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Nielsen, Jakob 1957-

Works: 258 works in 673 publications in 9 languages and 10,839 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: TK5105.888, 005.72
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jakob Nielsen
Most widely held works by Jakob Nielsen
Designing Web usability by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

57 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 2,147 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( )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,120 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 )

61 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 883 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
Prioritizing Web usability by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multimedia and Hypertext : the Internet and beyond by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coordinating user interfaces for consistency by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years since Jakob Nielsen's classic collection on interface consistency first appeared, much has changed, and much has stayed the same. On the one hand, there's been exponential growth in the opportunities for following or disregarding the principles of interface consistency-more computers, more applications, more users, and of course the vast expanse of the Web. On the other, there are the principles themselves, as persistent and as valuable as ever
Eyetracking web usability by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 398 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 Jakob Nielsen( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last few years have seen the emergence of usability inspection (UI) as an important new tool to help user interface designers and software developers guarantee that their products meet the highest standards of usability. Everywhere UI methods have been implemented they have proven to be faster, cheaper, and in many regards, more reliable than user testing and other standard approaches to ensuring design usability
Mobile usability by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do we create a satisfactory user experience when limited to a small device? This new guide focuses on usability for mobile devices, primarily smartphones and touchphones, and covers such topics as developing a mobile strategy, designing for small screens, writing for mobile, usability comparisons, and looking toward the future. The book includes 228-full color illustrations to demonstrate the points
International user interfaces( Book )

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

Designing user interfaces for international use( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web Usability by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in German and Italian and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In questo volume, l'autore mette a disposizione di tutti la ricchezza delle sue riflessioni e della sua esperienza. Dal progetto del contenuto e delle pagine alla progettazione per facilitare la navigazione, senza scordare gli utenti portatori di disabilità, Jacob Nielsen offre indicazioni precise su come entrare sempre in contatto con tutti gli utenti del Web, in qualsiasi situazione
Multimedia, Hypertext und Internet : Grundlagen und Praxis des elektronischen Publizierens by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in German and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erfolg des Einfachen : Jakob Nielsen's Web Design by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E-commerce user experience by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human factors in computing systems : "Mosaic of Creativity," Denver, Colorado, May 7-11, 1995 by CHI '95 Conference( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 58 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( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This report conducted by the Nielsen Norman Group is based on empirical observations of actual user behavior, as people accessed messages and postings from more than 120 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations on Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn, as well as these organizations' RSS feeds. Most of this research was conducted in the United States, with a smaller number of users studied in the U.K. and Australia"
L'art de la page d'accueil : 50 sites Web passés au crible by Jakob Nielsen( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide de conception de la page d'accueil d'un site Web d'entreprise ergonomique et efficace du point de vue de la communication et du marketing. La première partie de l'ouvrage présente les principes de conception d'une bonne page d'accueil et effectue une analyse statistique détaillée de cinquantes pages d'accueil. La seconde évalue en détail l'ergonomie de ces cinquante pages et en souligne les fautes de conception. [SDM]
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Alternative Names
Nielsen, Jakob

Нильсен, Якоб 1957-

ニールセン, ヤコブ

Advances in human-computer interactionHomepage usability : 50 websites deconstructedUsability engineeringPrioritizing Web usabilityHypertext and hypermediaMultimedia and Hypertext : the Internet and beyondCoordinating user interfaces for consistencyEyetracking web usability