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A book is a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of ink, paper, parchment, or other materials, usually fastened together to hinge at one side

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Which is the preferred way of handling footnotes in a Kindle book?

I am working on HTML for a Kindle book, and have two basic options for handling footnotes. In the print version, I chose footnotes, not endnotes, so the footnotes would be easily available. These ...
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The reasoning behind book dust jacket while there is a hardcover

I am wondering, what is the reason behind adding a dust jacket when a book has a hardcover as well. Initially, the purpose seems to be obvious: to protect the hardcover below it, so that it does not ...
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Should a book use icons to outline regions / semantics?

disclaimer: with "book" I'm mainly referring to texts that gravitate around a technical / scientific topic, like math books or programming books, not really romance or narrative. Considering the ...
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Typical usability tests when evaluating an ebook

I am attempting to do a usability test on an ebook. The current book is in the epub format but my usability test should be reusable in other formats as well. What are some of the areas I should focus ...
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What's the difference between white words black background & black words white background in a book [duplicate]

In general the pages of a book are white and the words of the book are black Why is it not the other way around What are the possible reasons that books were designed this way , Why is the ...
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UI/UX interface book [duplicate]

Can any one suggest me some books for basic userinterface and userexperience with simple english and good examples
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Do large format books make a substantial improvement?

In the last several years I've seen larger format books alongside the familiar pocket paperbacks. Sometimes these are taller, sometimes they are wider, and sometimes both. I've wound up with these in ...
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What's a good book to read on designing back-office/admin/CMS interfaces? [closed]

One of my projects involves designing new features and bits of of interfaces to a back-office system my company uses. Unfortunately, I mainly bring to the table experience and familiarity with ...
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CMS Pattern Book

I am working on redesigning a CMS and I am looking for some more possible patterns. Does anyone know some good books or websites where they discuss CMS UI Patterns?
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Best type of UX for a asking visitors on a site a question?

I am trying to design a UX that allows random visitors on a website to quickly give us information about what books they/their child are reading in school. The site itself is a company that provides ...
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After how many years does a Web Interface Design Book become outdated?

I am new to a UX team, and I am reading many web interface design books. Since the web is fast moving and evolving, some past best practices are now obsolete. For example, clear button in forms. ...
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Creating beautiful User Interface Designs [closed]

I usually have a hard time designing a good UI for my applications/websites (especially the websites). Are there any tricks to this? Are there good books that can help/guide me? Or libraries eg. ...
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Suggestion for a UX book

I'm looking for a UX book that has content similar to UX Myths. The book should cover frequent user experience misconceptions and show ways how to do it better. It would also be great if there are not ...
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What one book should I read to learn more about user research methods? [closed]

I am looking for a book that specifically focuses on the research phase of UX. Specifically the different methods available, when to use them and how to conduct them. What should I buy?
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Which Cognitive Psychology books would you recommend? [closed]

I'd like to start reading about Cognitive Psychology, but don't know where to start really. I'd rather read a book that teaches me something that I could use when working on the web/mobile ...
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Ideas for UX workshops? [closed]

I've recently been asked to come up with some ideas for workshops or activities that can be used with both internal and external clients to capture ideas and requirements and allow the project ...
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Reference books for data visualisation and dashboard design [closed]

Please could you recommend some reference texts or other resources concerned with business data visualisation and dashboard design. There's Information Dashboard Design by Stephen Few on Amazon but ...
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Recommended UX events and event news sources? [closed]

As ux professionals: what events do you make a point of attending? (whether for education, networking, etc) why? (what benefits do you feel you gain) what is your go-to source for finding out about ...
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What book would you recommend as a decent 'intro to UX' aimed at non-practitioners? [closed]

Via @uxbooks on Twitter I often get asked to recommend books on various subjects. Recently I was asked which book I would recommend to a non-practitioner as an intro to UX. I opened the question up ...