsability engineeringHypertext and hypermediaPrioritizing Web usabilityMultimedia and Hypertext : the Internet and beyondCoordinating user interfaces for consistencyEyetracking web usability
Alternative Names
Jacob Nielsen

Jakob Nielsen dänischer Usability-Berater

Jakob Nielsen dansk datavetare

Jakob Nielsen dansk informatikar

Jakob Nielsen dansk informatiker

Jakob Nielsen informatico danese

Jakob Nielsen informatyk duński

Jakob Nielsen ondernemer

Jakob Nilsen

Nielsen, J

Nielsen, Jacob 1957-

Nielsen, Jakob

Skytte, Knud

Нильсен, Якоб

Нильсен, Якоб 1957-

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