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There's a difference between anecdote/experience-derived UX ideas and UX ideas based on scientific studies. Anyone know where I can get more of the latter?

I'm aware of "Ergonomics in Design: The Quarterly of Human Factors Applications". Anything else like that?

UPDATE: For the sake of meeting the site's rules, I'm only interested in journals and blogs, not specific books.

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I'm not sure how scholarly the journals listed are, but uxpond.com/ux-resources.html has been a fantastic resource for me. –  dhmholley Jul 27 '12 at 11:02
    
Questions requesting recommendations for books / software / apps / papers etc. would fall into the shopping request category and aren't really suitable to a Q&A website. The reason for this is that there is no one correct answer, and any recommended items would soon be updated and replaced with newer / better versions making the best answers redundant. Therefore you're better off visiting our Chat site for such discussions, they're not really suitable for this main site I'm afraid. –  JonW Jul 27 '12 at 12:35
    
Firstly, I'm not asking for the best publication; I'm just asking a for any publication. Whether a publication exists or not is an objective, not subjective, issue. Secondly, scholarly publications are not frequently replaced with others, certainly no quicker than a UX best practice becomes redundant. –  Coja Jul 29 '12 at 18:13
    
Most of the questions on this site are asking about best UX practice. This changes as user habits and technology changes. Such matters are also highly debatable. I think my question is far less subjective and time-dependent than most of the questions on this site. –  Coja Jul 29 '12 at 18:23
    
I've updated my question so that it now refers only to journals, not individual books. Does that help? –  Coja Jul 29 '12 at 18:27
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Jeff Raskin's book (The Humane Interface) lists a bunch of scientific results, so does "Designing with the Mind in Mind" and "97 things every designer needs to know about people".

I'm copy-pasting the reference list of my own Software Ergonomy class back from Uni, it's an academic website, so perhaps some of them could be academical:

(Source: http://www.erg.bme.hu/oktatas/tleir/GT521050_tti.htm )

  • CAROLL, J. M. (eds) (2003). HCI Models, Theories and Frameworks - Toward a Multidisciplinary Science. Morgan Kaufmann Pubishers, San Francisco. ISBN: 1-55860-808-7
  • GALLITZ, W. O. (2002). The Essential Guide to User Interface Design. Second edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York. ISBN 0-471-084646
  • HELANDER, M., LANDAUER, T. K., PRABHU, P. V. (eds) (1997). Handbook of Human-Computer Interaction. North-Holland, Elsevier. ISBN: 0-444-81862-6 (hardbound), 0-444-81876-6 (paperback).
  • NEWMAN, W. M., LAMMING, M. G. (1996). Interactive System Design. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company Inc. ISBN: 0-201-63162-8
  • NIELSEN, J. (2000). Designing Web Usability: The Practice of Simplicity. New Riders Publishing. ISBN: 1-56205-810-X
  • NIELSEN, J., MACK, R. (1994). Usability Inspection Methods. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. ISBN: 0-471-01877-5
  • RUBIN, J. (2000). Handbook of Usability Testing: How to Plan, Design, and Conduct Effective Tests. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. ISBN: 0-471-59403-2
  • SHNEIDERMAN, B. (1987, 1992). Designing the User Interface. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. ISBN: 0-201-57286-9

Otherwise, when I was researching UX in British Library (bl.uk), there were some other journals about interface design, human-computer interaction desing as well. Look around here (this is the exact interface which you have inside BL as well):

http://electronicresources.bl.uk/sfxlcl3/az/lon?param_sid_save=378849a52f504d1e860a5a446fe415a5&param_category_search_type_save=browseCategory&param_chinese_checkbox_type_save=Pinyin&param_lang_save=eng&param_letter_group_save=&param_perform_save=searchCategories&param_letter_group_script_save=&param_chinese_checkbox_save=0&param_services2filter_save=getFullTxt&param_current_view_save=table&param_subcategory_save=&param_jumpToPage_save=&param_type_save=textSearch&param_category_save=14&param_textSearchType_save=contains&param_jumpToPage_value=&param_category_search_type_value=browseCategory&display_single_object=&param_category_value=9&param_subcategory_active=1

Eg. this is a list of journals about ergonomics, some of them HCI (Human-Computer Interaction)

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A useful link to the British Library Catalogue –  PhillipW Jul 29 '12 at 19:23
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