Developing WWW documents and sites

Bibliography, recommended reading, for one chapter of the courses by Paul Nieuwenhuysen



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Chapter One: Planning Your Website

Chapter Two: Webpage Design and Development

Chapter Three: Advertising and Promoting Your Site

Chapter Four: Assessment and Evaluation


Adams, Joyce

Tips and tools for beginning Web authors.
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Alexander, Janet E., and Tate, Marsha Ann

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11. Creating effective web pages and sites


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Barron, Ann, and Lyskawa, Chet

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Getting started with FrontPage 98

Working with Web pages

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Batley, Sue

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5. Interface and display design.


Bell, Steven J.

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Bickner, Carrie

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Biddiscobe, Richard, Knowles, Kevin, Upton, Ian, and Wilson, Karen

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Black, Roger (with Sean Elder)

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Rules that work                                   (A design primer)

What not to do on the Web                  (An online primer)

Classic design                                       (Paying attention to history)

Where am I                                           (The importance of navigation)


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Breeding, Marshall

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Bride, Mac

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12. Using HTML


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Buyens, Jim

Running Microsoft FrontPage 2000.
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1. The FrontPage approach to creating web pages

2. The FrontPage approach to organizing web sites

3. Planning an organizing a FrontPage web

4. Getting started with web pages

5. Adding and formatting text

6. Incorporating graphics

7. Building hyperlinks

17. Understanding the FrontPage Web Extensions

18. Creating and managing FrontPage webs

19. Working with FrontPage webs

23. Keeping your site up-to-date

24. Publishing your FrontPage web


Buyens, Jim

Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003.
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24. Using FrontPage Photo Galleries


Carpenter, Beth

Avoiding the pitfalls of web design.
Computers in Libraries, November/December 2002, pp. 40-41.


Chowdhury, G. G., and Chowdhury, Sudatta

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Chowdhury, G. G., and Chowdhury, Sudatta

11. Information architecture.
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What is IA?

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What does IA involve?

How does one build an IA?

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Outcome of an IA exercise



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Library guides on the Web: traditional tenets and internal issues.
Computers in Libraries, October 1997, pp. 52-56.

Here's a primer for designing your library information for Web usage.


Craney, Linda

Web page authoring tools: comparison and trends.
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Crowder, David, and Crowder, Rhonda

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Cuningham, Jim

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Degener, Jutta

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Editing and publishing



de Vries, Repke

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DiNucci, Darcy, with Giudice, Maria, and Stiles, Lynne

Elements of Web design.
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Programming the Web

Keeping the site fresh

HTML reference



Dixon, Ross

How can documents be put onto the Web?
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Dowling, Thomas

Lies, damned lies, and web logs.
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about web use statistics:

What web logs can’t tell you

What web logs can tell you

Share your logs


Duncan, Ray

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Edmonds, Tiffany K.

Essential FrontPage 2002 for web professionals.
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Cascading Style Sheets pp. 167-171.


Ernst, Warren

Cascading style sheets.
PC Magazine (USA), September 3, 2002, IP01-IP04.

More than markup

Cascading a style

External style sheets


Falcigno, Kathleen, and Green, Tim

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Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK)
Module on Digitization and Digital Libraries.
Unit 2. Electronic documents and formats. [online]
Available free of charge from: 2005 [cited 2006],
also published free of charge on CD-ROM.

Lesson 1. Electronic documenst and mark-up: introduction

Lesson 2: Character encoding: Latin and non-Latin scripts

Lesson 3. Formats of electronic pictures

Lesson 4. Presentational mark-up: HTML



Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK)
Module on Management of Electronic Documents.
Unit 4. Production and management of electronic formats
Lesson 2. From hardcopy to electronic document [online]
Available free of charge from: 2005,
also published free of charge on CD-ROM.



Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK)
Module on Management of Electronic Documents.
Unit 6. Networking documents and databases
Lesson 1. Web standards and static websites [online]
Available free of charge from: 2005,
also published free of charge on CD-ROM.


Fecko, Mary Beth

Electronic resources: access and issues.
Bowker-Saur, 1997, 148 pp.

Guidelines for creation and maintenance of Web documents pp. 34-38.


Flynn, Peter

The World Wide Web handbook. (An HTML guide for users, authors and publishers.)
London : International Thomson Computer Press, 351 pp.

18. Future developments


Ford, Andrew

Spinning the Web. (How to provide information on the Internet.)
London : International Thomson Publishing, 1995. 227 pp.

1. Introduction

1.1. What is the Web?

1.2. What the Web has to offer

1.3. History and evolution of the Web

1.4. The future of the Web


Galdino, Greg M. and Gotway, Michael

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Garlock, Kristen L., and Piontek, Sherry

Designing web interfaces (to library services and resources).
Chicago and London : American Library Association, 1999, 103 pp.

5. Accessible design

6. Incorporating user feedback in design


Garris, John

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Gilster, Paul

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Tips on page design


Guenther, Kim

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Hahn, Harley

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15. Creating your own web site


Hannam, Nigel

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Haskin, David

Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 Tour Guide.
Ventana, 1998. 374 pp.

18. Creating & publishing Web information

A look behind a Web page

Understanding the features of FrontPage Express

Creating a Web page in FrontPage Express

Uploading Web pages

Creating a form page using the wizards


Head, Alison J.

Design wise: a guide for evaluating the interface design of information resources.
Medford, New Jersey : Information Today, 1999, 197 pp.

1. Why design matters

5. Web sites: weaving deceit?


Hofstede. Marten

De taal van het World-Wide Web: HTML.
Login, 1995, No. 2, pp. 23-25.


Hofstede. Marten

De taal van het World-Wide Web: HTML, deel 2.
Login, 1995, No. 3, pp.41-44.


Hogan, Mike

Intranet applications challenge Notes.
Personal Computer World (U.S.A.), October 1996, pp. 118-120.


Houghton, David

Building an academic library website: experiences at De Montfort University.
Program, Vol. 34, No. 3, July 2000, pp. 269-280.


Kampherbeek, Jan (SpiderPro)

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Available from:

Why do we need XML?

What is XML?

The general structure of XML

XML tags

Elements and sub elements

XML documents

XML attributes

Well formed XML documents

Valid XML documents

XML; the DTD

Presenting XML documents


Ker, Mark

Universal access, by design.
VINE, 106, pp. 42-47.

This article offers some practical and technical HTML design suggestions for making Web sites accessible to all users.


Kentie. Peter

Web graphics tools and techniques.
Berkeley : Peachpit Press, 1997, 311 pp.

Adobe Acrobat and PDF

Java and JavaScript

ActiveX controls

Creating a VRML world



Accessibility curriculum. [online]
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Intro: Why is accessibility on the Internet important?


Lease Morgan, Eric

Indexing, indexing, indexing: making it work for your library.
Computers in Libraries, June 1998, pp. 30-32.

About indexing the text of WWW sites.


Lee, Edward J.

Using other Web servers with FrontPage 98.
Chapter 54 in: Microsoft FrontPage 98 (Third edition), Indianapolis :, 1998.


Lehnert, Wendy G.

Internet 101. A beginner's guide to the Internet and the World Wide Web.
Reading,... : Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1997.

5. The World-Wide Web

5.9 Constructing your own home page

11. Web page construction

11.1 Remember the big picture

11.2 Working with text

11.3 Working with graphics

11.4 Tips for faster downloads

11.5 URLs and pathnames

11.6 Using tables and frames

11.7 HTML tag summary

11.8 A webmaster's toolbox

11.9 Where to learn more


Li-Ron, Yael

The Web and you (Special report): Web publishing made easier.
Personal Computer World (U.S.A.), November 1996, pp. 111-120.


Lie, Håkon Wium and Bos, Bert

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Lilly, Erica B.

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Lynch, Patrick J., and Horton, Sarah

Web style guide: basic design principles for creating web sites.
New Haven and London : Yale University Press, 1999, 164 pp.

1. Process

2. Interface design

3. Site design

4. Page design

5. Typography

6. Editorial style

7. Web graphics

8. Multimedia


[A no-nonsense book with good advice on how to create a web site. The text is independent of a particular type or brand of software, so that it is not immediately obsolete. In contrast with many books on this subject, it does not offer many spectacular screenshots and examples, but focuses on really sound and basic advice in the form of well structured texts.]


McDermott, Irene

Curb cuts on the information superhighway: making the web accessible.
Searcher: the magazine for database professionals, March 2001, pp. 65-69.


Mendelson, Edward

Personal Web-page editors.
PC Magazine (USA), March 4, 1997, pp. 100-138.


Mendelson, Edward, et al.

Web authoring tools.
PC Magazine (USA), October 17, 2001, pp. 169-178.


Mendelson, Edward

Web builder’s toolkit. (70 assists for a winning site)
PC Magazine (USA), April 23, 2002, pp. 113-121.

Clip-art and stock photo libraries

Site-checking tools

File transfer programs

Javascript collections

Browser extensions

Image optimizers and color tools

Style sheet editors


Meulemans, Guido

FrontPage: websites voor dummies. (Nu de opmaak van HTML-pagina’s volledig geautomatiseerd is, staat het Net open voor iedereen.)
EOS Magazine, september 1996, pp. 82-83.


Miller, Michael, J.

Create a great site. (Web site authoring.) Introduction.
PC Magazine (USA), June 8, 1999, pp. 98-100.


Morrogh, Earl

Information architecture: an emerging 21st century profession.
New Jersey : Prentice Hall, 2003, 194 pp.

1.      Information architecture: from craft to profession


Nesbeitt, Sarah L., and Singer Gordon, Rachel

The information professional’s guide to career development online.
Medford : Information Today, 2001, 401 pp.

6. Your online presence

11. Your electronic resume


Neuhold, Erich, Niederee, Claudia, and Stewart, Avare

Context-driven access to personalized digital libraries.
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Libraries 2004: knowledge creation, preservation, access, and management, ICDL 2004, in Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, 24‑27 February 2004, Volume 1, 517 pp. New Delhi : TERI, The Energy and Resources Institute, 2004, ISBN 81-7993-029-7, pp. 452-461.


Nieuwenhuysen, P., and Buelinckx, E.

Creating documents for print and WWW, using common PC software: pitfalls and expectations.
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Nielsen, Jacob

Designing web usability.
Indianapolis : New Riders, 2000, 419 pp.

Introduction: Why web usability?

Conclusion: Simplicity in web design


Nielsen, Jacob et al.

Internet Pro: solutions for web designers and builders: Make it usable.
PC Magazine (USA), February 6, 2001, IP01-IP06.


Nielsen, Jacob, and Tahir, Marie

Homepage usability.
New Riders, 2002, 315 pp.

Honepage guidelines. pp. 10-33.


Nielsen, Jacob

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Norlin, Elaina, and Winters, CM!

Usability testing for library web sites: a hands on guide.
Chicago : American Library Association, 2002, 70 pp.

Foundations of usability testing

Web design guidelines

Getting buy-in

Usability testing example


Notess, Greg R.

Present and future services for the digital library: searching, linking and meta tags.
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Libraries 2004: knowledge creation, preservation, access, and management, ICDL 2004, in Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, 24‑27 February 2004, Volume 1, 517 pp. New Delhi : TERI, The Energy and Resources Institute, 2004, ISBN 81-7993-029-7, pp. 235-238.


Ozzer, Jan

Create a great site. (Web site authoring.) Design.
PC Magazine (USA), June 8, 1999, pp. 103-126.


Ozzer, Jan

Create a great site. (Web site authoring.) Polish.
PC Magazine (USA), June 8, 1999,, pp. 129-142.


O'Donnell, Kevin, and Winger, Larry

The Internet for scientists.
Amsterdam : Harwood Academic Publishers, 1997. 309 pp.

Creating your own Web site


Palmer, Paula L.

Making your Web site accessible: effective Web page development using universal access design.
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Perez, Ernest

Using link checkers.
Econtent, October/November 2000, pp. 83-89.


Person, Ron, (with Laby, Lorry, and Merkel, Brady P.)

Web publishing with Word for Windows.
Que, 1995. 393 pp.

Appendix A. A listing of HTML tags.

Appendix B. Sites with important Web or HTML information


Perspection, Inc.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 at a glance.
Redmond : Microsoft Press, 1999.

10. Creating a Web page with FrontPage Express

11. Enhancing Web pages with FrontPage Express


Poole, Nick

Approaches to web accessibility.
VINE, No. 124, 2001, p. 12-16.

Web accessibility – current tools, standards and guidance

Web accessibility – new developments

Future developments


Powell, James

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Database, February 1994, pp. 59-66.


Poulter, Alan. Tseng, Gwyneth, and Sargent, Goff

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5. Publishing Web sites


Quercia, Valerie

Internet in a nutshell: a desktop quick reference.
Sebastopol, CA : O’Reilly & Associates, Inc., 1997, ISBN 1-56592-323, 431 pp.

22. Authoring for the Web

23. HTML tags and attributes

24. Color names and values

25. Character entities

26. GIFs, applets, and other enhancements


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Raggett, Dave, and Le Hors, Arnaud

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Raggett, Dave, and Le Hors, Arnaud

W3C Activity: HyperText Markup Language (HTML) [online]
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Randall, Neil

Understanding FrontPage Server Extensions.
PC Magazine (USA), February 20, 2001, pp. 91-.


Rapoza, Jim, et al.

Content management. Get a grip on your site. (Managing your site’s content can be extremely expensive, unwieldy, and tedious. We look at six content management systems that offer an off-the-shelf solution to templating, workflow, and Web publishing for under $100,000.)
PC Magazine (USA), March 20, 2001, pp. 146-155.


Rohan, Rebecca Frances

Buiding better web pages.
San Diego  Academic Press, 1998, 288 pp.

3. Images

5. Ready-made drop-ins: Java applets, JavaScript, Active X, and plug-ins

7. Toy box: FAQs, counters, tricks, and tools

Appendix A. Basic structure of an HTML page

Appendix B. HTML tags


Scharf, Dean

HTML visual quick reference.
Que, 1995. 159 pp.

I Introduction to HTML

II Writing HTML

III Forms

IV Designing HTML documents

V Posting pages

VI Getting your files noticed

VII Appendix


Schnell, Eric H.

Writing for the web: a primer for librarians. [online]
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Graphics and images




Seltzer, Larry

Create a great site. (Web site authoring.) Serve.
PC Magazine (USA), June 8, 1999, pp. 163-175.


Shambedi, Mahmood

HTML and CSS: easy web design.
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1. Introduction to HTML

2.  Formatting text


Sheldrick, Dennis

Start becoming a Webmeister. (Networks: advanced technology).
Four steps to working web servers.
Datamation, March 1, 1995, pp. 40-43.


Shelley, Gary B., Cashman Thomas J., and Mick, Michael L.

Microsoft FrontPage2000. Complete concepts and techniques.
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Creating and using interactive forms on the web



HTML forms

Form handlers

Designing a form


Slatin.John M. and Rush, Sharron

Maximum accessibility: making your web site more usable for everyone.
Boston : Addison-Wesley, 2003, 588 pp.


Supporting accessibility with Cascading Style Sheets

Appendix A. Resources and tools for accessible design

Appendix B. Why is accessibility on the Internet important?


Snell, Ned

Teach yourself the Internet in 24 hours. (Second edition.)
Indianapolis : Publishing, 380 pp.

23. Creating Web pages and multimedia messages


Stanek, William Robert

Increase your web traffic in a weekend. (3rd edition)
Rocklin : Prima Publishing, 2000, 312 pp.

Attracting the masses:

Registering with many search engines and directories simultaneously

Selling your web site through e-mail


Strain, Helen C., and Berry, Pauline M.

Better page design for the World Wide Web. (Refereed paper)
Online & CDROM Review, Vol. 20, No. 5, 1996, pp. 227-237.


Interacting with the World Wide Web

A closer look at hypertext issues

The modeling perspective from HCI (human-computer interaction)

Good Web page design



Sutton, David

Delivering a subject on the WWW while enhancing student discussion and communication.
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Talboo, John-Michael P.

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Tenant, Roy

Practical HTML: a self-paced tutorial.
San Carlos, California : Library Solutions Press, 1996. Internet Workshop series; 6.

Guidelines for Web document style and design



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Web publishing

Web authoring


Graphics in web pages


Thelwall, Mike

Hyperlink analysis.
In Encyclopedia of virtual communities and technologies. 2006. Idea Group. pp. 243-247.


Thurow, Shari

Search engine visibility.
Indianapolis : New Riders, 2003, 297 pp.

Part 1: Before you build

Part 2: How to build better web pages


Tisdall, Ben

Web design: 50 web tips.
Personal Computer World (England), April 2000, pp. 125-134.


Tonta, Yasar

Internet and electronic information management.
Information Services & Use, Vol. 25, 2005, pp. 3-12.


Ulanoff, Lance N.

Build your own Web site.
(Bring yourself, your data, and your message to the World-Wide Web. It’s cheaper than other media and almost guarantees you a worldwide audience.)
PC Magazine (USA), September 10, 1996, pp. 101-111.


Van Brakel, Pieter A., Roeloffze, Cerina, and van Heerden, Amanda

Some guidelines for creating World-Wide Web home page files.
The Electronic Library, Vol. 13, No. 4, August 1995, pp. 383-387.


Vind, Ole

Make your web site healthier with an HTML code checkup.
Computers in Libraries, January 2000, pp. 40-43.


Ward, Jennifer

Web page authoring & site management.
In: The Library Web Manager's Reference Center [online]
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Winship, Ian, and McNab, Alison

The student's guide to the Internet 2000-2001.
London : Library Association Publishing, 2000. 173 pp.

11. Creating your own web page


Yeadon, Jane

Web site statistics.
VINE 124, pp. 55-60.


What statistics are available?




What can these statistics be used for?


Yunker, John

Beyond borders: web globalization strategies.
Indiana : New Riders, 2003, 552 pp.

1. One Internet, many voices