Designing Web Navigation
Optimizing the User Experience
By (author) Jim Kalbach
Normal Price: $97.48
Your Price: $87.73 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.75! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.39 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Designing Web Navigation by Jim Kalbach
Book DescriptionThoroughly rewritten for today's web environment, this bestselling book offers a fresh look at a fundamental topic of web site development: navigation design. Amid all the changes to the Web in the past decade, and all the hype about Web 2.0 and various "rich" interactive technologies, the basic problems of creating a good web navigation system remain. "Designing Web Navigation" demonstrates that good navigation is not about technology - it's about the ways people find information, and how you guide them. Ideal for beginning to intermediate web designers, managers, other non-designers, and web development pros looking for another perspective, "Designing Web Navigation" offers basic design principles, development techniques and practical advice, with real-world examples and essential concepts seamlessly folded in. How does your web site serve your business objectives? How does it meet a user's needs? You'll learn that navigation design touches most other aspects of web site development. This book: provides the foundations of web navigation and offers a framework for navigation design; paints a broad picture of web navigation and basic human information behavior; demonstrates how navigation reflects brand and affects site credibility; helps you understand the problem you're trying to solve before you set out to design; thoroughly reviews the mechanisms and different types of navigation; explores "information scent" and "information shape"; explains "persuasive" architecture and other design concepts; covers special contexts, such as navigation design for web applications; and, includes an entire chapter on tagging. While "Designing Web Navigation" focuses on creating navigation systems for large, information-rich sites serving a business purpose, the principles and techniques in the book also apply to small sites. Well researched and cited, this book serves as an excellent reference on the topic, as well as a superb teaching guide. Each chapter ends with suggested reading and a set of questions that offer exercises for experiencing the concepts in action.
Buy Designing Web Navigation book by Jim Kalbach from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780596528102
(232mm x 178mm x 22mm)
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 14-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Designing Web Navigation book by Jim Kalbach and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Jim Kalbach
James Kalbach has a degree in library science from Rutgers University, as well as a master's in music theory and composition. He is currently a Human Factors Engineer with LexisNexis and previously served as head of information architecture with Razorfish Germany. He is an active speaker and author on information architecture and usability in Germany, where he helped co-found an IA community.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.