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I'm new to the site. Where do I start?I'm new to the site. Where do I start?

  • Follow the Usability Basics link to learn more about usability, why it's important, and what's involved.
  • View About This Site to get a description of this site, who manages it and why, and more.

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How frequently is updated?How frequently is updated?

  • This site is reviewed regularly for currency and is updated as often as monthly to include new resources, information, and meetings.
  • The What's New section on the home page will provide you with a quick view of usability information and new features recently added to

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What other communications activities does NCI support?Where are additional sites and/or literature from which I can learn more about usability?

This Web site offers a list of Links to Other Usability Sites where you can find a wide variety of resources for usability information.

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Where can I get help with usability?Where can I get help with usability?

  • Consultants specializing in usability can be found at the Usability Professionals' Association Consultant Directory. Note: The Department of Health and Human Services does not endorse or validate these contractors. The link is provided as a resource.

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What's New area includes New usability Lessons Learned, More Tech companies see the value and profitability of usability, New W3C guidelines.

Moving Forms to the Web - Thursday-Friday, October 14-15, 2004

Goal Oriented Planning and Testing October 21, 2004

New Research-Based Guidelines Sorting Tool: Sort Guidelines by Importance, Strength of Evidence, and Other Options

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