If I may be so bold, Accessify has a number of tools to make creating accessible pages a little easier:
For usability articles:
http://www.usabilityviews.com/latest_by_date.html (links to usability articles)
http://webword.com/index.html (excellent usability blog)
Don't forget the Web Accessibility Initiative from the standards people.
Original post has been updated. Keep 'em coming!
Great Idea - keep it going!
"Don't Make Me Think" by Steve Krug
A must read if you ask me. Easy to read in about five hours and really helps you get your head in the right place regarding usability.
Information Architecture for the world wide web
Amazing book and a must read for anyone serious about it.
Some books I would also recommend:
Usability: The Site Speaks for Itself, from Kelly Braun and others
User-Centred Web Design, form John Cato
Web Style Guide, 2nd Edition, from Patrick J. Lynch and Sarah Horton
I would recommend as the best acceessibility free tutorial on the Web:
Free registration required.
Another very valuable tutorial:
Two best links for usability I know on the web are:
National Cancer Institute: http://www.usability.gov
University of Wichita: http://psychology.wichita.edu/optimalweb/default.htm
I have more links like that, if anyone is interested in.
I thought I should bring to the consideration of all usability fans and professionals this link bellow
before it would be too late for someone(s)....
The Church of Usability:
The Asilomar Institute for Information Architecture
An often overlooked aspect of usability is the web through the eyes of the color blind. I've taken to running many sites through these filters and it's amazing how terrible some are.
(1) My favorite and most useful online tool to see color effects for Protans, Deutans and Tritans. There are also other helpful tools on screen. I've used this site regularly during development to see the side effects.
Since many of you are used to what Sitepoint looks like on a daily basis, see what it looks like here (Good Job!). http://colorfilter.wickline.org/index.cgi?a=1;r=;l=9;j=1;u=www.sitepoint.com/%3FSID%3D7aac32cdc04ced10e21ca0438a99bb02;t=p
(2) Simulations and Daltonize corrections:
(3) Short but informative article on color vision and color deficiency:
I recently did an in deapth accessabillity review on a hospitals website, except for the WAI guidelines I also used this which was a great help:
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