Here are some popular and timely resources to heighten awareness and knowledge of usability, software interface design, and other topics relevant to user experience design.
Golden Rules of User Interface Design
Mandel has presented his golden rules of interface design to audiences around the world. These industry guidelines, or heuristics, are relevant for any type of software application or website. Read the entire chapter on golden rules from Mandel’s book, “The Elements of User Interface Design”.
Dr. Mandel’s treasure of usability and user experience quotes
Computer User’s Bill of Rights
Claire-Marie Karat’s classic manifesto on a user’s bill of rights