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Beyer, H. and K. Holtzblatt. Contextual Design: Defining Customer-Centered Systems. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann, 1998.

Holtzblatt, Karen, Jessamyn Burns Wendell and Shelley Wood. Rapid Contextual Design: A How-To Guide to Key Techniques for User-Centered Design. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2004.

Corporate Identity

Knapp, Pat Mattson. Designing Corporate Identity. Gloucester, MA: Rockport Publishers, 2001.


Albers, Michael J. and Beth Mazur. Content & Complexity: Information Design in Technical Communications. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003.

Allen, Thomas J. and Günter Henn. The Organization and Architecture of Innovation: Managing the Flow of Technology. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.

Batley, Sue. Information Architecture for Information Professionals. Chandos Publishing (Oxford), 2007.

Craine, Kevin. Designing a Document Strategy. Hurst, TX: MC2 Books, 2000.

Dillon, Andrew. Designing Usable Electronic Text: Ergonomic Aspects of Human Information Usage. London, UK: Taylor & Francis, 1994.

Fascara. Jorge. Communication Design: Principles, Methods, and Practice. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2004.

Hunscher, Dale A. Design Conversations: Envisioning Content-Rich Enterprise Systems. South Wind Press, 2003.

Jacobson, Robert (ed.). Information Design. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999.

Lichty, T. Design Principles for Desktop Publishers. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foreman & Company, 1989.

Lipton, Ronnie. The Practical Guide to Information Design. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2007.

O’Grady, Jenn Visocki and Ken Visocki O’Grady. The Information Design Handbook. How, 2008.

Parker, Roger C. Desktop Publishing & Design for Dummies. John Wiley & Sons, 1995.

Rosenfeld, Louis and Peter Morville. Information Architecture, 3rd ed. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly, 2002.

Sevilla, Christine. Information Design Reference. Crisp Publications, 2001.

Simmons, Jason. The Designer’s Desktop Manual. How, 2007.

Svenonius, Elaine. The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000.

Taylor, Terry et al. 100% Information Literacy Success. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning, 2007.

Wurman, Richard Saul and Robert Jacobson. Information Design. MIT Press, 2000.


Jarrett, Caroline and Gaffney, Gerry. Forms that work: Designing web forms for usability. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2009.


Baer, Kim and Jill Vacarra. Information Design Workbook: Graphic Approaches, Solutions, and Inspiration Plus 20 Case Studies. Beverly, MA: Rockport Publishers, 2008.


Hay, David C. Data Model Patterns: A Metadata Map. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2006.

Wootten, Cliff. Developing Quality Metadata: Building Innovative Tools and Workflow Solutions. Burlington, MA: Focal Press, 2007.


Lauer, David A. and Stephan Pentak. Design Basics, Multimedia Edition, 6th ed. Wadsworth Publishing, 2006.

Lopuck, Lisa. Designing Multimedia: A Visual Guide to Multimedia and Online Graphic Design. Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press, 1996.


Adobe Press. Official Adobe Print Publishing Guide. San Jose, CA: Adobe Press, 1998.

Cullen, Kristen. Layout Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Building Pages in Graphic Design. Rockport Publishers, 2007.

McWade, John. Before & After Page Design. Peachpit Press, 2003.

Schriver, Karen. Dynamics in Document Design: Creating Text for Readers. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

White, Jan V. The Grid Book: A Guide to Page Planning. Paramus, NJ: Letraset USA, 1987.


Cohen, Sandee. From Design Into Print: Preparing Graphics and Text for Professional Printing. Peachpit Press, 2009.

Hill, Mary and Wendell Cochran. Into Print: A Practical Guide to Writing, Illustrating, and Printing. Los Altos, CA: William Kaufmann, 1977.

Lawler, Brian P. Official Adobe Print Publishing Guide: The Essential Resource for Design, Production, and Prepress, 2nd ed. Adobe Press, 2005.

McCue, Claudia. Real World Print Production. Peachpit Press, 2006.

Parker, Roger C. Looking Good In Print, 5th ed. Scottsdale, AZ: Paraglyph Press, 2003.

Tinker, Miles. Legibility of Print. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, 1963.


Klare, G.R. The Measurement of Readability. Ames IA: Iowa State University Press, 1963.

Search Engines

Agosti, Maristella. Information Access through Search Engines and Digital Libraries. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2007.

Berry, Michael W. and Murray Browne. Understanding Search Engines: Mathematical Modeling and Text Retrieval, 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2005.

Grappone, Jennifer and Gradiva Couzin. Search Engine Optimization: An Hour a Day, 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing, 2008.

Jones, Kristopher B. Search Engine Optimization: Your Visual Blueprint for Effective Internet Marketing. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley Publishing, 2007.

Kent, Peter. Search Engine Optimization for Dummies, 3rd ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing, 2008.

Ledford, Jerri L. SEO: Search Engine Optimization Bible. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley Publishing, 2007.

Rognerud, Jon. Ultimate Guide to Search Engine Optimization: Drive Traffic, Boost Conversion Rates and Make Lots of Money. Entrepreneur Press, 2008.

Single Sourcing

Ament, Kurt. Single Sourcing: Building Modular Documentation. New York, NY: William Andrew Publishing, 2003.


Black, A. Typefaces for Desktop Publishing: A User Guide. London, UK: Architecture, Design & Technology Press, 1990.

Skillin, Marjorie, and Robert M. Gay. Words Into Type. NJ: Prentice Hall, 1974.

Williams, Robin. The Non-Designer’s Design Book: Design and Typographic Principles for the Visual Novice, 2nd ed. Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press, 2004.

Williams, Robin. The Non-Designer’s Type Book: Insights and Techniques for Creating Professional-Level Type. Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press, 1998.


Baehr, Craig M. Web Development: A Visual-Spatial Approach. Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996.

Bain, Steve and Dan Gray. Looking Good Online: The Ultimate Resource for Creating Effective Web Designs. Research Triangle Park, NC: Ventana Communication Group, 1996.

Briggs, Owen et al. Cascading Style Sheets: Separating Content from Presentation, 2nd ed. Friends of ED, 2004.

Brinck, T., D. Gergle, and S.D. Wood. Usability for the Web: Designing Web Sites That Work. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2002.

Chen, Stephen. Strategic Management of e-Business, 2nd ed. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, 2004.

Donnelly, Vanessa. Designing Easy-to-Use Websites: A Hands-On Approach to Structuring Successful Websites. Harlow, UK: Addison-Wesley, 2001.

Farkas, D. and J. Farkas. Principles of Web Design. NY: Longman, 2002.

Fowler, Susan L. and Victor R. Stanwick. Web Application Design Handbook. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2004.

Horton, William K., Lee Taylor, Arthur Ignacio, and Nancy L. Hoft. The Web Page Design Cookbook. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1996.

Johnson, J. Web Bloopers. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann, 2002.

Jones, Wayne. E-journals Access and Management. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Information, 2007.

Lynch, P. and S. Horton. Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1999.

McAlpine, Rachel. Web Word Wizardry. Berkeley, CA: 10 Speed Press, 2001.

McFarland, David. CSS: The Missing Manual. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Press, 2006.

Meyer, Eric A. CSS: The Definitive Guide, 3rd ed. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media, 2006.

Moreville, Peter and Louis Rosenfeld. Information Architecture for the World Wide Web. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly & Associates, 1998.

Niederst, J. Web Design In a Nutshell. Sebastol, CA: O’Reilly & Associates, 1999.

Rosenfeld, Louis, and Peter Morville. Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites, 3rd ed. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly, 2006.

Sano, Darrell. Designing Large-Scale Websites: A Visual Design Methodology. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1996.

Siegel, David. Creating Killer Web Sites. Indianapolis, IN: Hayden, 1996.

Veen, Jeffrey. The Art & Science of Web Design. Indianapolis, IN: New Riders Press, 2001.

Wodtke, Christina and Austin Govella. Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web, 2nd ed. Berkeley, CA: New Riders Press, 2009.

York, Richard. Beginning CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design, 2nd ed. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley Publishing, 2007.