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+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. - Volume 17, Issue 44, April 25, 2019.

David Dillard
 



 

+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. 
- Volume 17, Issue 44, April 25, 2019. 

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web 
design and development. 

++ISSUE 44 CONTENTS. 

SECTION ONE: New references. 
What's new at the Web Design Reference site? 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/ 
New links in these categories: 

01: ACCESSIBILITY. 
02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS. 
03: EVALUATION & TESTING. 
04: EVENTS. 
05: INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE. 
06: JAVASCRIPT. 
07: MISCELLANEOUS. 
08: NAVIGATION. 
09: STANDARDS, GUIDELINES & PATTERNS. 
10: NAVIGATION. 
11: USABILITY. 

SECTION TWO: 
12: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site? 

[Contents ends.] 


++ SECTION ONE: New references. 

+01: ACCESSIBILITY. 

A Technical and Cultural Assessment of the Mueller Report PDF 
By Duff Johnson. 
"…In addition to not being searchable, the file contains no text, is 
not tagged, and is therefore not accessible to disabled users. The US 
Department of Justice has a clear policy of ensuring that public 
documents comply with Section 508 regulations, and are therefore 
accessible to users with disabilities. The Mueller Report PDF does not 
conform with these regulations…" 
https://www.pdfa.org/a-technical-and-cultural-assessment-of-the-mueller-report-pdf/ 

DoJ Reposts the Mueller Report 
By Duff Johnson. 
"As reported within hours by Quartz, four days after its initial 
release and fanfare-free, the US Department of Justice re-posted the 
Mueller Report PDF with a few improvements. They also added a few 
problems…" 
https://www.pdfa.org/doj-reposts-the-mueller-report/ 

Move Ya! Or Maybe, Don't, if the User prefers-reduced-motion! 
By Thomas Steiner. 
"…Respecting user preferences is key for modern websites, and browsers 
expose more and more features to enable web developers to do so. The 
CSS Working Group are currently standardizing more user preference 
media queries…" 
https://developers.google.com/web/updates/2019/03/prefers-reduced-motion 

Unintentionally Tabling Table Semantics 
By Scott O'Hara. 
"I feel like I have a knack for finding bugs and uncovering oddities 
in how HTML and/or ARIA is exposed to browsers' accessibility trees…" 
https://www.scottohara.me/blog/2019/04/19/tabled-tables.html 

Accessibility in Agile Transformational Practices 
By Dylan Barrell. 
"By implementing these accessibility practices into your agile 
processes, agile teams can sustainably defeat the accessibility hydra 
dragon." 
https://www.deque.com/blog/accessibility-in-agile-transformational-practices/ 

Automatic Captions: Are They Helping or Hindering Students? 
By Jaclyn Leduc. 
"…Inaccurate captions negatively affect the perceived quality of video 
content, but more importantly, they don't adequately communicate the 
message of the video to those who rely on captions to engage with 
video content…" 
https://www.3playmedia.com/2019/04/23/automatic-captions-helping-hindering-students/ 

Artificial Intelligence Is Good, but Is It Good Enough for Captions? 
By Elisa Edelberg. 
"…when it comes to purely automated captioning solutions, there are no 
solutions on the horizon that will address all of the challenges posed 
by the captioning task. Technology just doesn't have the same 
capability that humans do…" 
https://www.3playmedia.com/2019/04/24/artificial-intelligence-is-good-but-is-it-good-enough-for-captions/ 

Video Captions: Sometimes You Only Need to Ask 
By Deborah Edwards-Onoro. 
"…I've learned that sharing the poor video autocaptions is a powerful 
way to encourage video producers to caption their videos…" 
https://www.lireo.com/video-captions-sometimes-you-only-need-to-ask/ 

How To Caption Your Instagram Stories To Make Them More Accessible 
(Hat tip to Meryl Evans) 
By Mika Doyle. 
"If you follow Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on social media, you might be 
wondering how AOC captions her Instagram stories…" 
https://www.bustle.com/p/how-to-caption-your-instagram-stories-to-make-them-more-accessible-17047616 

What's New in Accessibility in 2019 
By Jonathan Hassell. 
"This is the final part of my review of what is happening across the 
Digital Accessibility Ecosystem in 2019…" 
https://www.hassellinclusion.com/blog/accessibility-2019-standards-cms-frameworks-design-thinking/ 

The Coming Web Crack-Up 
By Peter Slatin. 
"…more appropriate words are deprivation and discrimination when 
recognizing this for what it is: denial of service…" 
https://www.forbes.com/sites/peterslatin/2019/04/21/the-coming-web-crack-up/ 


+02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS. 

Input with label hidden using display:none or even visibility:hidden 
By Steve Faulkner. 
"Sometimes developers hide label elements using display:none or even 
visibility:hidden in an attempt to provide the label text to 
screenreader users, while not displaying it visually. Unfortunately 
when hidden using these particular CSS properties the for/id 
programmatic association is broken…" 
https://s.codepen.io/stevef/debug/LvgBmv 

Inclusively Hidden 
By Scott O'Hara. 
"There are various ways to hide content in web interfaces, but are you 
aware of the different effects they have on the accessibility of that 
content?…" 
https://www.scottohara.me/blog/2017/04/14/inclusively-hidden.html 

That Time I Tried Browsing the Web Without CSS 
By Jon Kantner. 
"…A WebAIM survey from 2018 reported that 12.5% of users who rely on 
any sort of assisted technology browse the web with custom 
stylesheets, which can include doing away with every CSS declaration 
across a site. And, if we're talking about slow internet connections, 
ditching CSS could be one way to consume content faster. There’s also 
the chance that CSS is disabled for reasons outside our immediate 
control, like when a server has hiccups of fails to load assets. As an 
experiment, I used five websites and a web app without CSS, and this 
post will cover my experiences…" 
https://css-tricks.com/that-time-i-tried-browsing-the-web-without-css/ 

CSS Subgrid News and Demos 
By Rachel Andrew. 
"A couple of weeks ago I spoke at Frontend NE in Newcastle, a big part 
of my talk was explaining what the CSS Grid Subgrid feature from Grid 
Level 2 would contain…" 
https://rachelandrew.co.uk/archives/2019/04/16/css-subgrid-news-and-demos/ 


+03: EVALUATION & TESTING. 

Why You Should Measure UX Attitudes 
By Jeff Sauro. 
"…If you want to understand and predict user behavior, you need to 
understand attitudes. But what is an attitude?…" 
https://measuringu.com/ux-attitudes/ 


+04: EVENTS. 

Mobile Office Hours: Accessible Carousels 
April 29, 2019. 
Online 
https://accessibility.deque.com/mobile-office-hours-accessible-carousels 

ADA and the Internet 
May 16, 2019. 
Online 
https://levelaccess.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_niw0Aq9dRCCkcxGvEK-Ufw 

Keynote by Bruce Lawson on How To Make Loveliness: an HTML Treasure Hunt 
June 24, 2019. 
London, England, United Kingdom 
https://skillsmatter.com/meetups/11798-diversity-matters 

CoderCruise 
August 17-22, 2019. 
Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A. 
https://www.codercruise.com/ 

National Association of Government Web (NAGW) Conference 
September 18-20, 2019. 
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. 
https://nagw.org/content.php?page=conference 

Big Design 
September 19-21, 2019. 
Dallas, Texas, U.S.A. 
https://bigdesignevents.com/ 

The Fact & Fiction of Document Accessibility 
September 30, 2019. 
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. 
https://www.meetup.com/Accessibility-Twin-Cities/events/258338022/ 


+05: INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE. 

Everyday Information Architecture: Auditing for Structure 
By Lisa Maria Martin. 
"We're pleased to share an excerpt from Chapter 4 of Lisa Maria 
Martin's Everyday Information Architecture, from A Book Apart…" 
https://alistapart.com/article/everyday-information-architecture-excerpt/ 


+06: JAVASCRIPT. 

12 Tips for More Accessible React Apps (Slides, React Finland 2019) 
By Manuel Matuzovic. 
"If you want to improve the accessibility of your React apps but you 
don't know how or where to start, this talk is just what you need…" 
https://www.matuzo.at/blog/12-tips-for-more-accessible-react-apps-slides-react-finland-2019/ 


+07: MISCELLANEOUS. 

Would Life be Happier Without Google? I Spent a Week Finding Out 
By Tim Dowling. 
"People had to get by without the search engine giant before it was 
launched in 1998. But is it possible to live your life - and do your 
job - without it these days…" 
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/apr/17/would-life-be-happier-without-google-i-spent-a-week-finding-out 

Front-End Developer Handbook 2019 
By Cody Lindley. 
"This is a guide that anyone could use to learn about the practice of 
front-end development. It broadly outlines and discusses the practice 
of front-end engineering: how to learn it and what tools are used when 
practicing it in 2018…" 
https://frontendmasters.com/books/front-end-handbook/2019/ 

Inclusive: What is It? 
By Jess Mitchell. 
"…Inclusive isn't easy. It's often not comfy. And we know that we 
avoid uncomfy…" 
https://medium.com/@jesshmitchell/inclusive-what-is-it-55acfd8094dd 

Accessibility with Heydon Pickering (Podcast) 
By Dave Rupert and Chris Coyier. 
"We're chatting with Heydon Pickering about accessibility, using 
pre-built solutions past their best before date, everyone's varying 
degrees of proficiency, and whether accessibility is becoming second 
nature to more people…" 
https://shoptalkshow.com/episodes/355/ 


+08: NAVIGATION. 

Enriching Search Results Through Structured Data 
By Google. 
"For many years we have been recommending the use of structured data 
on websites to enable a richer search experience. When you add markup 
to your content, you help search engines understand the different 
components of a page…" 
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2019/04/enriching-search-results-structured-data.html 


+09: STANDARDS, GUIDELINES & PATTERNS. 

Introducing USWDS 2.0 
By Dan O. Williams and Maya Benari. 
"Today, we're launching U.S. Web Design System 2.0 (USWDS 2.0), a new 
foundation for the future of our design system…" 
https://v2.designsystem.digital.gov/whats-new/updates/2019/04/08/introducing-uswds-2-0/ 


+10: USABILITY. 

Icons: Avoid Temptation and Start with User Needs 
By Ben Cullimore. 
"Icons can be a useful way to represent ideas simply. Ben Cullimore, 
Interaction Designer in the team which redesigned the NHS website, 
explains how they decided on the most effective icons to use…" 
https://digital.nhs.uk/blog/transformation-blog/2019/icons-avoid-temptation-and-start-with-user-needs 

Designing Button Focus States for Better Usability 
By Elizabeth Schafer. 
"…buttons have more than one state. The default state we just created 
looks good so far, but we need to make sure that it also looks 
noticeably different when it's focused. Many people exclusively use 
keyboards to navigate, and rely on the focus state to know where they 
are on the page…" 
https://dev.to/elizabethschafer/designing-button-focus-states-for-better-usability-gm2 

Customer-Focused Content: Creating Content People Want and Need 
By Jennifer Leigh Brown. 
"…In this article, learn what customer-centric content is and how it 
leads to better outcomes for brands, businesses, and creative teams…" 
https://www.uxbooth.com/articles/customer-focused-content-creating-content-people-want-and-need/ 

UX Responsibilities in Scrum Ceremonies 
By Anna Kaley. 
"As part of an Agile team, UX professionals should participate in all 
Scrum ceremonies in order to maintain open communication, influence 
product success, and productively contribute to the team." 
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ux-scrum/ 

Sympathy vs. Empathy in UX 
By Sarah Gibbons. 
"The majority of UX professionals practice sympathy instead of empathy 
for their users." 
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/sympathy-vs-empathy-ux/ 

3 Myths About Teens and Tech (Video) 
By Alita Joyce. 
"Debunked myths about how teenagers use computers and technology, 
based on our usability research with users aged 13-17 years." 
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/myths-teens-tech/ 


[Section one ends.] 


++ SECTION TWO: 

+11: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site? 

Accessibility Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/accessibility.html 

Association Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/associations.html 

Book Listings. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/books.html 

Cascading Style Sheets Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/css.html 

Color Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/color.html 

Drupal Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/drupal.html 

Evaluation & Testing Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/testing.html 

Event Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/events.html 

HTML Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/html.html 

Information Architecture Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/architecture.html 

JavaScript Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/javascript.html 

Miscellaneous Web Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/misc.html 

Navigation Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/navigation.html 

PHP Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/php.html 

Sites & Blogs Listing. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/sites.html 

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/standards.html 

Tool Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/tools.html 

Typography Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/type.html 

Usability Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/usability.html 

XML Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/xml.html 

[Section two ends.] 


++END NOTES. 


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[Issue ends.] 

 

+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. - Volume 17, Issue 45, May 2, 2019.

David Dillard
 


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+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. 
- Volume 17, Issue 45, May 2, 2019. 

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web 
design and development. 

++ISSUE 45 CONTENTS. 

SECTION ONE: New references. 
What's new at the Web Design Reference site? 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/ 
New links in these categories: 

01: ACCESSIBILITY. 
02: EVALUATION & TESTING. 
03: EVENTS. 
04: HTML. 
05: JAVASCRIPT. 
06: MISCELLANEOUS. 
07: NAVIGATION. 
08: USABILITY. 

SECTION TWO: 
09: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site? 

[Contents ends.] 


++ SECTION ONE: New references. 

+01: ACCESSIBILITY. 

Maps for All 
By Minnesota IT Services. 
"Maps are a great way of sharing complex information, but resources to 
make these maps accessible were not always easy to find. Until now." 
https://mn.gov/mnit/media/blog/?id=38-382609 

Audio Description Using the Web Speech API 
By Terrill Thompson. 
"…Able Player performs a quick check to see if the user's browser 
supports it. If it doesn't, it falls back to the old way of doing 
things using ARIA live regions. But if it does, the browser reads the 
description text in a pre-defined synthesized voice, keeping the 
screen reader free to do other things…" 
http://terrillthompson.com/1173 

Revisiting prefers-reduced-motion, The Reduced Motion Media Query 
By Eric Bailey. 
Eric revisits prefers-reduced-motion focusing less about the how and 
more about the why. 
https://css-tricks.com/revisiting-prefers-reduced-motion-the-reduced-motion-media-query/ 

Updated: PDF Accessibility 
By WebAIM. 
"Our Acrobat PDF accessibility article has been updated and greatly expanded." 
https://webaim.org/techniques/acrobat/ 

Six Ways to Make your Site More Accessible 
By Hidde de Vries. 
"A presentation at WordCamp Rotterdam in April 2019…" 
https://talks.hiddedevries.nl/lMxtx5/six-ways-to-make-your-site-more-accessible 

This Open Source Software Could Make Museum Websites More Accessible 
By Claire Voon. 
"Earlier this year, dozens of New York City art galleries were hit 
with lawsuits filed separately by two legally blind plaintiffs…" 
https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-open-source-software-museum-websites-accessible 

The Role of Design in Accessibility 
By Adrian Roselli. 
Adrian's Slides from his a11yTO Meet-up presentation. 
http://adrianroselli.com/2019/04/slides-the-role-of-design-in-accessibility-a11yto-meet-up.html 

New Developments in Ongoing Website Accessibility Litigation 
By Elizabeth J. Rho-Ng, Cathie L. Fields, Sharon J. Ormond. 
"A federal district court in Massachusetts recently ruled against 
Harvard University in an ongoing lawsuit filed on behalf of disabled 
individuals challenging the accessibility of online video content on 
the university's websites…" 
https://www.aalrr.com/EdLawConnectBlog/new-developments-in-ongoing-website-accessibility-litigation 


+02: EVALUATION & TESTING. 

Usability Testing with Minors: 16 Tips 
By Alita Joyce. 
To guarantee an effective study with users under 18-years old, recruit 
extra participants, design a child-friendly lab, prepare a plethora of 
age-appropriate tasks, and avoid being too authoritative." 
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/usability-testing-minors/ 

Embedding Accessibility into the DevOps Process 
By Dylan Barrell. 
"…focus on continually shifting accessibility testing 'further left' 
earlier in the development cycle to enhance quality while maintaining 
velocity. The sooner you detect and fix accessibility issues, the less 
likely these are to become more deeply baked into the software, making 
them more difficult and time-consuming to undo…" 
https://devops.com/embedding-accessibility-into-the-devops-process/ 


+03: EVENTS. 

Minnesota Digital Accessibility Law Celebration 
May 7, 2019. 
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. 
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/MNIT/bulletins/2411727 

Accessibility of Course Materials & Your University 
May 9, 2019. 
Online 
http://aem.cast.org/about/events/2019/05/quality-indicators-for-higher-ed.html 

Accessibility and Social Media 
May 9, 2019. 
Online 
https://go.3playmedia.com/wbn-05-09-2019-social 

Accessible Documents and You! 
May 9, 2019. 
Online 
https://iod.unh.edu/event/accessible-documents-and-you 

Web4All Hackathon 2019 
May 15-16, 2019. 
San Francisco, California, U.S.A. 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfn4f-qdLHD4UQ0QeeJpHKul1KIcjGeamVyfSWSpBEqT8uR8g/viewform 

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day @ Illinois 
May 16, 2019. 
Champaign, Illinois, U.S.A. 
https://www.disability.illinois.edu/academic-support/accessible-it-group/gaad2019 

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019 
May 16, 2019. 
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. 
https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/a11ychi/events/261052295/ 

Best Practices for Accessible Social Media 
May 21, 2019. 
Online 
http://www.cast.org/whats-new/events/2019/05/best-practices-social-media-accessibility.html 

Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide 
May 22-24, 2019. 
Washington, D.C, U.S.A. 
http://www.ppdd.org/conferences/ppdd2019/ 

Boston UX Conference 
July 15-19, 2019. 
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 
https://www.nngroup.com/training/boston/ 


+04: HTML. 

Details / Summary Are Not [insert control here] 
By Adrian Roselli. 
"…we need to be careful of christening this new-to-us interaction as 
the solution to all our coding struggles…" 
http://adrianroselli.com/2019/04/details-summary-are-not-insert-control-here.html 

Short Note on fieldset and legend Semantics 
By Steve Faulkner. 
"…Using a <fieldset> without a, non-empty, <legend> child is the same 
as using a <div> for screen reader users i.e. it's ignored…" 
https://codepen.io/stevef/post/fielsdet-and-legend-semantics 

Demo: Uniquely Labeling Fields in Table 
By Adrian Roselli. 
"Use row headers as they aid wayfinding for screen reader users and 
contributes to the accessible name for each field…" 
https://codepen.io/aardrian/pen/pBqRyg 

A History of the HTML Slot Element 
By Jan Miksovsky. 
"To me, the story behind the standard HTML <slot> element illustrates 
the complexity of producing standards, the importance of talking with 
people face-to-face, and the value of compromise…" 
https://component.kitchen/blog/posts/a-history-of-the-html-slot-element 


+05: JAVASCRIPT. 

How to Clone an Array in JavaScript 
By Yazeed Bzadough. 
"JavaScript has many ways to do anything. I've written on 10 Ways to 
Write pipe/compose in JavaScript, and now we're doing arrays…" 
https://medium.freecodecamp.org/how-to-clone-an-array-in-javascript-1d3183468f6a 

Why I've Stopped Exporting Defaults From My JavaScript Modules 
By Nicholas Zakas. 
"After years of fighting with default exports, I've changed my ways.…" 
https://humanwhocodes.com/blog/2019/01/stop-using-default-exports-javascript-module/ 

ARIA Annotations 
By W3C. Editors: Michael Cooper, Aaron Leventhal, and Benjamin Young. 
"ARIA Annotations provides markup for accessible, in-page annotations. 
This specification describes the mechanism for signaling that content 
has been annotated, for what purpose, and where to find the related 
additional content…" 
https://w3c.github.io/annotation-aria/ 

WAI-ARIA 1.1 Cheat Sheet 
By Raghavendra Satish Peri. 
"…ARIA attributes communicate the role, state & property symantics to 
assistive technologies via the accessibility API s implemented in 
browsers…" 
https://www.digitala11y.com/wai-aria-1-1-cheat-sheet/ 

Top 7 ARIA Tips for Developers 
By Rakesh Paladugula. 
"Accessible Rich Internet Applications, widely known as WAI ARIA or 
just ARIA is a W3C specification to build accessible next generation 
web technologies…" 
http://www.maxability.co.in/2019/05/top-7-aria-tips-for-developers/ 


+06: MISCELLANEOUS. 

AXSChat with John Rochford (Video) 
By Neil Milliken, Debra Ruh, and Antonio Santos. 
"John Rochford is a Program Director and Faculty Member at the Eunice 
Kennedy Shriver Center of the University of Massachusetts Medical 
School…" 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwE7Cb1aCwo 

CC Search is Out of Beta with 300M Images and Easier Attribution 
By Jane Park. 
"Today CC Search comes out of beta, with over 300 million images 
indexed from multiple collections, a major redesign, and faster, more 
relevant search. It's the result of a huge amount of work from the 
engineering team at Creative Commons and our community of volunteer 
developers…"" 
https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/30/creative-commons-launches-its-search-engine-out-of-beta-with-over-300m-images-indexed/ 


+07: NAVIGATION. 

Enriching Search Results Through Structured Data 
By Google. 
"For many years we have been recommending the use of structured data 
on websites to enable a richer search experience. When you add markup 
to your content, you help search engines understand the different 
components of a page…" 
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2019/04/enriching-search-results-structured-data.html 


+08: USABILITY. 

3 Design Considerations for Effective Mobile-App Permission Requests 
By Maria Rosala. 
"Mobile permission requests are often poorly designed. Consider the 
content and timing of these requests, avoid dark patterns, and enable 
users to reverse their decision." 
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/permission-requests/ 

10 Heuristic Principles for Mobile Interfaces 
By Jordan DeVos. 
"…Below is a curated collection of ten principles that are inspired by 
human-centered design and usability thought leaders…" 
https://uxdesign.cc/heuristic-principles-for-mobile-interfaces-c226fbaa1d16 

Too Much UX Success (Video) 
By Jakob Nielsen. 
"What to do when a UX team becomes too popular and too many projects 
want UX help with their designs, overwhelming the available capacity 
to do good work." 
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/too-much-ux-success/ 

6 Rules for Persuasive Storytelling 
By Rachel Krause. 
"Stories build empathy and make the user needs and pain points 
memorable to your team. Effective stories speak the language of the 
audience, are rooted in data, and take advantage of compelling 
artifacts." 
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/persuasive-storytelling/ 


[Section one ends.] 


++ SECTION TWO: 

+09: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site? 

Accessibility Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/accessibility.html 

Association Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/associations.html 

Book Listings. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/books.html 

Cascading Style Sheets Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/css.html 

Color Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/color.html 

Drupal Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/drupal.html 

Evaluation & Testing Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/testing.html 

Event Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/events.html 

HTML Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/html.html 

Information Architecture Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/architecture.html 

JavaScript Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/javascript.html 

Miscellaneous Web Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/misc.html 

Navigation Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/navigation.html 

PHP Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/php.html 

Sites & Blogs Listing. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/sites.html 

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/standards.html 

Tool Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/tools.html 

Typography Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/type.html 

Usability Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/usability.html 

XML Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/xml.html 

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+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. - Volume 17, Issue 46, May 7, 2019.

David Dillard
 



 

+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. 
- Volume 17, Issue 46, May 7, 2019. 

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web 
design and development. 

++ISSUE 46 CONTENTS. 

SECTION ONE: New references. 
What's new at the Web Design Reference site? 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/ 
New links in these categories: 

01: ACCESSIBILITY. 
02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS. 
03: COLOR. 
04: EVALUATION & TESTING. 
05: EVENTS. 
06: HTML. 
07: JAVASCRIPT. 
08: MISCELLANEOUS. 
09: TYPOGRAPHY. 
10: USABILITY. 
11: XML. 

SECTION TWO: 
12: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site? 

[Contents ends.] 


++ SECTION ONE: New references. 

+01: ACCESSIBILITY. 

How do You Test Success Criterion 1.3.5 on Mobile Applications? 
By Chrissie Henning. 
"Here at TPG we have been asking this question and been working hard 
to fully understand this Success Criterion and provide a feasible 
solution…" 
https://developer.paciellogroup.com/blog/2019/05/how-do-you-test-success-criterion-1-3-5-on-mobile-applications/ 

Fix 85% of your Web Accessibility Issues in 5 Easy Steps 
By Alvaro Montoro. 
"…Correcting these five issue types would fix most of the 
Accessibility problems detected…" 
https://codepen.io/alvaromontoro/post/fix-85-of-your-web-accessibility-issues-in-5-easy-steps 

Happy Birthday WCAG - Now You are Twenty! 
By Lainey Feingold. 
"On May 5, 1999 the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) issued a press 
release announcing the publication of the Web Content Accessibility 
Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0…" 
https://www.lflegal.com/2019/05/wcag-birthday/ 

How Privilege Defines Performance :: #PerfMatters Conference 2019 (Video) 
By Tatiana Mac. 
"In theory, performance, accessibility, and inclusive design all have 
similar goals: Provide the best, most consistent experience to all 
people using the minimal amount of resources. In practice, this often 
falls apart…we'll examine how to build conscientiously, looking within 
to resist systematic problems in order to create more truly 
performant, accessible, and inclusive systems for our users…" 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQq_gZiZ-jg 

Levy County To Adapt Documents For Visually Impaired Individuals 
By Rachel Spencer. 
"…At an April meeting, the county decided to move forward with the bid 
process for selecting an individual or firm to remediate county 
documents to comply with ADA standards. Levy County procurement 
coordinator Alicia Tretheway said she estimates the county will pay 
more than $37,000 to ensure the county's 13,177 PDF documents meet ADA 
standards…" 
https://www.wuft.org/news/2019/04/26/levy-county-to-adapt-documents-for-visually-impaired-individuals/ 


+02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS. 

Making Things Better: Redefining the Technical Possibilities of CSS 
By Rachel Andrew. 
Rachel's presentation material from Boston and An Event Apart. 
https://noti.st/rachelandrew/aSEj0y/making-things-better-redefining-the-technical-possibilities-of-css 

Digging Into The Display Property: Box Generation 
By Rachel Andrew. 
"Continuing a series on the display property in CSS, this time Rachel 
Andrew takes a look at the values which control box generation, for 
those times when you don't want to generate a box at all." 
https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/05/display-box-generation/ 

Create a Responsive Grid Layout with No Media Queries, Using CSS Grid 
By Andy Bell. 
"Embracing the flexible nature of the web gives us powerful, resilient 
front-ends, where instead of using specific sizes, we give elements 
sensible boundaries and let them auto-fill where possible…" 
https://andy-bell.design/wrote/create-a-responsive-grid-layout-with-no-media-queries-using-css-grid/ 


+03: COLOR. 

Use Color Accessibility Tools to Improve Your Website Design 
By Carrie Cousins. 
"Did you know that more than 4 percent of the population is color blind…" 
https://designmodo.com/color-accessibility/ 


+04: EVALUATION & TESTING. 

The Science of Silence: Intentional Silence as a Moderation Technique 
By Kate Kaplan. 
"Keeping quiet is a powerful moderation technique for user interviews, 
usability testing, and workshop facilitation. Well-timed, deliberate 
periods of silence elicit thoughtful, accurate responses and insights, 
and build trust with participants." 
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/intentional-silence-ux/ 

Where Big Data Can't Go: The Indispensability of Qualitative Research 
in the Evolving Landscape of Measuring Behavior 
By Martin Pacino. 
"…There is no endeavor to understand and predict market conditions, 
consumer behavior, employee engagement, advertising effectiveness and 
any of the other building blocks of business success that will ever 
fully realize its objectives without qualitative research…" 
https://qrcaviews.org/2019/03/11/where-big-data-cant-go-the-indispensability-of-qualitative-research-in-the-evolving-landscape-of-measuring-behavior/ 


+05: EVENTS. 

Mobile Assistive Technology and Testing Techniques 
May 14, 2019. 
Online 
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/4415566340161/WN_EZHzHqTXTAKrtRdfuQVuDA 

U / X / D: Intersections and Overlaps of Users, Experience, and Design 
May 15-16, 2019. 
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. 
https://uxpamn.org/event-3365556 

Overcoming the Potential Obstacles of Manual Testing with a Screen Reader 
May 21, 2019. 
Online 
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/8015566338866/WN_kn8bdCE_TU6JCDkE3l8TuA 

Winning at Scale - Accessibility in Design Systems & Ops 
May 28, 2019. 
Online 
https://levelaccess.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Mne4olZ2ToKr716Zyi_MaA 

Gray-Box Mobile Accessibility Testing 
June 5, 2019. 
Online 
https://levelaccess.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IxFdaJQySYe4HSh2cBKmKg 

WCAG 2.1 and Mobile Accessibility 
June 25, 2019. 
Online 
https://levelaccess.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BCJPCGvQTMuSzv6P9C1Kyg 

Webstock 
June 26-28, 2019.          
Wellington City, New Zealand 
https://www.webstock.org.nz/19/ 

Open Source Software Conference (OSCON) 
July 15-18, 2019. 
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. 
https://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon/oscon-or 


+06: HTML. 

Why, How, and When to Use Semantic HTML and ARIA 
By Adam Silver. 
"…Let's look over the benefits of using HTML and ARIA, why starting 
with semantic HTML is the way to go, and why ARIA ought to come in as 
a last resort…" 
https://css-tricks.com/why-how-and-when-to-use-semantic-html-and-aria/ 

Uniquely Labeling Fields in a Table 
By Adrian Roselli. 
"…if you are creating tables correctly, there isn't much extra work 
you need to do. Your column and row headers, paired with some ARIA, 
can do the job for you. I made a demo to show it in action…" 
http://adrianroselli.com/2019/05/uniquely-labeling-fields-in-a-table.html 


+07: JAVASCRIPT. 

How I Failed the <a> 
By Remy Sharp. 
"A real bug bear of mine is when JavaScript gets in the way of 
browsing a page on the web. Simple, but common things like time to 
interactive being delayed for no good reason, or, in this case, links 
that don't work like links…" 
https://remysharp.com/2019/04/04/how-i-failed-the-a 

Frameworking 
By Jeremy Keith. 
"…If you're weighing up the pros and cons of using, say, a particular 
JavaScript library or framework, that's wonderful. My worry is that 
there are people working in front-end development who aren't putting 
that level of thought into their technology choices, but are instead 
using a particular framework because it's what they're used to." 
https://adactio.com/journal/15111 


+08: MISCELLANEOUS. 

AMP as Your Web Framework - The AMP Blog 
By Jeremy Keith. 
"The bait'n'switch is laid bare…" 
https://adactio.com/links/15107 

A Conspiracy To Kill IE6 
By Chris Zacharias. 
"The bittersweet consequence of YouTube's incredible growth is that so 
many stories will be lost underneath all of the layers of new paint. 
This is why I wanted to tell the story of how, ten years ago, a small 
team of web developers conspired to kill IE6 from inside YouTube and 
got away with it…" 
http://blog.chriszacharias.com/a-conspiracy-to-kill-ie6 

Do-It-Yourself Wearable Captioning with Google's Live Transcribe - Try 
This at Home 
By  David Berman. 
"When Google worked with Dimitri Kanevsky to create their Live 
Transcribe app, they surely envisioned that people with accessibility 
needs would benefit. Even so, they probably didn't envision fast food 
servers wearing tablets." 
https://davidberman.com/diy-live-captioning-around-your-neck-yes-try-this-at-home/ 


+09: TYPOGRAPHY. 

Type in the Digital Era is a Mess 
By Marcin Wichary. 
"…The history of web design can be seen as a set of tensions between 
designers wanting things to be positioned with utmost precision, and 
the web pushing back on some of that control…" 
https://www.fastcompany.com/90340882/type-in-the-digital-era-is-a-mess 


+10: USABILITY. 

Touch Targets on Touchscreens 
By Aurora Harley. 
"Interactive elements must be at least 1cm × 1cm (0.4in × 0.4in) to 
support adequate selection time and prevent fat-finger errors." 
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/touch-target-size/ 

Userfocus User Experience Consultants 
By David Travis. 
Consistency is at the heart of good product design. But consistency is 
often misinterpreted as making things look or behave the same way. 
This ignores context and can lead to a .foolish consistency". Instead 
of consistency, designers should adhere to 'the Principle of Least 
Surprise'…" 
https://www.userfocus.co.uk/articles/the-principle-of-least-surprise.html 

The Elements of Content Strategy 
By Erin Kissane. 
"Content strategy is essential. But where did it come from? Why does 
it matter? And what does it mean for you? This brief guide explores 
content strategy's roots, and quickly and expertly demonstrates not 
only how it's done, but how you can do it well…" 
http://elements-of-content-strategy.abookapart.com/ 

A Design Language for Touch, Gesture, and Motion 
By Steven Hoober. 
"…To make sure a product gets built right, you need to write 
everything down and draw it out. You need to create design 
specifications…" 
https://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2019/05/a-design-language-for-touch-gesture-and-motion.php 

How Today's UX Designs May Be Perceived in the Future (Video) 
By Jakob Nielsen. 
"Jakob Nielsen answers the question of how people in the future will 
judge the quality of today's user experience." 
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/todays-ux-designs-perceived-future/ 

Recognition vs. Recall in User Interfaces  (Video) 
By Maria Rosala. 
"Design user interfaces to facilitate memory recognition which is 
easier than recall because there are more cues available to facilitate 
the retrieval of information from memory. ('Recognition rather than 
recall' is #6 on the list of top 10 user interface heuristics." 
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/permission-requests/ 


+11: XML. 

SVG Will Save Us :: #PerfMatters Conference 2019 (Video) 
By Sarah Drasner. 
"SVGs are one of the most underutilized technologies on the web. They 
can be the most performant, flexible, and accessible image formats. In 
this session, Sarah will cover a few practical things like styling SVG 
icons like typography, and then dive into the creative wilds of this 
graphic format built with math…" 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxte3WpyO60 

[Section one ends.] 


++ SECTION TWO: 

+12: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site? 

Accessibility Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/accessibility.html 

Association Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/associations.html 

Book Listings. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/books.html 

Cascading Style Sheets Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/css.html 

Color Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/color.html 

Drupal Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/drupal.html 

Evaluation & Testing Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/testing.html 

Event Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/events.html 

HTML Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/html.html 

Information Architecture Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/architecture.html 

JavaScript Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/javascript.html 

Miscellaneous Web Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/misc.html 

Navigation Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/navigation.html 

PHP Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/php.html 

Sites & Blogs Listing. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/sites.html 

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/standards.html 

Tool Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/tools.html 

Typography Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/type.html 

Usability Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/usability.html 

XML Information. 
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/xml.html 

[Section two ends.] 


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Web Design Update: May 15, 2019

David Dillard
 


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+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE.
- Volume 17, Issue 47, May 16, 2019.

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web
design and development.

++ISSUE 47 CONTENTS.

SECTION ONE: New references.
What's new at the Web Design Reference site?
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/
New links in these categories:

01: ACCESSIBILITY.
02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS.
03: COLOR.
04: DRUPAL.
05: EVALUATION & TESTING.
06: EVENTS.
07: HTML.
08: MISCELLANEOUS.
09: NAVIGATION.
10: TOOLS.
11: USABILITY.

SECTION TWO:
12: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

[Contents ends.]


++ SECTION ONE: New references.

+01: ACCESSIBILITY.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019: Three Ways You Can Participate
By Deborah Edwards-Onoro.
"If you want to participate in GAAD, but don't live near an inclusive
design or accessibility meetup group hosting the event, I've got you
covered…"
https://www.lireo.com/global-accessibility-awareness-day-2019/

WCAG 2.1 Primer (Alpha)
By GOV.UK.
"This document will help you get up to speed with WCAG 2.1 quickly and
avoid common mistakes people make when creating or updating web
content. You will find this really helpful if you design, build or
create web content…"
https://alphagov.github.io/wcag-primer/

How do You Test Success Criterion 1.3.5 on Mobile Applications? (Update)
By Chrissie Henning.
"At the time of publication we were not fully aware of the
ramifications of discussions and further post publication discussions,
in the WCAG working group, that have lead to the requirements for
conforming to this success criterion being more clearly defined…"
https://developer.paciellogroup.com/blog/2019/05/how-do-you-test-success-criterion-1-3-5-on-mobile-applications/#update

Shadows & Outlines Accessibility of Component Styling (Slides, Minutes, Video)
By Michael Gilbert, Philippe Clesca, Kunal D. Patel, Sky Ortiz, and
Jen Kozenski.
Google research & experience on WCAG Success Criterion 1.4.11:
Non-text Contrast.
Slides:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1CFNxozlyO1lmiyRVCFuhQ_0t2c5QTLskY03CCeTpUuA/
WCAG Working Group Minutes:
https://www.w3.org/2019/05/14-ag-minutes.html#item01
Recording:
https://mit.webex.com/mit/lsr.php?RCID=42dc7191ccb949e681ad88d6de4f1622

Understanding SC 1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded)
By Raghavendra Satish Peri.
"This success criterion requires that audio-only & video-only content
are provided with alternative method of conveying information. A text
transcript can be provided for audio track & text transcript or audio
track can be provided for a video that doesn't have an audio…"
https://www.digitala11y.com/understanding-sc-1-2-1-audio-only-and-video-only-prerecorded/

Notes from the A11y Underground #1
By Steve Faulkner.
"I have been meaning to start a periodic noting of meaty articles and
threads related to subjects close to my technical heart. Today intent
meets action. Here's a few that have tickled my fancy of late…"
https://developer.paciellogroup.com/blog/2019/05/notes-from-the-a11y-underground-1/

[DRAFT] (FAST) Checklist
By Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group.
"…The goal of Framework for Accessibility in the Specification of
Technologies (FAST) is to describe the features that web technologies
should provide to ensure it is possible to create content that is
accessible to users with disabilities…"
https://w3c.github.io/apa/fast/checklist.html

Some Accessibility Resources
By Scott O'Hara.
"If you're just getting into accessibility (or a11y for short), or
you're getting comfortable with what you know and want to build on
that, I recommend checking out the following resources…" (Thanks for
including the Webdev Newsletter, Scott!)
https://www.scottohara.me/note/2019/05/07/resources.html

Golden Rules of Social Media Accessibility (PDF)
By Jennifer Smith.
"How do you start creating accessible social media content…"
https://danya.com/files/sma_poster.pdf

Passed Your Accessibility Check? Don't Be So Sure.
By Paul Rayius
"Why does my PDF file pass Adobe Acrobat's Accessibility Checker but
fails using CommonLook's PDF Validator or PAC3?…"
https://commonlook.com/passed-your-accessibility-check-dont-be-so-sure/

Less Than 1% of Website Home Pages are Likely to Meet Accessibility Standards
By Claudia Cahalane.
"…To find out more about the report, AbilityNet accessibility and
usability consult Adi Latif spoke to Jared Smith, associate director
of WebAIM. You can find the video below of their conversation at
accessibility conference CSUN, below…"
https://abilitynet.org.uk/news-blogs/less-1-website-home-pages-are-likely-meet-accessibility-standards

RIT, Naz Caught in Explosion of ADA Website Lawsuits
By Berkeley Brean.
"All week News10NBC investigated the thousands of lawsuits accusing
the owners of restaurants, malls, art galleries and wineries of
discriminating against people with disabilities…"
https://www.whec.com/news/rit-naz-caught-in-explosion-of-ada-website-lawsuits/5340318/

Visually Impaired Man Sues Pokémon Company Over Non-ADA Compliant Website
By Stefanie Fogel.
"A visually-impaired man is suing The Pokémon Company because he says
one of its websites is not equally accessible to blind consumers and
violates the Americans with Disabilities Act…"
https://variety.com/2019/gaming/news/pokemon-center-company-ada-lawsuit-1203208010/


+02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS.

The Dark Side of the Grid (Part 2)
By Manuel Matuzovic.
"This is part 2 of 3 in a series of articles about CSS Grid layout and
accessibility…"
https://www.matuzo.at/blog/the-dark-side-of-the-grid-part-2/

A Design Pattern Solved by Subgrid
By Rachel Andrew.
"I've been playing with this early implementation of the subgrid
feature in Firefox, and it occured to me that subgrid could solve a
less obvious use case…"
https://rachelandrew.co.uk/archives/2019/05/07/a-design-pattern-solved-by-subgrid/

Subgrid
By Chris David Mills, SphinxKnight, and Rachel Andrew.
"Level 2 of the CSS Grid Layout specification includes a subgrid value
for grid-template-columns and grid-template-rows. This guide details
what subgrid does, and gives some use cases and design patterns that
are solved by the feature…"
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/CSS_Grid_layout/Subgrid

Understanding Grid Placement Through Building a HTML Periodical Table
By Chen Hui Jing.
"I've been using CSS grid to build layouts for quite a while now, and
all my designs to date involved either a handful of explicitly placed
individual grid items, or 100% automatic placement…"
https://www.chenhuijing.com/blog/understanding-grid-placement/

How to Create Joined Bulletpoint Lists with CSS, BBC News-style
By Peter Cooper.
"When there are live events, BBC News often runs a 'timeline' style
list against stories. For example…"
https://dev.to/peterc/how-to-create-joined-bulletpoint-lists-with-css-bbc-news-style-1eem


+03: COLOR.

Color Tutorial
By Tom Jewett.
"Most of the things that you will design with computers-user
interfaces, Web pages, and even printed documents-will use color in
some way. This tutorial is designed to help you understand and specify
colors. It does not address the effective use of color, which is a
much more complex topic…"
http://colortutorial.design/index.html


+04: DRUPAL.

Which of Drupal and WordPress is the Most Accessible Content
Management System? (Podcast)
By Jonathan Hassell.
"…Graham Armfield in our team has been working to make WordPress
accessible for years. And Mike Gifford, who has been leading
accessibility work on Drupal, is another good friend of ours at
Hassell Inclusion. So in this month's podcast we've put them together
to discuss their work…"
https://www.hassellinclusion.com/blog/drupal-and-wordpress-accessibility-comparison-2019/


+05: EVALUATION & TESTING.

A/B Testing vs. Multivariate Testing for Design Optimization (Video)
By Kate Moran.
"Like A/B testing, multivariate testing is a design optimization
method that involves experimenting with live traffic to find the best
impact on conversion."
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/a-b-testing-vs-multivariate/

Validating a Lostness Measure
By Jeff Sauro.
"…how do you measure when someone is lost? Is this captured already by
standard usability metrics or is a more specialized metric needed? It
helps to first think about how we measure usability…"
https://measuringu.com/lostness/


+06: EVENTS.

Front
June 6-7, 2019.
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.
https://www.frontutah.com/conference/

DinosaurJS
June 20, 2019.
Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.
https://dinosaurjs.org/

Web Directions Code
June 20-21, 2019.
Melbourne, Australia
https://webdirections.org/code/

Incorporating Accessibility Into your Process and Team
July 2, 2019.
Online
https://levelaccess.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fc0zkLjzTsqRt04hUrYxaw

Codeland
July 22, 2019.
New York, New York, U.S.A.
http://codelandconf.com/

Mid-Atlantic Developer Conference
August 1-2, 2019.
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
https://www.middevcon.com/

JavaScript and Friends Conference
August 2, 2019.
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.
https://www.javascriptandfriends.com/


+07: HTML.

A Delightful Reference for HTML Symbols, Entities and ASCII Character Codes
By Toptal Designers.
"HTML Arrows is a comprehensive reference website for finding HTML
symbol codes and entities, ASCII characters and Unicode hexadecimal
values to use in your web design…"
https://www.toptal.com/designers/htmlarrows/

Periodic Table of the Elements (Tutorial)
By Adrian Roselli.
"…this post is about a table of elements that is made up of non-table
elements. If that sentence made no sense, then you should enjoy this.
In other words, I may use the terms table and element in a confusing
fashion…"
http://adrianroselli.com/2019/05/periodic-table-of-the-elements.html

The HTML5 Treasure Hunt
By Bruce Lawson.
Slides from Bruce's International JavaScript Conference 2019 presneation.
https://speakerdeck.com/brucel/ijs-conference


+08: MISCELLANEOUS.

Guidelines for Brutalist Web Design
By David Bryant Copeland.
"…How amazing would it be to have readable text, clearly-marked
interaction points, unobtrusive advertising, all wrapped up in a
fast-loading site you could consume using the native tools of your
chosen device? …to start with left-aligned black text on a white
background, and to apply styling only to solve a specific problem.
This is good advice. Embrace this, and you embrace Brutalist Web
Design. Focus on your content and your visitors will enjoy you and
your website. Focus on decoration or tricking your visitors into
clicking ads, and your content will suffer, along with your visitors…"
https://brutalist-web.design/

A Crime Called Favicon
By Jens Oliver Meiert.
"At sum.cumo we have just opened a larger investigation into the
current situation and best practices with respect to favicons…"
https://meiert.com/en/blog/schmavicons/

Thoughts on the W3C's May 2019 Advisory Board Election
By Elika J Etemad.
"The W3C Advisory Board is electing 7 of its 11 members this May…"
http://fantasai.inkedblade.net/weblog/2019/w3c-advisory-board-election/

A Report from the AMP Advisory Committee Meeting
By Terence Eden.
"I don't like AMP. I think that Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages are
a bad idea, poorly executed, and almost-certainly anti-competitive…"
https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2019/05/a-report-from-the-amp-advisory-committee-meeting/


+09: NAVIGATION.

Customer Journey Mapping 101 (Video)
By Sarah Gibbons.
"The 5 components of a journey map and the benefits of using this
qualitative method as part of a UX design process to discover,
document, and share the bigger picture of what users want."
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/journey-mapping-101/


+10: TOOLS.

Accessibility Reference (Chrome DevTools)
By Kayce Basques.
"This page is a comprehensive reference of accessibility features in
Chrome DevTools. It is intended for web developers who:
https://developers.google.com/web/tools/chrome-devtools/accessibility/reference


+11: USABILITY.

Split Buttons
By Page Laubheimer.
"A split button is a dual-function menu button that offers a default
action as well as the possibility of choosing a different action by
selecting from a set of alternatives."
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/split-buttons/

Why I Don't Believe in Empathic Design
By Don Norman.
"Human-centered design pioneer Don Norman, who coined the term 'user
experience,' explains why he's not convinced by the current obsession
with empathy and what we should do instead…"
https://theblog.adobe.com/why-i-dont-believe-in-empathic-design-don-norman/

I Wrote the Book on User-Friendly Design. What I See Today Horrifies Me
By Don Norman.
"The world is designed against the elderly, writes Don Norman,
83-year-old author of the industry bible Design of Everyday Things and
a former Apple VP…"
https://www.fastcompany.com/90338379/i-wrote-the-book-on-user-friendly-design-what-i-see-today-horrifies-me

Trans-Inclusive Design
By Erin White.
"Design decisions across our projects can mean the difference between
affirmation and invalidation-and sometimes safety and danger. Erin
White explores the repercussions for trans, non-binary, and
gender-variant users and what we can do about it."
https://alistapart.com/article/trans-inclusive-design/

UX Research on Product Page Videos: Where and How to Embed Them (35%
Get it Wrong)
By Jamie Appleseed.
"Imagine investing resources into expensive video production and
implementing video players on your e-commerce site, and then your
users don't watch the videos…"
https://baymard.com/blog/embedding-product-page-videos

4 Tips for Designing Apps for Older Users
By Jonathan Shariat.
"…Here are some of our design considerations…"
https://medium.com/project-ronin/4-tips-for-designing-apps-for-older-users-4246450a953c

[Section one ends.]


++ SECTION TWO:

+12: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

Accessibility Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/accessibility.html

Association Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/associations.html

Book Listings.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/books.html

Cascading Style Sheets Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/css.html

Color Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/color.html

Drupal Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/drupal.html

Evaluation & Testing Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/testing.html

Event Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/events.html

HTML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/html.html

Information Architecture Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/architecture.html

JavaScript Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/javascript.html

Miscellaneous Web Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/misc.html

Navigation Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/navigation.html

PHP Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/php.html

Sites & Blogs Listing.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/sites.html

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/standards.html

Tool Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/tools.html

Typography Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/type.html

Usability Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/usability.html

XML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/xml.html

[Section two ends.]


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Web Design Update: May 22, 2019

David Dillard
 



 

+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE.
- Volume 17, Issue 48, May 22, 2019.

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web
design and development.

++ISSUE 48 CONTENTS.

SECTION ONE: New references.
What's new at the Web Design Reference site?
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/
New links in these categories:

01: ACCESSIBILITY.
02: EVALUATION & TESTING.
03: EVENTS.
04: HTML.
05: JAVASCRIPT.
06: MISCELLANEOUS.
07: NAVIGATION.
08: TOOLS.
09: USABILITY.

SECTION TWO:
10: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

[Contents ends.]


++ SECTION ONE: New references.

+01: ACCESSIBILITY.

First Annual State Of Accessibility Report (PDF)
By Diamond.
"The current state of accessibility is unacceptable. There are an
average of 59.6 major accessibility errors per webpage. From both a
civil rights and a business perspective, the 61 million Americans 2
and 1 billion people with disabilities ('PwD') worldwide are
under-served by today's digital products. Accessibility lawsuits are
rising exponentially, which has resulted in nascent awareness that
accessibility is an issue…"
https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/5626219/SOAR%20/Diamond_SOAR_Report_2019.pdf

Columbia & Elm; Fairfield & Gloucester
By Ethan Marcotte.
"…I want to read poetry in alt text; to have our work's success
measured by how broadly it can be accessed; to create moving,
beautiful experiences for people who may not use the web like I do…"
https://ethanmarcotte.com/wrote/columbia-and-elm-fairfield-and-gloucester/

7 Reasons Why You Want to Caption Your Videos
By Meryl K. Evans.
"…People who are deaf or hard of hearing are NOT the main users of
captioned videos. Here are seven reasons to caption your videos…"
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/7-reasons-why-you-want-caption-your-videos-meryl-evans

Universal Design: 11 Practical Tips to Make Your Sites and Apps More Accessible
By Oliver Lindberg.
"…To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we asked several
accessibility advocates for some practical tips you may not have
thought of, to help you build sites and apps that are more accessible
and inclusive…"
https://www.shopify.com/partners/blog/universal-design

Short Note on prefers-reduced-motion and Puzzled (Windows) Users
By Patrick H. Lauke.
"…recommend just sticking to this particular (Windows-specific effects
in the 'Advanced System Settings') checkbox when testing for 2.3.3
Animation from Interactions - unless you enjoy spending time after
each round of testing to reset your Windows environment the way you
like it."
https://developer.paciellogroup.com/blog/2019/05/short-note-on-prefers-reduced-motion-and-puzzled-windows-users/

Checklist
By The A11Y Project.
"Determine how accessible your site is…"
https://a11yproject.com/checklist

Understanding SC 1.1.1 Non-text Content
By Raghavendra Satish Peri.
"This success criterion requires that any non-text content that
includes active images (imagelinks), area maps, informative images,
complex charts and graphs, CSS images, decorative images, input image
controls, CAPTCHA and audio and video contents must have text
alternatives…"
https://www.digitala11y.com/understanding-sc-1-1-1-non-text-content/

Summary of Accessibility Toronto Camp
By Dennis Lembree.
"Accessibility Toronto Camp occurred Saturday, May 18 at OCAD
University in incredible city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada…"
http://www.webaxe.org/summary-of-accessibility-toronto-camp/

Selfish Accessibility - YGLF Vilnius (Slides)
By Adrian Roselli.
Adrian's Vilnius JavaScript slides.
http://adrianroselli.com/2019/05/selfish-accessibility-yglf-vilnius.html

How Your Company Can Prevent ADA Website Accessibility Lawsuits
By Kim Krause Berg.
"…The only way to prevent an ADA lawsuit is to plan for, design and
build for web accessibility…"
https://www.searchenginejournal.com/prevent-accessibility-website-lawsuit/306055/

Fraud Whistleblower Seeks Redress for Inaccessible Public Website that
Cost California $66 Million
By Kristopher Nelson.
"TRE Legal Practice alleges that Xerox Corp. and Conduent, Inc.
defrauded taxpayers when the two companies built a $66 million state
park reservation website that hundreds of thousands of Californians
with disabilities cannot use…"
https://www.trelegal.com/posts/fraud-whistleblower-seeks-redress-for-inaccessible-public-website-that-cost-california-66-million/


+02: EVALUATION & TESTING.

Using Trade-Off Scales for Prioritization in UX Design Projects
By Anna Kaley.
"Trade-off scales are a tool that UX practitioners can use to to
visually prioritize user needs and project dimensions to focus
resources on the most important ones."
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/tradeoff-scale-ux-priority/


+03: EVENTS.

Utah Accessibility Meetup #1
May 29, 2019.
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.
https://www.meetup.com/UtahA11y/events/261077544/

Maker Series: Accessibility Workshop with Derek Featherstone
June 13, 2019.
Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maker-series-accessibility-workshop-with-derek-featherstone-tickets-61582042547

Impact of Captions & Transcripts on Student Learning & Comprehension
June 26, 2019.
Online
https://www.3playmedia.com/resources/webinars/

JSConf US
August 12-14, 2019
Carlsbad, California, U.S.A.
https://2019.jsconf.us/

Vancouver UX Conference
August 19-23, 2019.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
https://www.nngroup.com/training/vancouver/

Abstractions
August 21-23, 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
https://abstractions.io/

W3C Developer Meetup
September 16, 2019.
Fukuoka, Japan
https://www.w3.org/2019/09/Meetup/


+04: HTML.

Building an Accessible Progressive Loader (Slides)
By Russ Weakley.
"This presentation for A11y Bytes May 2019, takes you through how to
mark up a progress loader using the progress element. Then, eight tips
for making the progress loader accessible."
https://www.slideshare.net/maxdesign/building-an-accessible-progressive-loader


+05: JAVASCRIPT.

JavaScript and Accessibility: Accordions
By Lindsey Kopacz.
"…I am going to go into a deep dive on how to make accordions
accessible! Our focus is: 1.) Accessing the accordion with a keyboard
1.) Screen reader support…"
https://www.a11ywithlindsey.com/blog/javascript-accessibility-accordions/


+06: MISCELLANEOUS.

Take Back Your Web (Video)
By Tantek Çelik.
"…Own your domain. Own your content. Own your social connections. Own
your reading experience. IndieWeb services, tools, and standards
enable you to take back your web."
https://vimeo.com/336343886

Can 'Indie' Social Media Save Us?
By Cal Newport.
"…If you're using a company's servers without paying for the
privilege, then that company must be finding other ways to 'extract
value' from you…Social media has reshaped our culture, and this has
convinced us that it is fundamentally appealing. Strip away its most
manipulative elements, though, and we may find that it's less
rewarding than it seems."
https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/can-indie-social-media-save-us

All Constraints are Beautiful (Video)
By Charlie Owen.
"…In this talk Charlie will tell us how constraints are something that
should be sought out and embraced, especially in the infinite chaos of
the web…"
https://vimeo.com/335856612

Accessibility in Web Standards (Podcast)
By Jamie White.
"Léonie Watson has been focused on accessibility for nearly twenty
years. She joins us to talk about her long career in web
accessibility, her involvement in the W3C, and where she believes the
future of the technology is headed.…"
https://www.heroku.com/podcasts/codeish/16-accessibility-in-web-standards


+07: NAVIGATION.

How to Conduct Research for Customer Journey Mapping (Video)
By Kate Kaplan.
"When conducting research for customer-journey maps, use qualitative
methods that allow direct interaction with or observation of users,
such as interviews, field studies, and diary studies."
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/research-journey-mapping/


+08: TOOLS.

ARC Toolkit
By The Paciello Group.
"Quickly uncover accessibility issues on any web page and gain
valuable accessibility insights with TPG's ARC Toolkit."
https://www.paciellogroup.com/toolkit/

Contrast Checker
By GOVUK Design System Team.
Developed to help test WCAG 2.1 Success Criterion 1.4.11: Non-text Contrast.
https://contrast-checker.glitch.me/


+09: USABILITY.

Digital Contributing to Climate Crisis
By Gerry McGovern.
"…The digital environment is much more wasteful than the physical
environment since it is easy to create, copy, and publish digital
things. Our oceans are full of plastic. Our websites are even more
full of crap. We treat our digital environment even worse than our
physical environment. It's high time we changed."
http://gerrymcgovern.com/digital-contributing-to-climate-crisis/

10 Usability Heuristics Applied to Video Games
By Alita Joyce.
"Following Jakob Nielsen's 10 heuristics for user-interface design
will improve the user experience of video games."
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/usability-heuristics-applied-video-games/


[Section one ends.]


++ SECTION TWO:

+10: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

Accessibility Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/accessibility.html

Association Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/associations.html

Book Listings.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/books.html

Cascading Style Sheets Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/css.html

Color Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/color.html

Drupal Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/drupal.html

Evaluation & Testing Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/testing.html

Event Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/events.html

HTML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/html.html

Information Architecture Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/architecture.html

JavaScript Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/javascript.html

Miscellaneous Web Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/misc.html

Navigation Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/navigation.html

PHP Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/php.html

Sites & Blogs Listing.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/sites.html

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/standards.html

Tool Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/tools.html

Typography Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/type.html

Usability Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/usability.html

XML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/xml.html

[Section two ends.]


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+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. - Volume 17, Issue 49, May 29, 2019.

David Dillard
 


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May 29
+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE.
- Volume 17, Issue 49, May 29, 2019.

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web
design and development.

++ISSUE 49 CONTENTS.

SECTION ONE: New references.
What's new at the Web Design Reference site?
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/
New links in these categories:

01: ACCESSIBILITY.
02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS.
03: EVALUATION & TESTING.
04: EVENTS.
05: HTML.
06: MISCELLANEOUS.
07: NAVIGATION.
08: STANDARDS, GUIDELINES & PATTERNS.
09: TYPOGRAPHY.
10: USABILITY.

SECTION TWO:
11: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

[Contents ends.]


++ SECTION ONE: New references.

+01: ACCESSIBILITY.

Contextually Marking up Accessible Images and SVGs
By Scott O'Hara.
"…there are various methods that can be used to provide an accessible
name to an image or SVG element…depending on the markup pattern and
the method used, the accessible name may not be exposed as expected,
due to quirks or gaps in implementations. This means that without
testing, graphics may not be exposed in the manner in which you might
expect…"
https://www.scottohara.me/blog/2019/05/22/contextual-images-svgs-and-a11y.html

The Difference Between Keyboard and Screen Reader Navigation
By Léonie Watson.
"…Whether someone is a keyboard user or a screen reader user, the
importance of HTML cannot be emphasised enough. Without well-formed
HTML that uses the appropriate element for the purpose, screen reader
navigation breaks down completely, and keyboard navigation is at a
high risk of doing the same…"
https://tink.uk/the-difference-between-keyboard-and-screen-reader-navigation/

Accessible Icon Buttons
By Sara Soueidan.
"An icon button is an icon that triggers some sort of action on the page…"
https://www.sarasoueidan.com/blog/accessible-icon-buttons/

Tabindex: It Rarely Pays to be Positive
By Scott O'Hara.
"HTML's tabindex attribute may be used to modify whether an element
can receive keyboard focus, or not…"
https://www.scottohara.me/blog/2019/05/25/tabindex.html

2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts - WCAG 2.1 - Level A
By Rakesh Paladugula.
"If a keyboard shortcut is implemented in content using only letter
(including upper- and lower-case letters), punctuation, number, or
symbol characters, then at least one of the following is true…"
https://www.maxability.co.in/2019/05/27/2-1-4-character-key-shortcuts-wcag-2-1-level-a/

Dragon and Accessible Names on the Web (Video)
By Eric Wright.
"A brief demonstration of "What You See Is What You Say" in a web
browser, and how interaction changes when I only have to say part of
an element's accessible name. Elements should be named carefully to
enable intuitive interactions…"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5WqhltSlE0

Here are 23 Terms You Should Know to Better Understand Accessibility
By Julie Zeglen, Jonah Freedman et al.
"Audism, multi-modality and Section 508: We built a glossary based on
local experts' suggestions of the terms they think everyone should
learn…"
https://technical.ly/philly/2019/05/24/accessibility-terms-glossary-technology/

A Model for WordPress Accessibility
By Adrian Roselli.
"I am going to propose a way to increase the overall accessibility of
the WordPress ecosystem…"
http://adrianroselli.com/2019/05/a-model-for-wordpress-accessibility.html


+02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS.

Digging Into The Display Property: Grids All The Way Down
By Rachel Andrew.
"Continuing a series on the display property in CSS, this time Rachel
Andrew takes a look at what happens when you use grid as a value of
display, with added information about how subgrid changes that
behavior…"
https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/05/display-grid-subgrid/


+03: EVALUATION & TESTING.

Questionnaire Design: An Interview with Annie Pettit (Podcast)
By Gerry Gaffney.
"My guest today is a market research methodologist who specializes in
survey design and data quality…"
https://uxpod.com/questionnaire-design-an-interview-with-annie-pettit/

Macro & Microconversions as Metrics in Analytics (Video)
By Kathryn Whitenton.
"The most desired user actions (macroconversions) may be too rare to
generate enough analytics data for fast design iteration, so we can
also analyze smaller user actions (microconversions) that are more
frequent and are connected to bigger goals."
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/macro-microconversions-metrics-analytics/


+04: EVENTS.

Web Accessibility Evaluation for Non-Technical Users (3-part course)
June 10, 12, and 14, 2019.
Online.
http://disability.illinois.edu/academic-support/accessible-it-group/badging#nontech

Minnesota Assistive Technology (AT) and Accessibility Summit
June 13-14, 2019.
St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A.
https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=2564241

Web Accessibility Evaluation for Technical Users (3-part course)
June 17, 19, and 21, 2019
Online.
http://disability.illinois.edu/academic-support/accessible-it-group/badging#tech

Access Technology Higher Education Network (ATHEN) Virtual Conference
June 21, 2019.
Online
https://athenpro.org/content/athen-virtual-conference

IndieWeb Summit
June 29-30, 2019.
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
https://2019.indieweb.org/summit

Audio Description Institute
July 10-12, 2019.
Rochester, New York, U.S.A.
https://acbconvention.org/account/adp/login.php

Chicago UX Conference
September 7-13, 2019, U.S.A.
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
https://www.nngroup.com/training/chicago/

Accessibility Scotland
October 25, 2019.
Edinburgh, Scotland
https://accessibility.scot/


+05: HTML.

What Have HTML5 Elements Ever Done for Accessibility? (Slides)
By Graham Armfield.
"It's a story of good intentions that haven't always been carried
through into a good implementation."
https://speakerdeck.com/coolfields/what-have-html5-elements-ever-done-for-accessibility

Placeholder: The Piss-Take Label
By Steve Faulkner.
"The reasons why use of the placeholder attribute as the only means of
providing a user readable prompt for a form control is deficient UX,
are voluminous…"
https://codepen.io/stevef/post/placeholder-the-piss-take-label


+06: MISCELLANEOUS.

Plain Text vs. HTML Emails: Which Is Better? [New Data]
By Niti Shah.
"…Although people say they prefer HTML-based and image-based emails,
in reality, simpler emails perform best -- and plain-text emails
perform best of all…"
https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/plain-text-vs-html-emails-data


+07: NAVIGATION.

How Many Items in a Navigation Menu? (Video)
By Page Laubheimer.
"A key question in information architecture (IA) is to decide the
number of items in navigation menus (including global menus and local
menus). 4 main factors determine the answer, but it's not 7, despite a
common myth."
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/number-items-navigation-menu/


+08: STANDARDS, GUIDELINES & PATTERNS.

W3C and WHATWG to Work Together to Advance the Open Web Platform
By Jeff Jaffe.
"…Motivated by the belief that having two distinct HTML and DOM
specifications claiming to be normative is generally harmful for the
community, and the mutual desire to bring the work back together, W3C
and WHATWG agree to the following terms…"
https://www.w3.org/blog/2019/05/w3c-and-whatwg-to-work-together-to-advance-the-open-web-platform/


+09: TYPOGRAPHY.

Typography Terms Cheat Sheet
By Therese Fessenden.
"Typography concepts can sometimes get lost in translation between
researchers, developers, designers, and stakeholders. Use this cheat
sheet to help you decode the meaning of common or often mistaken
typography terms."
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/typography-terms-ux/

The State of Fluid Web Typography
By Matej Latin.
"Fluid typography gives us so many opportunities to better design the
reading experiences on the web but, at the same time, it introduces
problems of font sizes scaling uncontrollably and potential
accessibility issues. Is fluid web typography ready to be used?…"
https://betterwebtype.com/articles/2019/05/14/the-state-of-fluid-web-typography/

font-display is Incompatible with Icon Fonts
By Zach Leatherman.
"There are myriad problems with icon fonts…"
https://www.zachleat.com/web/font-display-icon-fonts/


+10: USABILITY.

User Needs, and Why Your Organization Doesn't Care About Them
By Padma Gillen.
"We are excited to share this excerpt from GatherContent's book Lead
with Content…"
https://www.uxbooth.com/articles/user-needs-and-why-your-organization-doesnt-care-about-them/

'About Us' Information on Websites
By Anna Kaley and Jakob Nielsen.
"Users expect About Us sections to be clear, authentic, and
transparent. They compare corporate content with third-party reviews
to form a holistic opinion of a company before initiating business or
applying for jobs."
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/about-us-information-on-websites/


[Section one ends.]


++ SECTION TWO:

+11: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

Accessibility Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/accessibility.html

Association Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/associations.html

Book Listings.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/books.html

Cascading Style Sheets Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/css.html

Color Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/color.html

Drupal Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/drupal.html

Evaluation & Testing Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/testing.html

Event Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/events.html

HTML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/html.html

Information Architecture Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/architecture.html

JavaScript Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/javascript.html

Miscellaneous Web Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/misc.html

Navigation Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/navigation.html

PHP Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/php.html

Sites & Blogs Listing.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/sites.html

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/standards.html

Tool Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/tools.html

Typography Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/type.html

Usability Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/usability.html

XML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/xml.html

[Section two ends.]


++END NOTES.


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+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. - Volume 17, Issue 50, June 6, 2019.

David Dillard
 


+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. 
- Volume 17, Issue 50, June 6, 2019. 

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web 
design and development. 

++ISSUE 50 CONTENTS. 

SECTION ONE: New references. 
What's new at the Web Design Reference site? 
Web Design References 
New links in these categories: 

01: ACCESSIBILITY. 
02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS. 
03: EVALUATION & TESTING. 
04: EVENTS. 
05: HTML. 
06: JAVASCRIPT. 
07: MISCELLANEOUS. 
08: NAVIGATION. 
09: STANDARDS, GUIDELINES & PATTERNS. 
10: TOOLS. 
11: USABILITY. 

SECTION TWO: 
12: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site? 

[Contents ends.] 


++ SECTION ONE: New references. 

+01: ACCESSIBILITY. 

Accessibility Lessons (Video) 
By Apple. 
"Listen to four lightning talks from Apple Accessibility engineers to 
learn about how to make your app more inclusive and accessible…" 
https://developer.apple.com/videos/play/wwdc2019/201/ 

Accessibility Cheatsheet 
By Moritz Giessmann. 
"Practical approaches to Universal Design for making your 
website/webapp accessible to everyone…" 
https://moritzgiessmann.de/accessibility-cheatsheet/ 

Universal Design: 11 Practical Tips to Make Your Sites and Apps More Accessible 
By Oliver Lindberg. 
"Accessibility has come a long way over the last few years. It used to 
be a niche discipline focused on people with disabilities, but 
recently this focus has shifted towards inclusive design and the 
understanding that websites and apps need to work for everyone 
regardless of disabilities, hardware or software in use, or internet 
speed…" 
https://www.shopify.com/partners/blog/universal-design 

Web Accessibility Among Nonprofits 
By Cyndi Rowland. 
"…WebAIM has completed 2 rounds of research taking a peek at the 
accessibility of homepages in the nonprofit space. In the spirit of 
adding to a developing research base, we want to share those findings 
here. I will share the most recent (2019) findings, whose methodology 
aligned with the WebAIM Million…" 
https://webaim.org/blog/web-accessibility-among-nonprofits/ 

De-Mystifying the ATAG 2.0 Guidelines 
By Leonie Watson. 
"The Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG) are a set of 
requirements for making authoring tools that are accessible, and 
capable of producing accessible content…" 
https://invotra.com/blogs/de-mystifying-the-atag-2-0-guidelines/ 

Do You Need an Icon Only Button Without Screwing Up the Accessibility? 
By Chris Coyier. 
"The first consideration is: do you really? If you can, having text 
next to your icons is proven over and over again to be the most 
accessible and clearest UX…" 
https://css-tricks.com/do-you-need-an-icon-only-button-without-screwing-up-the-accessibility/ 

Fienen's Totally Tubular Talk Teaching Techniques to Transcribe (Video) 
By Michael Fienen. 
"Audio transcription poses a unique combination of challenges that 
result in a high bar that content creators still struggle to get over. 
Despite the availability of steadily improving tools, we still fight 
in day-to-day content management to ensure audio content has text 
alternatives…" 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35vhPcmtbrk 

Status of the Accessibility of Slack 
By Marco Zehe. 
"This article was last updated in May 2019…" 
https://marcozehe.wordpress.com/2016/01/16/status-of-the-accessibility-of-slack/ 


+02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS. 

Grid, Content Re-Ordering and Accessibility 
By Rachel Andrew. 
"I have long been concerned about the potential accessibility problems 
that grid layout could cause. These essentially centre around the 
concept of disconnecting the source from the visual display…" 
https://rachelandrew.co.uk/archives/2019/06/04/grid-content-re-ordering-and-accessibility/ 


+03: EVALUATION & TESTING. 

Auditing Web Content with Web Inspector 
By Apple. 
"Discover a new way to ensure your web content meets team coding 
standards and that you can deliver better code even without reliance 
on automated test systems. Find out how to use the Audit tool in Web 
Inspector to quickly and easily audit your web content during 
development so important compliance details don't slip by…" 
https://developer.apple.com/videos/play/wwdc2019/514/ 

Building the Most Inaccessible Site Possible with a Perfect Lighthouse Score 
By Manuel Matuzovic. 
"Google's built-in testing tool Lighthouse judges the accessibility of 
our websites with a score between 0 and 100. It's laudable to try to 
get a high grading, but a score of 100 doesn't mean that the site is 
perfectly accessible. To prove that I carried out a little 
experiment…" 
https://www.matuzo.at/blog/building-the-most-inaccessible-site-possible-with-a-perfect-lighthouse-score/ 

Four Things We Learnt From Facilitating Usability Testing Sessions 
With Blind Users 
By Vedran Arnautovic. 
"Recently two of my colleagues (Todd Moore, Stephanie Moss) and I 
tested parts of SEEK's site with vision impaired users…" 
https://medium.com/seek-blog/four-things-we-learnt-from-facilitating-usability-testing-sessions-with-blind-users-2298dac58ae2 

The Importance of Replicating Research Findings 
By Jeff Sauro. 
"…Here are nine examples of claims or methods that we've attempted to 
replicate. Some we found similar results for, and we failed to 
replicate others, but with all we learned something and hope to extend 
that knowledge for others to leverage…" 
https://measuringu.com/replicating-research/ 

Usability Test Reporting: Spend Less Time, Have More Impact 
By Ismaël Sow. 
"Let's see how to gain speed and impact with your usability testing reports…" 
https://conversionxl.com/blog/usability-test-reporting/ 


+04: EVENTS. 

Using the VPAT in Purchasing Decisions 
June 11, 2019. 
Online 
http://aem.cast.org/about/events/2019/06/understanding-the-vpat.html 

Data Visualization: Tips for Making Complex Graphical Content Accessible to All 
June 13, 2019. 
New York, New York, U.S.A. 
https://www.meetup.com/A11yNYC/events/261680441/ 

To Boldly Go Where No Single Page Application (SPA) Has Gone Before… 
June 18, 2019. 
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. 
https://www.meetup.com/a11ychi/events/262004166/ 
Live Stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xNZst236jY 
Live Captions: http://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CDA 

How Slack Approaches Accessibility Testing 
August 1, 2019. 
Online 
https://go.3playmedia.com/wbn-08-01-2019-slack 

Midwest UX 
October 10-12, 2019. 
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A. 
http://2019.midwestuxconference.com/ 

Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) 
October 10, 2019. 
Online 
https://inclusivedesign24.org/ 

HighEdWeb 
October 13-16, 2019. 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. 
https://2019.highedweb.org/ 

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 
October 14-17, 2019. 
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. 
https://events.educause.edu/annual-conference/2019 


+05: HTML. 

Reducing Motion with the Picture Element 
By Brad Frost. 
"…This technique would definitely be helpful for posts with embedded 
animated GIFs in it. Authors would have to grab a static frame of a 
GIF as a fallback, so there's a bit of extra work involved, but the 
technical execution is pretty dang straightforward…" 
http://bradfrost.com/blog/post/reducing-motion-with-the-picture-element/ 


+06: JAVASCRIPT. 

WAI-ARIA Menus, and Why You Should Handle Them with Great Care 
By Macro Zehe. 
"The WAI-ARIA standard defines a number of related menu roles. 
However, before using them, please give great consideration to the 
implications…" 
https://marcozehe.wordpress.com/2019/05/30/wai-aria-menus-use-with-care/ 

Implementing Private Variables In JavaScript 
By Khari McMillian. 
"JavaScript (or ECMAScript) is the programming language that powers the web…" 
https://css-tricks.com/implementing-private-variables-in-javascript/ 


+07: MISCELLANEOUS. 

Daily Ethical Design 
By Lennart Overkamp. 
"There's no shortage of content, manifestos, and opinions these days 
on how design can be evil. But if they've left you feeling more 
frustrated than empowered, wishing for practical, real-world ways to 
enact change in your work, we hear you. In this piece, Lennart 
Overkamp lays out a practice-based approach to daily ethical design. 
You might be surprised to find out how much you can already do." 
https://alistapart.com/article/daily-ethical-design/ 

Cake or Death: AMP and the Worrying Power Dynamics of the Web 
By Andrew Betts. 
"…the news industry is in the midst of a full blown disaster, society 
around the world is being starved of intelligent thought and the 
results are horrifying. AMP is partly responsible for this, and if 
there's a bug to be fixed, it is the people who invented it and still 
think it's a good idea…" 
https://trib.tv/2019/05/28/cake-or-death-amp-and-the-worrying-power-dynamics-of-the-web/ 

Take Back Your Web: Tantek Çelik's Call to Action to Join the Independent Web 
By Sarah Gooding. 
"Tantek Çelik, Web Standards Lead at Mozilla and co-founder of 
IndieWebCamp, delivered an inspirational talk titled 'Take Back Your 
Web' at the most recent beyond tellerrand conference in Düsseldorf, 
Germany…" 
https://wptavern.com/take-back-your-web-tantek-celiks-call-to-action-to-join-the-independent-web 

Before Netscape: The Forgotten Web Browsers of the Early 1990s 
By Matthew Lasar. 
"From the archives: Does anybody remember Erwise? Viola? Cello? Let's 
reminisce…" 
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/05/before-netscape-forgotten-web-browsers-of-the-early-1990s/ 

Your Company's Slack is Probably Sexist 
By Leah Fessler. 
"Slack is the bane and the lifeblood of my workplace communication…" 
https://qz.com/work/1128150/your-companys-slack-is-probably-sexist/ 


+08: NAVIGATION. 

Skip Links Design Showcase 
By Christopher Schmitt. 
"…To help with design inspiration, here are a handful of sites 
utilizing Skip Links that work well with their site's brand…" 
https://knowbility.org/blog/2019/skip-links-gallery/ 


+09: STANDARDS, GUIDELINES & PATTERNS. 

W3C TAG Ethical Web Principles 
By Daniel Appelquist and Hadley Beeman, Editors. 
"The web should be a platform that helps people and provides a net 
positive social benefit. As we continue to evolve the web platform, we 
must therefore consider the ethical consequences of our work. The 
following document sets out ethical principles that will drive the 
TAG's continuing work in this direction…" 
https://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/ethical-web-principles/ 

Why Did We Need Another Accessibility Standard? - the Birth of ISO 30071-1 
By Jonathan Hassell. 
"…I'm delighted that the resulting Standard - ISO 30071-1 - has been 
published this week…I believe this is a great step forwards in 
promoting inclusive design and accessibility globally…" 
https://www.hassellinclusion.com/blog/why-do-we-need-iso-30071-1/ 


+10: TOOLS. 

39 Accessibility Bookmarklets You Can Use For A11Y Testing 
By Raghavendra Satish Peri. 
"These nifty accessibility bookmarklets perform various accessibility 
audit functions & will come in handy during an accessibility 
automation evaluation. They can also be deployed on mobile browsers to 
test responsive design…" 
https://www.digitala11y.com/accessibility-bookmarklets-testing/ 

Togglific 
By Scott Vinkle. 
"Toggle web animations on or off; for people with vestibular 
disorders, who are prone to motion sickness, or who find animations 
distracting…" 
https://github.com/svinkle/togglific 

Enterprise Accessibility Tools Roundup 
By Raghavendra Satish Peri. 
"A curated list of Enterprise accessibility tools that will enable 
automation of web accessibility testing across the website, generate 
reports , create visual dashboards & help in optimizing overall 
accessibility progress across the organization." 
https://www.digitala11y.com/enterprise-accessibility-tools-roundup/ 


+11: USABILITY. 

UX Dark Patterns: Manipulinks and Confirmshaming 
By Erin Schroeder. 
"…These subscriber retention practices are known as a negative 
opt-out. Negative opt-outs are rooted in user guilt…In UX-speak, dark 
patterns are mysterious, veiled attempts to inspire conversions by 
tricking web visitors and prospective customers into an action they 
didn't intend…" 
https://www.uxbooth.com/articles/ux-dark-patterns-manipulinks-and-confirmshaming/ 

Creepiness-Convenience Tradeoff 
By Kate Moran and Kim Flaherty. 
"As people consider whether to use the new "creepy" technologies, they 
do a type of cost-benefit analysis weighing the loss of privacy 
against the benefits they will receive in return." 
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/creepiness/ 

Talking to Computers (part 1): Why is Speech Recognition so Difficult? 
By Philip Hodgson. 
"Although the performance of today's speech recognition systems is 
impressive, the experience for many is still one of errors, 
corrections, frustration and abandoning speech in favour of 
alternative interaction methods. We take a closer look at speech and 
find out why speech recognition is so difficult." 
https://www.userfocus.co.uk/articles/talking-to-computers-part-1.html 

Why You Should Use a Grid for Designing Layouts (Video) 
By Therese Fessenden. 
"Grids are a great framework to help designers quickly put together a 
clean, well-aligned interface, and help users to easily scan, read, 
and use those interfaces." 
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/grid-layouts/ 


[Section one ends.] 


++ SECTION TWO: 

+12: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site? 

Accessibility Information. 
Web Design References: Accessibility 

Association Information. 
Web Design References: Associations 

Book Listings. 
Web Design References: Books 

Cascading Style Sheets Information. 
Web Design References: Cascading Style Sheets 

Color Information. 
Web Design References: Color 

Drupal Information. 
Web Design References: Drupal 

Evaluation & Testing Information. 
Web Design References: Evaluation and Testing 

Event Information. 
Web Design References: Events 

HTML Information. 
Web Design References: HTML 

Information Architecture Information. 
Web Design References: Information Architecture 

JavaScript Information. 
Web Design References: JavaScript 

Miscellaneous Web Information. 
Web Design References: Miscellaneous 

Navigation Information. 
Web Design References: Navigation & Labeling 

PHP Information. 
Web Design References: PHP 

Sites & Blogs Listing. 
Web Design References: Sites & Blogs 

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information. 
Web Design References: Standards, Guidelines, and Patterns 

Tool Information. 
Web Design References: Tools 

Typography Information. 
Web Design References: Typography 

Usability Information. 
Web Design References: Usability 

XML Information. 
Web Design References: Usability 

[Section two ends.] 


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Jun 12 +++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. - Volume 17, Issue 51, June 12, 2019.

David Dillard
 


Web Design Update: June 12, 2019
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+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE.
- Volume 17, Issue 51, June 12, 2019.

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web
design and development.

++ISSUE 51 CONTENTS.

SECTION ONE: New references.
What's new at the Web Design Reference site?
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/
New links in these categories:

01: ACCESSIBILITY.
02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS.
03: COLOR
04: EVALUATION & TESTING.
05: EVENTS.
06: HTML.
07: INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE.
08: JAVASCRIPT.
09: MISCELLANEOUS.
10: TYPOGRAPHY.
11: USABILITY.

SECTION TWO:
12: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

[Contents ends.]


++ SECTION ONE: New references.

+01: ACCESSIBILITY.

Target Size and 2.5.5
By Adrian Roselli.
"Regardless of what accessibility conformance level you target, try to
ensure that interactive controls are at least 44 by 44 pixels in size.
Links in blocks of text are exempt…"
http://adrianroselli.com/2019/06/target-size-and-2-5-5.html

Indicating Focus to Improve Accessibility
By Hidde de Vries.
"It's a common, but fairly easy-to-fix accessibility issue: lack of
indicating focus. In this post I will explain what we mean by focus
and show you how focus outlines make your site easier to use…"
https://hiddedevries.nl/en/blog/2019-06-06-indicating-focus-to-improve-accessibility

Selfish Accessibility (Video)
By Adrian Roselli.
"We can all pretend that we're helping others by making web sites and
software accessible, but we are really making them better for our
future selves…"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-O5b529V96g

Keep it Simple
By Andy Bell.
"One thing that is often forgotten about accessibility is that keeping
things simple and utilising semantic HTML gets you most of the way
towards providing a fully accessible experience for everyone…"
https://andy-bell.design/wrote/keep-it-simple/

Form Accessibility: A Practical Guide
By Jimmy Somsanith.
"How to make a form accessible?…"
https://itnext.io/form-accessibility-a-practical-guide-4062b7e2dd14

The Anatomy of Accessible Forms: The Problem with Placeholders
By Raghavendra Peri.
"…In part one of the series on accessible forms, we will see why using
a placeholder is not great from the accessibility standpoint and how
to use a placeholder attribute successfully…"
https://www.deque.com/blog/accessible-forms-the-problem-with-placeholders/

Understanding SC 3.1.1 Language of Page
By Raghavendra Satish Peri.
"This success criterion requires that each web page of a site has its
default human language programmatically defined…"
https://www.digitala11y.com/understanding-sc-3-1-1-language-of-page/

As Summer Approaches, the SDNY Once Again Provides Hope for Businesses
Exhausted by Repeated Website Accessibility Lawsuits
By Joshua A. Stein and Shira M. Blank.
"While decided on multiple grounds, the Court's decision is primarily
based on mootness, providing businesses who have already taken the
necessary steps to comply with the Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines (WCAG) at Levels A and AA, and to also maintain compliance
going forward, with a potential blueprint to defeat 'secondary strike'
lawsuits brought in the SDNY…"
https://www.natlawreview.com/article/summer-approaches-sdny-once-again-provides-hope-businesses-exhausted-repeated


+02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS.

Semantically Identifying a Font Icon with role="img"
By W3C Accessibility Guidelines Working Group.
"The objective of this technique is to show how to semantically
identify an element that uses a font file for icons. When a user
overrides font-family these icons typically disappear unless there is
a means to identify them. The point is to provide a technique to
differentiate icon fonts from general font (text) usage…"
https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/Techniques/aria/ARIA24

The CSS background-image Property as an Anti-Pattern
By Andrew Welch.
"The CSS back­ground-image property allowed us to do some amaz­ing
things, but in most cases, it's time to leave it behind…"
https://nystudio107.com/blog/the-css-background-image-property-as-an-anti-pattern

Test Your Specificity Chops
By Estelle Weyl.
"What is the specificity of the following selectors…"
https://estelle.github.io/CSS/selectors/exercises/specificity.html

The CSS Mindset
By Michelle Barker.
"…Other programming languages often work in controlled environments,
like servers. They expect certain conditions to be true at all times,
and can therefore be understood as concrete instructions as to how a
program should execute. CSS on the other hand works in a place that
can never be fully controlled, so it has to be flexible by default…"
https://mxb.dev/blog/the-css-mindset/


+03: COLOR

Oddities in Color Perception
By Alastair Campbell.
"I've seen a few posts/tweets recently highlighting apparent issues in
the colour-contrast testing for WCAG (Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines)…"
https://alastairc.uk/2019/04/oddities-in-color-perception/


+04: EVALUATION & TESTING.

Why User Interviews Fail
By Maria Rosala.
"User interviews are often used for the wrong purpose, they're not
planned or analyzed properly, and stakeholders don't see the value in
doing them."
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/why-user-interviews-fail/


+05: EVENTS.

Introduction to TPG's Free Accessibility Testing Tool: ARC Toolkit
June 20, 2019.
Online
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/6715596580500/WN_euxVglp7TYKiL8l7rzCyng

ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium
October 1-2, 2019.
Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
https://2019ict.org/

Smashing Magazine Conference
October 15-16, 2019.
New York City, New York, U.S.A.
https://smashingconf.com/ny-2019/

New York City UX Conference
October 12-18, 2019, U.S.A.
New York, New York, U.S.A.
https://www.nngroup.com/training/new-york-city/

World Usability Congress
October 16-17, 2019.
Graz, Austria
https://worldusabilitycongress.com/

Disability Rights Advocates New York Gala
October 21, 2019.
New York, New York, U.S.A.
https://dralegal.org/dras-2019-nyc-gala/

#a11yTOConf
October 24-25, 2019.
Toronto, Canada
https://conf.a11yto.com/


+06: HTML.

The Problem with Web Components
By Adam Silver.
"…It's possible-and certainly my hope-that web components will improve
over time and these issues will be resolved. But for now, I'm holding
fire on them. In this article I'll explain why that is, and suggest an
alternative way to develop components in the meantime…"
https://adamsilver.io/articles/the-problem-with-web-components/


+07: INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE.

Paper Prototyping 101 (Video)
By Rachel Krause.
"Using paper prototypes is a great way to test a design idea and get
usability feedback quickly. You can test whether a layout makes sense
to users and make immediate changes if they run into issues."
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/paper-prototyping-101/


+08: JAVASCRIPT.

Fallback Considerations for ARIA role=img
By Scott O'Hara.
"By using ARIA's role="img" you can change the semantics of an element
to expose itself to the browser's accessibility API as an image or
'graphic'…"
https://www.scottohara.me/blog/2019/06/10/no-fallback-drawback.html


+09: MISCELLANEOUS.

Disability Etiquette: University of Guelph Accessibility Conference
By John McNabb.
Info and slides from John's presentation at Guelph University's Annual
Accessibility Conference.
https://developer.paciellogroup.com/blog/2019/06/disability-etiquette-university-of-guelph-accessibility-conference/

Privisight
By Jeremy Keith.
"The New York Times has created a collection of articles relating to privacy…"
https://tinyletter.com/clearleft/letters/clearletter-from-clearleft-privisight


+10: TYPOGRAPHY.

The Case Against Banning Italics
By Ted Page.
"Why a blanket ban on italics for accessibility reasons is likely to
do more harm than good…"
https://accessible-digital-documents.com/blog/banning-italics/


+11: USABILITY.

Content is Service, Service is Content
By Gerry McGovern.
"…if you want to fix the problem, first we must fix the organization.
First rule of thumb is no more content, no more services. Just
customer tasks. The organization must organize around the customers'
tasks…"
http://gerrymcgovern.com/content-is-service-service-is-content/

Why Text Buttons Hurt Mobile Usability
By Anthony Tseng.
"The usability standards for buttons are higher for mobile apps than
desktop apps…"
https://uxmovement.com/mobile/why-text-buttons-hurt-mobile-usability/#UX

Readability Guidelines
By Content Design London.
"Imagine a collaboratively developed, universal content style guide,
based on usability evidence. With guidelines for creating easy to
comprehend content, we can design inclusively by default…"
http://readabilityguidelines.myxwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome

How Privilege Impacts Empathy
By Jess Dale.
"…The path to real change begins by acknowledging our participation in
developing products and systems that reinforce economic inequality and
racism, whether directly or indirectly. The truth is, we're
responsible."
https://uxdesign.cc/how-privilege-impacts-empathy-b34ad0c16431

How to Avoid the 24 Perilous Pitfalls to UX Maturity (PDF)
By Human Factors.
"A conversation with Eric Schaffer CEO and Founder Human Factors International…"
https://humanfactors.com/downloads/whitepapers/avoid_the_24_perilous_pitfalls_to_ux_maturity.pdf

UX vs UI vs IA vs IxD: 4 Confusing Digital Design Terms Defined
By Mockplus.
"We explained What is UX design? What is UI design? What is
Interaction Design and What is Information Architecture in this
article…"
https://medium.muz.li/ux-vs-ui-vs-ia-vs-ixd-4-confusing-digital-design-terms-defined-c4c3d2276fa6

User Experience vs. Customer Experience: What's The Difference?
By Kim Flaherty.
"Customer experience (CX) is a term commonly used to define UX over
long periods of time."
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ux-vs-cx/

Shifting an Engineering Driven Company to Be User Centered (Video)
By Jakob Nielsen.
"Jakob Nielsen answers the question of how one can transform an
organization from being focused on engineering to being focused on
customers' needs."
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/shifting-engineering-user-centered/


[Section one ends.]


++ SECTION TWO:

+12: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

Accessibility Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/accessibility.html

Association Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/associations.html

Book Listings.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/books.html

Cascading Style Sheets Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/css.html

Color Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/color.html

Drupal Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/drupal.html

Evaluation & Testing Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/testing.html

Event Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/events.html

HTML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/html.html

Information Architecture Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/architecture.html

JavaScript Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/javascript.html

Miscellaneous Web Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/misc.html

Navigation Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/navigation.html

PHP Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/php.html

Sites & Blogs Listing.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/sites.html

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/standards.html

Tool Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/tools.html

Typography Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/type.html

Usability Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/usability.html

XML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/xml.html

[Section two ends.]


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+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE. - Volume 17, Issue 52, June 19, 2019.

David Dillard
 


+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE.
- Volume 17, Issue 52, June 19, 2019.

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web
design and development.

++ISSUE 52 CONTENTS.

SECTION ONE: New references.
What's new at the Web Design Reference site?
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/
New links in these categories:

01: ACCESSIBILITY.
02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS.
03: DRUPAL.
04: EVALUATION & TESTING.
05: EVENTS.
06: HTML.
07: JAVASCRIPT.
08: MISCELLANEOUS.
09: USABILITY.

SECTION TWO:
10: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

[Contents ends.]


++ SECTION ONE: New references.

+01: ACCESSIBILITY.

Designing and Coding for Low Vision (Video)
By Mallory van Achterberg.
"Mallory van Achterberg, senior accessibility consultant for Tenon.io,
discusses the dos and don'ts of designing and coding for low vision…"
https://www.technica11y.org/designing-and-coding-for-low-vision

A11yNYC June 13 2019 - Data Visualization with Doug Schepers (Video)
By Doug Schepers.
"Data visualization doesn't have to be visual! Don't assume that a
chart or diagram can't be made accessible…"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmCC9XlaB9E

The Anatomy of Accessible Forms: Required Form Fields
By Raghavendra Satish Peri.
"…There are multiple ways of providing this cue that a particular form
field is required. Below, we will explore each of the methods…"
https://www.deque.com/blog/anatomy-of-accessible-forms-required-form-fields/

The Anatomy of Accessible Forms: Best Practices
By Raghavendra Satish Peri.
"…In today’s post, we will go through all the ingredients of creating
an accessible form that provides the best user experience for all
users…"
https://www.deque.com/blog/anatomy-of-accessible-forms-best-practices/

Notes From the A11y Underground #2
By Steve Faulkner.
"Things that caught my interest since Notes from the a11y underground #1…"
https://developer.paciellogroup.com/blog/2019/06/notes-from-the-a11y-underground-2/

How to Make a Website Accessible For All [With 6 Core Steps]
By Keaton Robbins.
"Are you feeling the weight of having to make your website accessible
to those with disabilities but don't know where to begin…"
https://www.voices.com/blog/website-accessible/

Accessibility and Web of Things (WoT)
By Joshue O Connor.
"The following are items suggested by Joshue O Connor (W3C/WAI), for
further technical discussion within the Accessible Platform
Architecture Working Group (APA) and the Research Questions
Accessibility Task Force (RQTF) around the Web of Things (WoT) space
and its potential need to support accessibility use cases and
requirements for people with disabilities…"
https://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/wiki/Wot_technical

Why Would a Screen Reader User Have a Braille Display?
By Bruce Lawson.
"…each person has their own reasons for choosing their assistive
technologies. Accessibility isn't a technological problem to be
solved. It's an essential part of the human condition: we all have
different needs and abilities…"
https://www.brucelawson.co.uk/2019/why-would-a-screen-reader-user-have-a-braille-display/

Colleges Improve Website Accessibility as They are Defendants in Lawsuits
By Matt Steecker.
"Several New York universities and colleges are improving the
accessibility of their websites to individuals with disabilities while
facing lawsuits alleging their websites do not comply with standards
from the Americans With Disabilities Act…"
https://www.ithacajournal.com/story/news/local/2019/06/13/colleges-improve-websites-they-subjects-lawsuits/1302352001/

Domino's Files Petition for US Supreme Court Review of Unfavorable
Website Access Decision
By Minh N. Vu and Kristina M. Launey.
"Domino's filed its petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S.
Supreme Court…"
https://www.adatitleiii.com/2019/06/dominos-files-petition-for-us-supreme-court-review-of-unfavorable-website-access-decision/


+02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS.

Relearn CSS Layout: Every Layout
By Heydon Pickering and Andy Bell.
"…If you find yourself wrestling with CSS layout, it's likely you're
making decisions for browsers they should be making themselves.
Through a series of simple, composable layouts, Every Layout will
teach you how to better harness the built-in algorithms that power
browsers and CSS…"
https://every-layout.dev/

Grid, Content Re-ordering and Accessibility
By Chris Coyier.
"…flexbox and grid also allow you to muck it up…"
https://css-tricks.com/grid-content-re-ordering-and-accessibility/

CSS Day 2019: Some Things I Learned
By Hidde de Vries.
"Last week I joined over 400 web nerds at CSS Day 2019, which took
place once again in the lovely Compagnietheater in Amsterdam. These
are some of the things I learned…"
https://hiddedevries.nl/en/blog/2019-06-18-css-day-2019-some-things-i-learned

The State of CSS 2019
By Sacha Greif.
"We surveyed over 11,000 CSS developers. Here's what we learned…"
https://www.freecodecamp.org/news/the-state-of-css-2019-survey-results-are-live/

Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine
By Andy Clarke.
"Thanks to technologies like CSS Grid and Flexbox, there’s been a
resurgence of interest in creative design and art direction…"
https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/06/inspired-design-decisions-avaunt-magazine/

Refactoring (the Way We Talk About) CSS (Video)
By Rachel Andrew.
"Rachel Andrew has been writing CSS for 20 years, and teaching people
the things she has learned for almost as long. Since the early days of
CSS, and certainly since 'CSS for Layout' became a thing, we've been
teaching CSS in pretty much the same way. Here is a block thing, here
is an inline thing, this is the Box Model ... and here is this weird
jumping through hoops that makes a layout. It's time for a change…"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqYWDGzhZKM


+03: DRUPAL.

Personalization and a Panel at DrupalNorth
By Mike Gifford.
"DrupalNorth was held in Montreal this year…"
https://medium.com/openconcept-stories/personalization-and-a-panel-at-drupalnorth-5db4d5b77eb2

CMS vs. Headless CMS A11y Throwdown (Video)
By Caitlin Cashin.
"…how accessibility is impacted by using a CMS vs. a headless CMS and
what are the pros/cons of each when it comes to creating accessible
sites and applications. We have Rachel Cherry from WPCampus, Preston
So from Gatsby, Carie Fisher from Deque Systems, and Mike Gifford from
Open Concept participating with Caitlin Cashin from Deque Systems
moderating…"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lrmC8ZIGPY


+04: EVALUATION & TESTING.

4 Steps to Field Studies with Users (Video)
By Kim Flaherty.
"Customer visits and other field studies to observe users in their
natural habitat are one of the most important user research methods.
This video covers the 4 basic steps to prepare and carry out
ethnographic-style research, preferably early in the UX design
process."
https://www.nngroup.com/videos/4-steps-field-studies/

Net Promoter Score (NPS) Metrics are Not Enough
By Gerry McGovern.
"Anything that focuses on customers is heading in the right direction…"
http://gerrymcgovern.com/net-promoter-score-nps-metrics-are-not-enough/

Validation - A Key Step to Accessibility
By Ryan Pugh.
"…Just because the document is 'compliant' and will pass an
accessibility checker does not mean the document is usable for someone
using a screen reader…"
https://equidox.co/blog/validation-a-key-step-to-accessibility/


+05: EVENTS.

How to Test the Accessibility of Your Mobile Websites and Apps
June 25, 2019.
Online
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/webinar-how-to-test-the-accessibility-of-your-mobile-websites-and-apps-tickets-61964674008

The Future of Automated Accessibility Testing Tools
July 2, 2019.
Online
https://groups.drupal.org/node/535144

Seattle Interactive Conference
October 17-18, 2019.
Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
https://www.seattleinteractive.com/

An Event Apart Denver
October 28-30, 2019.
Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.
https://aneventapart.com/event/denver-2019

Adobe MAX
November 2-6, 2019.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
https://max.adobe.com/

Web Summit
November 4-7, 2019.
Lisbon, Portugal
https://websummit.com/

World Usability Day
November 14, 2019.
Everywhere
https://worldusabilityday.org/

Accessing Higher Ground
November 18-22, 2019.
Westminster, Colorado, U.S.A.
https://accessinghigherground.org/

OZeWAI
November 21-23, 2019.
Sydney, Australia
http://ozewai.org/2018/


+06: HTML.

Scraping Burned Toast
By Adrian Roselli.
"Google engineers have proposed a new HTML element, <toast> or
<std-toast>, that is a container for presenting brief or simple
notifications to users…"
http://adrianroselli.com/2019/06/scraping-burned-toast.html

Short Note on the Portal Element
By Steve Faulkner.
"There is a potential new HTML element on the scene and its name is <portal>…"
https://codepen.io/stevef/post/short-note-on-the-portals-element

How to Section Your HTML
By Daniel Tonon.
"The sectioning elements in HTML5 are <nav>, <aside>, <article>, and <section>…"
https://css-tricks.com/how-to-section-your-html/

Cards
By Heydon Pickering.
"…In this article, I'll be looking into a few permutations of a simple
card component, emphasizing a balance between sound HTML structure and
ergonomic interaction…"
https://inclusive-components.design/cards/

HTML is the Web
By Pete Lambert.
"…The lowest common denominator of the Web. The foundation. The rhythm
section. The ladyfingers in the Web trifle. It's the HTML. And it is
becoming increasingly clear to me that there's a whole swathe of
Frontend Engineers who don't know or understand the frontend-est of
frontend technologies…"
https://www.petelambert.com/journal/html-is-the-web/


+07: JAVASCRIPT.

Responsible JavaScript: Part II
By Jeremy Wagner.        
"Web development is hard. We don't always get it right on the first
try. Fortunately, we don't have to get everything perfect from the
start. Jeremy Wagner provides some helpful ways to start recovering
from our collective JavaScript hangover."
https://alistapart.com/article/responsible-javascript-part-2/

How to Create an Array in JavaScript
By Kirupa Chinnathambi.
"The popular way in which all the cool kids create arrays these days
is to use an open and close bracket…"
http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=2975734


+08: MISCELLANEOUS.

AI and Disability Interview
By John Rockford.
"AXS Chat recently posted to YouTube an interview of me about my
artificial intelligence (AI) research and work for people with
disabilities…"
https://clearhelper.blog/2019/06/17/ai-and-disability-interview/

Privacy Rights and Data Collection in a Digital Economy (Senate Hearing)
By Maciej Ceglowski.
"…Because our laws frame privacy as an individual right, we don't have
a mechanism for deciding whether we want to live in a surveillance
society. Congress has remained silent on the matter…Silicon Valley
makes up its own rules…large tech companies point to our willing use
of their services as proof that people don't really care about their
privacy. But this is like arguing that inmates are happy to be in jail
because they use the prison library. Confronted with the reality of a
monitored world, people make the rational decision to make the best of
it. That is not consent…"
https://idlewords.com/talks/senate_testimony.2019.5.htm


+09: USABILITY.

Practicing What You Preach: Experimenting and Iterating in UX Research
By Meghan Wenzel.
"In the field of User Experience, design thinking, failing fast, and
iterating are popular concepts…"
https://www.uxmatters.com/mt/archives/2019/06/practicing-what-you-preach-experimenting-and-iterating-in-ux-research.php

Marking Required Fields in Forms
By Raluca Budiu.
"Using an asterisk to mark required fields is an easy way to improve
the usability of your forms. Only marking optional fields makes it
difficult for people to fill out the form."
https://www.nngroup.com/articles/required-fields/


[Section one ends.]


++ SECTION TWO:

+10: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

Accessibility Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/accessibility.html

Association Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/associations.html

Book Listings.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/books.html

Cascading Style Sheets Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/css.html

Color Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/color.html

Drupal Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/drupal.html

Evaluation & Testing Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/testing.html

Event Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/events.html

HTML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/html.html

Information Architecture Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/architecture.html

JavaScript Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/javascript.html

Miscellaneous Web Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/misc.html

Navigation Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/navigation.html

PHP Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/php.html

Sites & Blogs Listing.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/sites.html

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/standards.html

Tool Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/tools.html

Typography Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/type.html

Usability Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/usability.html

XML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/xml.html

[Section two ends.]


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RESEARCH GUIDES : RECREATION : LEISURE : ENCYCLOPEDIAS : DICTIONARIES : HANDBOOKS : GUIDES : DIRECTORIES : DATABASES: Recreation and Leisure Studies RESEARCH GUIDE

David P. Dillard
 




RESEARCH GUIDES : 

RECREATION :

LEISURE :

ENCYCLOPEDIAS :

DICTIONARIES :

HANDBOOKS :

GUIDES :

DIRECTORIES :

DATABASES:   

Recreation and Leisure Studies RESEARCH GUIDE


Recreation and Leisure Studies RESEARCH GUIDE

 

 

This guide shares sources that facilitate learning about recreation during leisure

time from encyclopedias, databases, publications and websites. There is coverage

of business, health, psychological and cultural aspects of both leisure and recreation.

 

 

Content Sections of This Guide

 

Getting Started with Recreation and Leisure Studies

 

Search Strategy:

 

(recreation OR leisure OR entertainment OR amusement OR activities OR hobbies) AND

(research OR studies OR curriculum OR information-sources OR reference-tools)

AND (starting OR basic OR best OR key OR useful)

 

Google                  (recreation OR leisure OR entertainment OR amusement OR activities OR hobbies) AND (research OR studies OR curriculum OR information-sources OR reference-tools) AND (starting OR basic OR best OR key OR useful) - Google Search

 

 

 
 


Google Scholar    
https://tinyurl.com/y3cye9p9


Google Books      
https://tinyurl.com/y42fstqy


Google Videos     
https://tinyurl.com/y5cfz995


Google Images    
https://tinyurl.com/yxpzhwdw

 

 

Find Scholarly and Media Databases

 

(recreation OR leisure OR entertainment OR amusement OR activities OR hobbies) AND

(scholarly OR scholarship OR peer-reviewed OR systematic-review OR systematic-reviews

OR meta-analysis) AND (media OR news OR articles OR sources OR reports OR bibliography)

 

Google                 https://tinyurl.com/y3xv8t6s


Google                 
https://tinyurl.com/yxetdpj5


Google Scholar   
https://tinyurl.com/y47xj4bs


Google Books     
https://tinyurl.com/y5wabhty

 

 

MAJOR GUIDE SECTIONS

 

 

Find Background Information

 

 

Find Government and Law Sources

 

 

Find Statistics Data Databases and Data Sets

 

 

Find News Publications, Media and Information Websites

 

 

Find Recreation Issues

 

 

Find Employment, Politics, Social Issues, and Social Media

 

 

Find Recreation and Leisure History

 

 

 

Research Help for Recreation and Leisure Studies


This guide contains resources that will be useful to students

and faculty conducting research in the fields of recreation and

leisure studies such as databases, encyclopedias, dictionaries,

handbooks, guides, directories and statistical and data sources. 

To the left are blue tabbed links to the various types of

information sources found in this guide.

 
TOPIC SECTIONS FOR THIS GUIDE

Important Databases

Recreation From Art and Music Databases 

Recreation From Books 

Recreation From Business, Media and Economics Databases

Recreation From Education and Psychology Databases


Recreation From Computer Engineering and Technology Databases

Recreation FROM Health and Medical Databases 

Recreation from the Humanities Databases

 

Recreation from Interdisciplinary Databases

Recreation From Interdisciplinary Academic Databases 

Recreation from Language and Literature Databases

Recreation from Law, Government and Political Databases 

Recreation from News and Information Databases 

Recreation from Publisher's Databases

Recreation from Reference Databases 

Recreation from Science Databases


Recreation from Social Science Databases

Encyclopedias Relevant to Recreation


Dictionaries and Thesauri for Recreation and Leisure

 

Research Skills Databases and Sources

Tourism Research Methods


Recreation Handbooks

Recreation Guides

 

Recreation Directories

Recreation Directories for States, Countries and Organizations

 

Government Recreation Departments, Programs and Activities

 

Recreational Areas and Activities

Recreation Issues,Programs, Guidelines, Administration,Controversies and Debates


Recreation and Employment

Conducting Recreation and Leisure Activities

Selected Recreation and Leisure Books

(from Google Books)

A Selection of Journal Articles Books and Documents about Recreation and Leisure

(from Google Scholar)


Google Scholar Indications of Content in Databases about Recreation and Leisure


Recreation Law and Related Topics

Recreation and Politics

Recreation and Government

Community Recreation

Statistical and Data Publications with Content about Recreation 

Selected Books about Recreation and Statistics

Film and Visual Sources

Recreation and Leisure Selected Journals

Some Recreation and Leisure News Sources



This guide shares sources that facilitate learning about recreation during leisure

time from encyclopedias, databases, publications and websites. There is coverage

of business, health, psychological and cultural aspects of both leisure and recreation.

 

 

Content Sections of This Guide

 

Getting Started with Recreation and Leisure Studies

 

Search Strategy:

 

(recreation OR leisure OR entertainment OR amusement OR activities OR hobbies) AND

(research OR studies OR curriculum OR information-sources OR reference-tools)

AND (starting OR basic OR best OR key OR useful)

 

Google                  

 

(recreation OR leisure OR entertainment OR amusement OR activities OR hobbies) AND (research OR studies OR curriculum OR information-sources OR reference-tools) AND (starting OR basic OR best OR key OR useful) - Google Search

 
 
 


Google Scholar    
https://tinyurl.com/y3cye9p9


Google Books      
https://tinyurl.com/y42fstqy


Google Videos     
https://tinyurl.com/y5cfz995


Google Images    
https://tinyurl.com/yxpzhwdw

 

 

Find Scholarly and Media Databases

 

(recreation OR leisure OR entertainment OR amusement OR activities OR hobbies) AND

(scholarly OR scholarship OR peer-reviewed OR systematic-review OR systematic-reviews

OR meta-analysis) AND (media OR news OR articles OR sources OR reports OR bibliography)

 

Google                 https://tinyurl.com/y3xv8t6s


Google                 
https://tinyurl.com/yxetdpj5


Google Scholar   
https://tinyurl.com/y47xj4bs


Google Books     
https://tinyurl.com/y5wabhty

 

 

MAJOR GUIDE SECTIONS

 

 

Find Background Information

 

 

Find Government and Law Sources

 

 

Find Statistics Data Databases and Data Sets

 

 

Find News Publications, Media and Information Websites

 

 

Find Recreation Issues

 

 

Find Employment, Politics, Social Issues, and Social Media

 

 

Find Recreation and Leisure History

 

 

 

Research Help for Recreation and Leisure Studies


This guide contains resources that will be useful to students

and faculty conducting research in the fields of recreation and

leisure studies such as databases, encyclopedias, dictionaries,

handbooks, guides, directories and statistical and data sources. 

To the left are blue tabbed links to the various types of

information sources found in this guide.

 

 

Important Databases

SportsBusiness 

SportBusiness includes access to SportBusiness International,

Knowledge Centre, and Sports Sponsorship Insider.

They provide articles, analysis, news, and data reports related

to the global sports market.


SPORTDiscus with Full Text


SPORT Discus is a full text international sports database which

covers the fields of exercise, medicine, biomechanics, coaching and sports medicine

 

Academic Search Complete


Academic Search Complete provides full text scholarly publications

and full text journals for academic areas of study.

Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile provides full-text scholarly content across the

academic disciplines. This database contains articles available in

both PDF and HTML full-text.


Hospitality & Tourism Index


Hospitality & Tourism Index provides indexing and abstracts for

scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality

and tourism dating as far back as 1965.

 

 

 

 

Recreation From Art and Music Databases 




ARTBibliographies Modern 

ARTBibliographies Modern (ABM) contains abstracts of journal articles,

books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews

from 19th to the present. Photography is covered from its invention in

1839 to the present.


International Bibliography of Art 

International Bibliography of Art provides coverage of international

scholarship within the following broad parameters: European art from

late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the

present and global art since 1945. It also includes visual arts in all media,

plus decorative and applied arts, museum studies and conservation.


International Index to Music Periodicals 

International Index to Music Periodicals provides indexing and abstracts

for international music periodicals. It also includes full text journals on

music education, performance, ethnomusicology, musical theater,

theory, popular music forms and composition.


Music Index Online 

Music Index Online contains indexing and abstracts for every aspect of the

classical and popular world of music including musicological and

organological topics, as well as book reviews, record reviews, first

performances, and obituaries from 1976 to the present. Some backfile data

from the period 1962-1975 is also included.


RILM Abstracts of Music Literature


RILM Abstracts contains citations on international music. The file is

produced by the Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale, and covers

the period 1969 to the present.

 

 

 

Recreation From Books 


Google Books

Google Books provides online access to full text of public domain and

out-of-copyright books, reproduced either from text provided by publishers

or by the libraries.

 Penn State Summon Search        ) 


NCBI Bookshelf 

      NCBI Bookshelf is a growing collection of biomedical titles from the

National Center for Biotechnology Information.

WorldCat 
https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C39&q=%22worldcat%22&btnG=

 

WorldCat allows you search the collections of libraries in your community

and thousands more around the world

 

 

 

 

 

Recreation From Business, Media and Economics Databases


ABI/INFORM Complete

ABI/INFORM provides publications on business conditions, trends, and

management techniques.

Titles are available full-text, including the Wall Street Journal.

Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete contains full text journals and business periodicals

covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business.

Some of the titles included are Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan

Management Review, California Management Review, Administrative Science

Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, etc.

Communication & Mass Media Complete

Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC) contains databases in the

fields of communication and mass media studies. It includes CommSearch and

Mass Media Articles Index.

EconLit

Econlit contains indexed bibliography with selected abstracts of the world's

economic literature compiled from the American Economic Association's

Journal of economic literature and the Index of economic articles in journals and

collective volumes.

Regional Business News

Regional Business News incorporates full text news information from all

over the world including A&G Information, Africa News Service, Inter Press Service,

Resource News International, South American Business, M2 Communications,

PR Newswire, Business Newswire, Canadian Corporate News, News Bytes News

Network and Phillips Business Information Highlights.

 

 

 

 

 

Recreation From Education and Psychology Databases 


Education Source

Education Source provides a full-text collection of education journals, and encompasses

an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks.

It covers all levels of education--from early childhood to higher education.

ERIC

ERIC [via EBSCOhost] contains bibliographic records of research reports, conference papers,

teaching guides, books, and journal articles relating to the practice of education.

ERIC Digests are included. Covers the period 1966-present.

JSTOR

JSTOR provides page images of back issues of scholarly journals in the humanities,

social sciences, and basic sciences from the earliest issues to current publication.

PsychiatryOnline

Psychiatry Online includes access to the full-text of the DSM-V (DSM-5) as well as several

journals from American Psychiatric Publishing, including the American Journal of Psychiatry.

 

PsycINFO

https://tinyurl.com/y375n4he

PsycINFO contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books and

technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and

psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology

education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law.

 

 

 

 

Recreation From Computer Engineering and Technology Databases

 

 

 

Compendex

The database INSPEC may be searched simultaneously with Compendex. INSPEC covers

electronic and electrical engineering with substantial computer science content also found in

INSPEC.


Google Scholar

 

Science.gov

Science.gov is a gateway to science information resources of the U.S. government. Users can

search both government web sites and government databases. Full-text available.

Scopus 

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature covering the fields of

science, technology, medicine, social sciences and Arts & Humanities.

Web of Science 

Web of Science indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, data sets, and other

resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

 

 

 

 

 

Recreation FROM Health and Medical Databases 



HealthSTAR 

Concurrent user limit: 30

HealthSTAR contains bibliographic records from MEDLINE (1975 to present) and CATLINE

(1985 to present), and records from three sources: the American Hospital Association,

the National Health Planning Information Center and NLM's National Center on Health Services

Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR).


Journals@OVID


Journals@OVID contains scientific, technical, and medical journals. Includes access of all the

bibliographic citations, references, and abstracts as well as to the full text of select journals.


Medline 


MEDLINE (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online) is the U.S. National Library

of Medicine's bibliographic database that contains references to journal articles in life sciences with

a concentration on biomedicine. MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with

tree, tree hierarchy subheadings and explosion capabilities.


Physical Education Index 

Physical Education Index provides citation information and abstracts to journal articles about

physical education and related disciplines (sports, sports medicine, dance, coaching, fitness,

motor learning, etc.)


PubMed Central  AND PubMed 

https://tinyurl.com/y2ej8m53


PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences

journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine

(NIH/NLM).

 

 

 

Recreation from the Humanities Databases





America: History & Life with Full Text 

Note: This is an upgrade from America: History & Life.

America: History & Life with Full Text contains bibliographic reference to the history

of the United States and Canada It includes historical, social sciences and humanities

journals. In addition to articles, each year America: History and Life includes citations

of books and media reviews from a selection of journals in US and Canadian history

and related fields, as well as citations to abstracts of dissertations published in these areas.

 

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials 

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials contains full text version of the

ATLA Religion Database (ATLA). This database is a collection of religion and theology

journals scholars in the United States. Coverage of this database dates back to 1949.

 

Historical Abstracts with Full Text 

Note: This is an upgrade from Historical Abstracts.

Historical Abstracts with Full Text covers the history of the world from 1450 to the

present (excluding the United States and Canada). It includes journals in the social

and humanities sciences, covering 1953-present.


Literature Online (LION)

 

Proquest has provided additional product information and 'Search Tips.'

Literature Online (LION) includes access to works of English and American poetry,

drama and prose, literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources.


Proquest Arts & Humanities Full Text 

Proquest Arts & Humanities contains full text coverage of journals in Art, Architecture,

Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.

 


Recreation from Interdisciplinary Databases



British Periodicals Online

 

 

British Periodicals Online provides access to full text periodicals from the late seventeenth

century to the early twentieth, containing high-resolution facsimile page images.

Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences, music,

art, drama, archaeology and architecture.


Digital Public Library of America

 

Digital Public Library of America contains data from American libraries, archives,

and museums. It contains works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage,

to the efforts and data of science.


GenderWatch

 

Concurrent user limit: 12

GenderWatch is a database of diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts

a broad spectrum of subject areas. It contains archival material, dating back to 1970.

Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional

publications, books and NGO, government and special reports.


HathiTrust Digital Library

 

 

Hathi Trust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and access platform.

It provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in

copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive,

Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. Temple users have access to

HathiTrust items that are in the public domain.


Library & Information Science Abstracts

 

Library & Information Science Abstracts contains abstracts and indexes from international

periodicals. Subject coverage includes aspects of librarianship, library users and

information retrieval.

 

 

Recreation From Interdisciplinary Academic Databases 


Academic OneFile 

Academic OneFile provides full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines.

This database contains articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text.


ArticleFirst 

ArticleFirst provides articles from journals from 1990 to the present.


Arts & Humanities Citation Index 

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) contains arts, humanities, and social science journals.

A&HCI provides information and data from 1975 to the present.


Hospitality & Tourism Index 

Hospitality & Tourism Index provides indexing and abstracts for scholarly research and industry news

relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism dating as far back as 1965.


SPORTDiscus with Full Text 

SPORT Discus is a full text international sports database which covers the fields of exercise,

medicine, biomechanics, coaching and sports medicine.

 

 

 

Recreation from Language and Literature 

Library & Information Science Abstracts 

Library & Information Science Abstracts contains abstracts and indexes from

international periodicals. Subject coverage includes aspects of librarianship, library

users and information retrieval.


Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts 

Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts LLBA provides access to abstracts and indexes

for international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences.

Coverage begins in 1973.


MLA International Bibliography 

MLA International Bibliography is a database of citations to critical documents on folklore,

language, linguistics, and literature, including articles from journals, monographs,

collections & reference works.

 

  

Recreation from Law, Government and Political Databases 



HeinOnline 

HeinOnline is an online product with pages of legal history available in an online,

fully-searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline provides coverage from law and

law-related periodicals. It also contains the Congressional Record Bound volumes in

entirety, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754.


LexisNexis Academic (now called Nexis Uni) 

NexisUni (formerly Lexis Nexis Academic) offers full-text access to content

from more than 15,000 news, legal and business sources.


Military & Government Collection 

Military & Government Collection provides access to periodicals, academic journals and other

content pertinent to all branches of the military.

 

 

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts   

 

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Document Data Base contains summaries of

publications on criminal justice, including Federal, state, and local government reports, books,

research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. The time period covered is from

the early 1970's to the present.

 

 

https://tinyurl.com/yyd6hjf2    

  

https://tinyurl.com/y6dcecgx



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Westlaw Campus Research 

Westlaw Campus Research provides online access to legal, news, and business-related research

for students, faculty, and library staff.

 

 

 

 

 

Recreation from News and Information Databases 


Access World News 

Access World News includes a variety of news publications worldwide. These sources include

major national and international newspapers, as well as local and regional titles as well as

newswires, blogs, web-only content, videos, journals, magazines, transcripts and more.

 

Gale NewsVault

Gale NewsVault allows users to cross-search all Gale newspaper archives using a single interface.

 

New York Times  

PAIS International 

 

YouTube tutorials

 

PAIS         covers issues in the public debate through selective coverage of international

sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories,

grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content. PAIS International is

the current file covering 1972 to present, and PAIS Archive includes the content from

printed volumes published 1915-1976.

 

Full-text of the Philadelphia Inquirer  

https://www.philly.com/archives/ 

         

The Philadelphia Inquirer Digital Edition

philly.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx

 https://www.newspapers.com/title_4352/the_philadelphia_inquirer/

Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly Edition - Olive Software

digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODN/PhiladelphiaInquirerNIE/Default.aspx

 https://tinyurl.com/y36ao8f7



NEWSPAPER DATABASES   

https://tinyurl.com/yynmgvue


https://tinyurl.com/yxuod6lb

 

https://tinyurl.com/yygtafoa

 

https://tinyurl.com/y4z9qmec

 

 

 

Recreation from Publisher's Databases



Cambridge Journals Online 

Cambridge Journals Online contains Full text online journals from Cambridge

University Press.

Emerald Journals 

Emerald Journals is an online full text database of journals published by Emerald.

Topics include management, library & information services, engineering, applied sciences,

and technology. Articles can be accessed via HTML or PDF.


Sage Journals Online 

Sage Journals Online provides access to journals in the social sciences, humanities, medicine,

engineering, and physical and life sciences from Sage Publications.


Taylor & Francis Online 

Taylor and Francis Online provides access to articles from thousands of electronic journals,

published by Taylor & Francis and its subsidiaries.


Wiley Online Library

 

 

 

 

Recreation from Reference Databases 


Credo Reference 

Credo Reference provides access to a large number of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and 
other reference books. Subjects covered include art, biography, history, literature, music,

religion, and science and technology.

Oxford Reference Online

 

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library


https://tinyurl.com/y2odoy8y

 

 

 

Recreation from Research Report and Studies Databases




Dissertations & Theses (Proquest) 

Dissertations & Theses (Proquest) contains collections of dissertations and theses

from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day.

 

PapersFirst 

Papers First contains citations of papers presented at worldwide meetings, conferences,

expositions, workshops, congresses, and symposia. Covers October 1993 to the present.

 

ProceedingsFirst 

Proceedings First provides citations of publications from worldwide meetings, conferences,

expositions, workshops, congresses, and symposia. Covers 1993 to the present.

(Updated twice weekly)

 

 

 

Recreation from Science Databases



Agricultural & Environmental Science Database 

Agricultural & Environmental Science Database includes the renowned AGRICOLA,

TOXLINE, ESPM (Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management) and Environmental

Impact Statements (EIS) databases and provides full-text titles from around the world,

including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports,

conference proceedings, and government publications.

 

Embase 

EMBASE contains references to journal articles in biomedicine. The references consist of

authors, title, journal data, abstract and keywords. EMBASE contains European literature, and

coverage in the field of drug research, pharmacology and pharmaceutics.

The database can be searched back to 1974.

 

Free Access to Pascal and Francis        https://tinyurl.com/y6tb8g5u       https://tinyurl.com/y6dfg2ab


The site Free Access to Pascal and Francis is an archive of the PASCAL and FRANCIS bibliographic

databases in exact, human and social sciences, produced by the Inist-CNRS since 1972 and hitherto

accessible with a subscription.

 

Science Online 

Science Online provides access to the journal Science from the American Association for the

Advancement of Science from 1996 to the present. Also includes Science Express - electronic

publication of selected Science papers in advance of print and ScienceNOW - daily science news

from Science journalists.

 

ScienceDirect

 

 

 

 

 

Recreation from Social Science Databases




Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts 

Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts contains journals from various countries focusing

on health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education.

 

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences    

https://tinyurl.com/y4mpnhdy

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences includes bibliographic references to journal

articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951.

Proquest Social Science Journals

 

Proquest Social Science Journals contains full text journals in the social sciences.

 

ProQuest Social Science Premium Collection 

Social Science Premium Collection contains international literature in social sciences,

including politics, public policy, sociology, social work, anthropology, criminology,

linguistics, library science, and education.

 

Social Sciences Citation Index 

Social Sciences Citation Index is a database which contains searchable author abstracts

covering the journal literature of the social sciences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedias Relevant to Recreation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Leisure and Outdoor Recreation 
by John Jenkins (Editor); John Pigram (Editor)


ISBN: 9780415252263          

 

https://tinyurl.com/y44bjza7

 

Publication Date: 2004-02-19

This is a key reference guide for the exploration of leisure and outdoor recreation.

It reflects the multidisciplinary nature of these fields and contextualizes the leading

research and knowledge on key concepts, theories and practices. Edited by leading

authorities in the field, this volume includes a comprehensive index, and up-to-date

suggestions for further reading. It is an essential resource for teaching, an invaluable

companion to independent study, and a solid starting point for wider subject exploration.



The Encyclopedia of Sports and Recreation for People wth Visual Impairments 
by Andrew Leibs


.ISBN: 1623960428

Publication Date: 2012-12-01

Title

Encyclopedia of Sports & Recreation for People with Visual Impairments

Critical Concerns in Blindness

Author

Andrew Leibs

Publisher

IAP, 2012

ISBN

1623960428, 9781623960421

Length

289 pages

https://tinyurl.com/y5vo845s

 

This groundbreaking guide profiles every accessible blind sport and recreation activity

with entries that outline how athletes (both novice and elite) got involved in the sport

and how participation has shaped their life. The book also profiles major blind sports

organizations and includes chapter and resource listings on camps and accessible

recreation providers. Through this book, blind people will be inspired to embrace sports

as the rest of society does—as a vital component of personal expression and human

interaction that opens paths to adventure, confidence, and lifelong health and fitness.

 

*

The Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments

 

https://tinyurl.com/y5se2wm2

 

Title

The Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments

Cabi Series

Editor

Michael Lück

Edition

illustrated

Publisher

CABI, 2008

ISBN

1845933508, 9781845933500

Length

587 pages

 

 

 

 

The Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments       

 

https://tinyurl.com/y649hm4b

 

ISBN: 1845933508

Publication Date: 2008-05-14

 

https://tinyurl.com/qcewq6a

 

Marine tourism has become one of the fastest growing areas within the tourism industry.

With the increased use of marine environments comes the need for informed planning and

sustainable management as well as for the education and training of planners, managers

and operators.  Combining the disciplines of marine scientists and tourism researchers,

this encyclopedia will bring together the terms, concepts and theories related to recreational

and tourism activities in marine settings. Entries range from short definitions to medium and

long articles.

 

 

 

Title    A History of Leisure: The British Experience since 1500

Author    Peter Borsay

Publisher    Macmillan International Higher Education, 2006

ISBN    113702044X, 9781137020444

Length    328 pages

 

 

 

Cultivated Plants by Michael Lück (Editor)     
Guide to cultivated plants     

https://tinyurl.com/y5kvt7qj

 

Title: Guide to cultivated plants

Library Location: Pattee Library and Paterno Library (UP)

Source:

 

 

Publisher: CABI

Date : 2008

Place: Wallingford, UK, Cambridge, MA

Pages: xi, 540 pages

LCCN: 2007028459

OCLC: 156975183

ISBN: 1845933567, 9781845933562

Genre: Handbooks, manuals, etc

Discipline: Agriculture

Subjects:

Plants, Cultivated -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Botany, Economic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Language: English

Book Reviews

online

Guide to Cultivated Plants

by Ludwig-Müller, Jutta

Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, 03/2009

Book Review

 

 

A History of Leisure by Peter Borsay       

https://tinyurl.com/yyxzw65b    

https://tinyurl.com/y5b9jnu8

 

ISBN: 9780333930816

Publication Date: 2006-02-28

 

 

https://tinyurl.com/y2xtmhq9

 

 

 

Title

A History of Leisure: The British Experience since 1500

Author

Peter Borsay

Publisher

Macmillan International Higher Education, 2006

ISBN

113702044X, 9781137020444

Length

328 pages

 

Leisure is a key aspect of modern living. How did our ancestors experience recreation

in the past, and how does this relate to the present? To answer these questions,

Peter Borsay examines the history of leisure in Britain over the past 500 years, analysing

elements of both continuity and change. A History of Leisure - explores a range of pastimes,

from festive culture and music to tourism and sport - emphasises a conceptual and critical

approach, rather than a simple narrative history - covers a range of themes including

economy, state, class, identities, place, space and time - treats the constituent parts of the

British Isles as a fluid and dynamic amalgam of local and national cultures and polities.

Authoritative and engaging, this text challenges conventional views on the history of

leisure and suggests new approaches to the subject. Borsay draws upon the insights

provided by a variety of disciplines alongside that of history - anthropology, the arts,

geography and sociology - to offer an essential guide to this fascinating area of study.



Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America


ISBN: 9780684312651

Publication Date: 2004-07-15


https://tinyurl.com/y37c74tb

 

https://tinyurl.com/y3bfgdfw

 

https://tinyurl.com/yxuvdqcp

 

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of recreation and leisure in America: Adapted - little, Volume 1

Encyclopedia of recreation and leisure in America: Adapted - little,Gary S. Cross,


ISBN 0684312654, 9780684312651


Gale virtual reference library

The Scribner American Civilization Series

Editor

Gary S. Cross

Edition

illustrated

Publisher

Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004

ISBN

0684312662, 9780684312668

Length

502 pages

Title

A History of Leisure: The British Experience since 1500

 

Author

Peter Borsay

 

Publisher

Macmillan International Higher Education, 2006

 

ISBN

113702044X, 9781137020444

 

Length

328 pages

 

       

 

From rodeos to quilting bees, stickball to stock car racing, American pastimes comprise

a broad range of activities. The two-volume "Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in

America provides a comprehensive survey of these activities from the Colonial era to the

present. This new title examines how the pursuit of leisure has changed over time, reflecting

shifting social, cultural, political and economic trends in the United States. Particular attention

is paid to how leisure activities have varied by region, class, ethnicity, gender and age.

Such information fuels history class discussions and assignments as the curriculum increasingly

requires students to understand not only the milestones of political and military history, but also

how people lived day to day. From entries on specific types of leisure activities to discussions of

important themes in the history of leisure, the "Encyclopedia provides a unique window into this

key component of American social history.

 

 

 

 

 

Dictionaries and Thesauri for Recreation and Leisure

 

 

 

 

 

The SAGE Dictionary of Leisure Studies by Tony Blackshaw; Garry Crawford


ISBN: 9781446202326

Publication Date: 2010-12-01


https://tinyurl.com/y68ttv8q


https://tinyurl.com/yyu8m3qf

 

Title    The SAGE Dictionary of Leisure Studies

Authors    Tony Blackshaw, Garry Crawford

Publisher    SAGE, 2009

ISBN    1446202321, 9781446202326

Length    272 pages

What is Leisure Studies? Who are the key figures in the field? How can we evaluate

the relevance of concepts in the field? This is the first full length Dictionary

of Leisure Studies. It examines the key concepts, assesses the work of central figures

and helps students zero-in on essential issues and conceptual distinctions. The Book:

* Provides an unprecedented critical survey of the field * Offers students authoritative,

comprehensive accounts of the basic concepts and leading figures * Provides students

with core resources to write essays and pass exams Written by teachers experienced

with the needs of undergraduates and postgraduates in the field, the book will be

quickly recognized as a vital asset in making sense of Leisure Studies.

 

 

Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism 

by Bloomsbury Publishing Staff


ISBN: 9781408102121

Publication Date: 2007-01-01

 

https://tinyurl.com/y3rlfojs

 

https://tinyurl.com/pat7gof

 

Title    Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Author    Bloomsbury Publishing

Edition      reprint

Publisher    A&C Black, 2009

ISBN    1408102129,   9781408102121

Length    384 pages

Topics covered include travel, tourism, ticketing, hotels and staff, restaurants, kitchens,

table settings, service and cooking, along with general business, accounting and personnel

terms. Handy supplements include quick-reference lists of airline and airport codes,

currencies, international dialling codes, time zones, balance sheets and international public

holidays. Ideal for students, employers, or employees who work in any part of the hotel or

tourism industry or who need to use specialist English vocabulary for their work or studies.

 

 

Dictionary of Concepts in Recreation and Leisure Studies by Stephen L. Smith


ISBN: 9780313252624

Publication Date: 1990-08-21

 

https://tinyurl.com/yypp5mrw

 

https://tinyurl.com/y4nxv78w

 

 

Title

Dictionary of Concepts in Recreation and Leisure Studies

Volume 9 of Historical Guides to the World's Periodicals and Newspapers

Issue 9 of Reference sources for the social sciences and humanities, ISSN 0730-3335

Author

Stephen L. J. Smith

 

 

Edition

illustrated

Publisher

Greenwood Press, 1990

Original from

the University of Michigan

Digitized

Jun 18, 2007

ISBN

0313252629, 9780313252624

Length

372 pages

 

The obvious audience for this book is professionals, scholars, and students in the

recreation field. However, many of these entries relate to other fields of interest. . . .

This work should find a place in academic libraries supporting curricula in recreation

and related leisure studies. Reference Books Bulletin The vocabulary and major concepts

of the new field of recreation and leisure studies are just developing and this dictionary

is the first major attempt to describe and systematize those concepts. Although university

departments devoted to the study of recreation and leisure have been in existence for over

half a century, there has never been a comprehensive dictionary written for the field.

The concepts included in the dictionary may be grouped into four general categories.

Each definition is organized chronologically, emphasizing the evolution of the term and

its interpretation or application. Definitions also point to links between concepts listed in

the dictionary. Numerous references and suggestions for further reading are included for

readers wishing to pursue a topic in more detail. Faculty and graduate students in recreation

and leisure studies will welcome this first comprehensive dictionary of the field, as will the

libraries of universities and colleges with a recreation and leisure studies department.

The historical material and the critical review of conflicting definitions is a special feature

and one that makes this book not only useful as a dictionary, but also as a reference work

on state of the art ideas and concepts in the field.




Historical Dictionary of Skiing by E. John B. Allen


ISBN: 0810879778

Publication Date: 2012-01-01

 

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Title    Historical Dictionary of Skiing

Historical Dictionaries of Sports

Author    E. John B. Allen

Edition     illustrated

Publisher    Scarecrow Press, 2012

ISBN    0810868024, 9780810868021

Length    347 pages

Skiing is one of the oldest modes of transportation known, predating the wheel with

dated artifacts to prove its pedigree. Skiing for sport, however, did not become common

until about 150 years ago. The first Winter Olympic Games, held in Chamonix, France

in 1924, were the first to introduce skiing as a competition. Events were held in both

ski jumping and cross-country skiing. With advances in technology and increased

leisure time, the popularity of skiing as a sport has risen exponentially since it was first

introduced. The Historical Dictionary of Skiing relates the history of the sport through

a comprehensive alphabetical dictionary with detailed, cross-referenced entries on key

figures, places, competitions, and governing bodies within the sport.

Author E. John B. Allen introduces the reader to the history of skiing through a detailed

chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes and an extensive bibliography. This book

is an excellent access point for researchers, students, and anyone interested in the history

of skiing.




Historical Dictionary of Track and Field by peter Matthews


ISBN: 9781280658532

Publication Date: 2012-01-01

 

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Title

Historical Dictionary of Track and Field

Historical dictionaries of sports

Author

Peter Matthews

Edition

illustrated

Publisher

Scarecrow Press, 2012

ISBN

0810867818, 9780810867819

Length

319 pages

 

While the earliest evidence of organized running can be traced back to Egypt in 3800 BCE,

the modern sport of track and field evolved from rural games and church and folk festivals,

and rules were drawn up in the final quarter of the 19th century in those advanced societies

where enough people had the leisure time to indulge their fancies. Today, in addition to the

running events, track and field includes such events as the high jump, pole vault, long jump,

shot, discus, javelin, hammer, and decathlon. The Historical Dictionary of Track and Field

covers the history of this sport through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes,

and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries

on key figures, places, competitions, and governing bodies within the sport. This book is an

excellent access point for researchers, students, and anyone wanting to know more about the

history of track and field.

 

 

 

Research Skills Databases and Sources

 

 

Sage Research Methods Online 

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Title

Survey Research Methods

Volume 1 of Applied Social Research Methods

Online access: Sage Sage Research Methods Online

Author

Floyd J. Fowler

Editor

Floyd J. Fowler

Edition

illustrated

Publisher

SAGE, 2009

ISBN

1412958415, 9781412958417

Length

201 pages

 

Sage Research Methods Online provides content across the social and behavioral sciences.

Covers quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods and includes the entire

"Little Green Book" and "Little Blue Book" series.




Lynda.com


Lynda provides unlimited access to an online library of high-quality instructional videos

on the latest software tools and skills.

 

 



The SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods 
by Michael S. Lewis-Beck; Alan E. Bryman; Tim Futing Liao (Editor) 

ISBN: 0761923632
Publication Date: 2003-12-15

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods, Volume 1

A Sage reference publication

SAGE E-Reference Encyclopedias

Sage eReference

 

 

 

 

The Sage Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods, Michael S. Lewis-Beck

Authors    Michael Lewis-Beck, Emeritus Professor Alan Bryman, Alan E Bryman, Tim Futing Liao

Editors    Michael Lewis-Beck, Alan E Bryman, Tim Futing Liao

Contributor    Sage Publications, inc

Edition        illustrated

Publisher    SAGE, 2004

ISBN    0761923632,   9780761923633

Length    1305 pages

 

 

Written to be accessible to general readers, entries do not require any advanced knowledge

or experience to understand the purposes and basic principles of any of the methods.

The Encyclopedia features two major types of entries: definitions, consisting of a paragraph

or two, which provide a quick explanation of a methodological term; and topical treatments

or essays, discussing the nature, history, application/example and implication of using a

certain method. Also included are suggested readings and references for future study.




The Sage Dictionary of Social Research Methods by Victor Jupp


ISBN: 1281240451

Publication Date: 2006-01-01

 

 

 

Title

The SAGE Dictionary of Social Research Methods

Author

Victor Jupp

Publisher

SAGE, 2006

ISBN

1847877141, 9781847877147

Length

352 pages

 

Bringing together the work of over eighty leading academics and researchers worldwide

to produce the definitive reference and research tool for the social sciences,

The SAGE Dictionary of Social Research Methods contains more than 230 entries providing

the widest coverage of the all the main terms in the research process.




Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism 
by Larry Dwyer (Editor); Alison Gill (Editor); Neelu Seetaram (Editor) 

ISBN: 1781001294
Publication Date: 2012-08-31

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Title

Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism:

Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Elgar original reference

Editors

Larry Dwyer, Alison Gill, Neelu Seetaram

Edition

illustrated

Publisher

Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012

ISBN

1781001294, 9781781001295

Length

528 pages

 

This insightful book explores the most important established and emerging qualitative and

quantitative research methods in tourism. This insightful book explores the most important

established and emerging qualitative and quantitative research methods in tourism.

The authors provide a detailed overview of the nature of the research method, its use in

tourism, the advantages and limitations, and future directions for research.




Research Methods for Leisure, Recreation and Tourism 

by Ercan Sirakaya-Turk (Editor); 
Yuksel Ekinci (Contribution by); Jacinta M. Gau (Contribution by); Tom Griffin 
(Contribution by); Dogan Gursoy (Contribution by); Chenchen Huang (Contribution by); 
L. Brent Igo (Contribution by); Gayle Jennings (Contribution by); Sheryl F. Kline 
(Contribution by); Francis A. McGuire (Contribution by); Harmen Oppewal 
(Contribution by); Muzaffer Uysal (Editor); Lori Pennington-Gray (Contribution by); 
Edward Ruddell (Contribution by); Patrick Tierney (Contribution by); Ahmet Usakli 
(Contribution by); William Hammitt (Editor); Jerry Vaske (Contribution by, Editor); 
Kathleen Andereck (Contribution by); Begum Aybar-Damali (Contribution by); 
Seyhmus Baloglu (Contribution by); Frederic Dimanche (Contribution by); 
Harriet Everett Turner Dixon

 

ISBN: 1786390485

Publication Date: 2017-06-08

 

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Title    Research Methods for Leisure, Recreation and Tourism, 2nd Edition

CABI Tourism Texts

|Tourism Studies

Editors    Ercan Sirakaya-Turk, Muzaffer Uysal, William E Hammitt, Jerry J Vaske

Edition       illustrated

Publisher    CABI, 2017

ISBN    1786390485, 9781786390486

Length    407 pages

Praise for the previous edition: 'To write a good textbook is only possible with pedagogic sensitivity,

significant educational experiences, and research practice. This book is evidence that the editors

possess all three qualifications. A student-friendly publication introducing plenty of examples and

case studies (and) encouraging students to acquire the skills needed... this book (is) a winner.'

Annals of Tourism Research 39(3), 2012. Describing the fundamental elements of research methods

for leisure, recreation and tourism, this new edition of a popular textbook is updated throughout.

It covers the measurement of variables, sampling, questionnaire design and evaluation methods,

and also a wider discussion of writing proposals, communicating research findings, cross-cultural

research, and the use of new technologies in conducting research. This new edition includes: -

new and expanded material on visual research methods, nonparametric tests and sampling to

encompass growing areas of research interest; - pedagogical features and extra citations to create a

cohesive learning experience for students; and - numerous examples from tourism and recreation

literature in every chapter, tying theory into scenarios students could face in their careers.

Written by internationally renowned researchers in an accessible style, this book introduces both

undergraduate and graduate students to the vital skills they will need to succeed in the leisure,

recreation, tourism and hospitality industries.

 

 

 

 

 

Tourism Research Methods

 

 

 

The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Studies by Mike Robinson 

(Editor); Tazim Jamal (Editor)

 

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ISBN: 1412923972

Publication Date: 2009-07-01

Title

The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Studies

Authors

Tazim Jamal, Mike Robinson

Edition

illustrated, reprint

Publisher

SAGE Publications, 2009

ISBN

1412923972, 9781412923972

Length

716 pages

 

Tourist Studies developed as a sub-branch of older disciplines in the social sciences, such as anthropology,

sociology and economics, and newer applied fields of study in hospitality management, civil rights and

transport studies.

 

 

Fieldwork in Tourism by C. Michael Hall (Editor)


ISBN: 0415589193

Publication Date: 2010-10-20

 

 

Title    Fieldwork in Tourism: Methods, Issues and Reflections

Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

Editor    Michael C. Hall

Edition    illustrated

Publisher    Taylor & Francis, 2010

ISBN    020384551X, 9780203845516

Length    322 pages

 

 

 

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Fieldwork in Tourism is the first book to focus on this extremely significant component of contemporary

tourist research and provides hands on approaches to conducting tourism fieldwork in a range of settings,

exploring the methodological considerations and offering strategies to mitigate these.

The book also discusses how fieldwork affects researchers personally and what happens to field relationships.

 

Key Concepts in Tourism Research by David Botterill; Vincent Platenkamp


ISBN: 1446268934

Publication Date: 2012-01-01


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This book walks students through the selection and application of research methods within Tourism.

This book introduces the relevant language and theory of key methodologies and then develops them

using strategic literature reviews and the inclusion of international examples which relate directly

to tourism.

 

Title    Key Concepts in Tourism Research

SAGE Key Concepts series

Authors    David Botterill, Vincent Platenkamp

Publisher    SAGE, 2012

ISBN    1446268934, 9781446268933

Length    200 pages

 

Tourism Research Frontiers by Donna Chambers (Editor); Tijana Rakić (Editor)


ISBN: 1783509945

Publication Date: 2015-07-23

 

Title    Tourism Research Frontiers: Beyond the Boundaries of Knowledge  

Tourism Social Science Series

Editors     Donna Chambers,  Tijana Rakic

Edition      reprint

Publisher    Emerald Group Publishing, 2015

ISBN    1783509945, 9781783509942

Length    248 pages


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This book contains original papers which span a number of creative topics and debates

and which transcend existing frontiers of tourism knowledge. The book concludes with

reflections from the editors on additional frontiers of tourism research and knowledge

still to be traversed.

 

 

  

An Introduction to Visual Research Methods in Tourism by Tijana Rakic

(Editor); Donna Chambers (Editor)


ISBN: 0415570042

Publication Date: 2011-09-22

Title

An Introduction to Visual Research Methods in Tourism

Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

Editors

Tijana Rakić, Donna Chambers

Edition

illustrated, annotated

Publisher

Routledge, 2011

ISBN

1135146136, 9781135146139

Length

218 pages

An Introduction to Visual Research Methods in Tourismis the first book to

present, discuss and promote the use of a range of visual methods in tourism studies.

 

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Recreation Handbooks

 

 

 

 

 

Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studies by Tony Blackshaw (Editor)


ISBN: 9781138924611

Publication Date: 2015-04-21

 

 

Title

Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studies

Routledge International Handbooks

Editor

Tony Blackshaw

Publisher

Routledge, 2013

ISBN

1136495584, 9781136495588

Length

632 pages

 

This landmark publication brings together some of the most perceptive commentators

of the present moment to explore core ideas and cutting edge developments in the field

of Leisure Studies. It offers important new insights into the dynamics of the transformation

of leisure in contemporary societies, tracing the emergent issues at stake in the discipline

and examining Leisure Studies' fundamental connections with cognate disciplines such as

Sociology, Cultural Studies, History, Sport Studies and Tourism.

This book contains original work from key scholars across the globe, including those working

outside the Leisure Studies mainstream. It showcases the state of the art of contemporary

Leisure Studies, covering key topics and key thinkers from the psychology of leisure to

leisure policy, from Bourdieu to Baudrillard, and suggests that leisure in the 21stcentury

should be understood as centring on a new 'Big Seven' (holidays, drink, drugs, sex,

gambling, TV and shopping). No other book has gone as far in redefining the identity of

the discipline of Leisure Studies, or in suggesting how the substantive ideas of Leisure

Studies need to be rethought. The Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studiesshould therefore

be the intellectual guide of first choice for all scholars, academics, researchers and students

working in this subject area.

 

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The Palgrave Handbook of Leisure Theory by Karl Spracklen

(Editor); Brett Lashua (Editor); Erin Sharpe (Editor); Spencer Swain (Editor)

ISBN: 9781137564795

Publication Date: 2017-01-21

 

 

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This is the first handbook devoted entirely to leisure theory, charting the history and philosophy

of leisure, theories in religion and culture, and rational theories of leisure in the Western

philosophical tradition, as well as a range of socio-cultural theories from thinkers such as

Adorno, Bauman, Weber and Marx. Drawing on contributions from experts in leisure

studies from around the world, the four sections cover: traditional theories of leisure;

rational theories of leisure; structural theories of leisure; and post-structural theories of leisure.

 

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The Park and Recreation Professional's Handbook by Amy Hurd; Denise Anderson


ISBN: 073608259X

Publication Date: 2010-12-14

 

 

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Continuing education and development are of the utmost importance if you want to advance

in the field. Whether you¿re a graduating student or a new professional or a veteran

practitioner looking to update your knowledge of current best practices, this is the one resource

you will need. This comprehensive book addresses all of the essential topics that professionals

must know, including program planning and evaluation, facility management, human resources,

marketing, budgeting and financial planning, and policy making.

 

 

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The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education

by Louise Mansfield, Jayne Caudwell, Belinda Wheaton, Beccy Watson


ISBN: 9781137533180

 

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Title    The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education

Editors    Louise Mansfield, Jayne Caudwell, Belinda Wheaton, Beccy Watson

Publisher    Springer, 2017

ISBN    1137533188, 9781137533180

Length    888 pages

 

 

 

 

Handbook of Sports and Recreational Building Design:

Swimming pools and ice rinks by Geraint John; Kit Campbell


ISBN: 9780750622561

Publication Date: 1996-02-29

 

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Title    Handbook of Sports and Recreational Building Design: Swimming pools and ice rinks

Volume 3 of Butterworth Architecture design and development guides

Design & Development Guides,v.3

Volume 3 of Handbook of Sports and Recreational Building Design, Geraint John

Sports Council

Author    Sports Council (Great Britain). Technical Unit for Sport

Editors    Geraint John, Kit Campbell

Edition    illustrated, reprint

Publisher    Butterworth Architecture, 1996

ISBN    0750622563, 9780750622561

Length    245 pages

This comprehensive book, one of three volumes of this second edition authorized by the Sports Council,

covers the requirements of ice rinks and swimming pools. It gives guidance to architects, designers, |

facility managers, and surveyors, on the design of the whole facility, from structural considerations to

building services.

 

 

 

 

More Recreation Related Handbooks

 

 

 

 

 

Handbook of Leisure, Physical Activity, Sports, Recreation and Quality of Life

by Rodriguez de la Vega, Lía editor


ISBN: 3319755293

Publication Date: 2018


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Title    Handbook of Leisure, Physical Activity, Sports, Recreation and Quality of Life

International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life

Editors    Lía Rodriguez de la Vega, Walter N. Toscano

Publisher    Springer, 2018

ISBN    3319755293, 9783319755298

Length    451 pages

 

This handbook provides an overview and synthesis of relevant literature related to leisure

and recreation, and physical activity and its relationship to quality of life. Divided into two

parts, the text presents the analysis of leisure and recreation studies and physical activities

and sports, with diverse populations. The first part deals with leisure and recreation in

relation to quality of life, with different perspectives on different age groups, ethnic groups,

the approach of an Integrated Model of Leisure Well-being focusing on how leisure

activities contribute to leisure well-being etc. The second part deals with physical activities

and sports in relation to quality of life, discussing the consideration that "exercise is good

for you", associating physical exercise with other conditions of life in society, its impact on

people with disabilities, etc. It is of interest to researchers and students, legislators, educators,

providers of leisure services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handbook of Recreational Games by Neva L. Boyd


ISBN: 0486232042

Publication Date: 1975-06-01

18 categories of games — pursuit and escape, throwing and catching, etc. —

with up to 59 games (plus variations) in a category.

 

 

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https://tinyurl.com/y6kcrhe9

 

 

 

 

 

 

Countryside Recreation by Peter Bromley


ISBN: 9780419182009

Publication Date: 1993-10-21


Countryside Recreationoutlines the principles of recreation site development and management

in the countryside. It explains the process of management, the legal framework and the

opportunities and facilities available. This book will provide an excellent introduction to the

skills and issues with which today's countryside recreation managers need to be familiar.

It is designed to be used as a concise management handbook with checklists, management plans

and appendices of useful information.


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https://tinyurl.covm/y4q4d899

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handbook on the Economics of Leisure by Samuel Cameron (Editor)


ISBN: 0857930567

Publication Date: 2011-11-30

This interdisciplinary Handbook combines both mainstream and heterodox economics to

assess the nature, scope and importance of leisure activities. Surprisingly, the field of leisure

economics is not, thus far, a particularly integrated or coherent one. In this Handbook a

wide ranging body of international scholars get to grips with the core issues, taking in the

traditional income/leisure choice model of textbook microeconomics and Becker's allocation

of time model along the way. They expertly apply economics to some usually neglected topics,

such as boredom and sleeping, work-life balance, dating, tourism, health and fitness, sport,

video games, social networking, music festivals and sex. Contributions from further afield by

Veblen, Sctivosky and Bourdieu also feature prominently. Applying a mix of both theoretical

and empirical data, undergraduate students in modules on sport/leisure economics as well as

sport/leisure management will find this important resource invaluable.

 

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 The Oxford Handbook of Music Making and Leisure

by Roger Mantie (Editor); Gareth Dylan Smith (Editor)


ISBN: 9780190244705

Publication Date: 2017-01-02

 

From a broad range of perspectives and approaches, this handbook explores avocational involvement

with music as an integral part of the human condition. The chapters in The Oxford Handbook of Music

Making and Leisure present myriad ways for reconsidering and refocusing attention back on the rich,

exciting, and emotionally charged waysin which people of all ages make time for making music.

The contexts discussed are broadly Western, including an eclectic variety of voices from scholars

across fields and disciplines, framing complex and multifaceted phenomena that may be helpfully,

enlighteningly, and perhaps provocatively framedas music making and leisure. This volume may be

viewed as an attempt to reclaim music making and leisure as a serious concern for, amongst others,

policy makers, scholars, and educators who perhaps risk eliding some or even most of the ways in

which music - a vital part of human existence - isintegrated into the everyday lives of people.

As such, this handbook looks beyond the obvious, asking readers to consider anew, "What might we

see when we think of music making as leisure?"

 

 

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https://tinyurl.com/y238t6cd

 

 

 


Recreation Guides

 

 

 

 

 

Managing Sport and Leisure Facilities: A Guide to Competitive Tendering by Philip Sayers

ISBN: 9781135828813

Publication Date: 2012

Concise and thoroughly detailed Managing Sport and Leisure Facilities is a clean operating guide to

leisure management by contract, providing expert advice for both contractor and client.

 

 

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https://tinyurl.com/y559ecdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guide for Recreation Hand Crafts by A. Picareff


ISBN: 1445510871

Publication Date: 2010-08-01


This fascinating guide is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the hobbyist's bookshelf, containing a wealth of

information on a variety of themes that is still useful and practical today. Intended to help further the knowledge and

mastery of all hand crafts in this country, and extensively illustrated with text and full page drawings and photographs,

this work forms a complete how-to guide to hand crafts. Contents Include: Painting on Textile; Block Printing on

Textiles; Screen Printing on Textiles; Embossed, Soft, Tin Copper Work; Pyrography or Pyrogravure Work and Painting

on Wood; The Art of Making Dolls and Marionettes and their Manipulation. Many of the earliest books, particularly

those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing

these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

 

 

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Land Between the Lakes Outdoor Recreation Handbook by Johnny Molloy


ISBN: 0897328698

Publication Date: 2011-01-15


Land Between the Lakes Outdoor Recreation Handbook is the only comprehensive guide to the Land Between The Lakes

National Recreation Area.The handbook is divided into two sections--water activities and land activities. The water section

guides visitors to important fishing spots and lakes, as well as outlines one of the longest paddle trails in the Midwest--

the 85-mile-long Land Between the Lakes Paddle route. Descriptions of all lake accesses as well as swimming

beaches are also included. The land section offers detailed descriptions to more than 200 miles of hiking trails (including

the 60-mile long North-South Trail). Finally, the Land Between the Lakes Outdoor Recreation Handbook offers an

extensive reference section, detailing alternate lodging possibilities, outfitters, and conveniences located in nearby towns.

ISBN: 1780527438

 

 

 

 

Field Guide to Case Study Research in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure

by Kenneth F. Hyde (Editor); Chris Ryan (Editor); Arch G. Woodside (Editor, Series edited by)


ISBN: 1780527438

Publication Date: 2012-06-26


This field guide provides methods and studies on how-to-do case study research in natural settings.

A truly international guide, this text is ideal for those studying and conducting case study research

in tourism, hospitality and leisure disciplines. It provides a comprehensive and practical account of

how to describe, explain and predict both individual and group case behavior, at the same time

explaining behavior among a set of cases relevant to a specific context. This guide embraces and

extends Herbert Simon's (Nobel Prize in Economics recipient) insight that a decision results from the

conjoining two antecedents in human behavior: cognitive processing of an individual or group and a

given context or problem framing. Divided into six parts, this guide includes chapters on: analysis of

texts; how-to-do executive interviews; field interviewing in international contexts; stakeholder

participatory research; researching indigenous and marginal peoples; and cross-case analysis.

The chapters increase skills and understanding of culture, tourism, and hospitality behavior through

analysis of the four principle objectives of case study research: accomplishing accuracy; achieving

generality; reporting complexity and broad coverage; and achieving impact for improving the

individual condition, client, and/or society.

 

 

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Black & Decker 
The 
Complete Guide to Backyard Recreation Projects 
by Eric Smith


ISBN: 1610603214

Publication Date: 2010-06-01


The common backyard swing set or treehouse or jungle-gym will never go away, but today's recreational

landscape is also likely to have a full-featured sports court, a putting green, an outdoor kitchen for

grown-up entertaining, or a board-game gazebo where the adults play bridge or mahjongg. Here, in one

comprehensive book, are more than 25 complete DIY projects to create play spaces for family members

of all ages--toddlers to old-timers. Also includes a detailed appendix giving rules and dimensions for all the

popular lawn games, such as badminton and croquet.  This is an ideal book for consumers traveling less

and recreating at home more.

 

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Recreation Directories

 

 

 

2012-2013 Class Trip Directory: Day and Travel Trips for School, Scout, Youth and Homeschool Groups 
by Gail Velez


ISBN: 0982040873

Publication Date: 2012


A directory of day, overnight and travel trips for school, scout and homeschool groups with themed trip

lesson plans to increase the learning experiences.

 

 

 

Historic Hiking Trails by Steve Rajtar


ISBN: 1476602344

Publication Date: 2002-07-01


Approximately 900 hiking trails in the United States take hikers along routes or past sites of historical

importance and offer commemorative embroidered patches or other souvenirs of the outing.

These trails allow hikers to gain a new appreciation for history and actually experience it, instead of

only reading about it--and have something to show for their hike. The first comprehensive guide to

those trails, this work covers routes in all fifty states and the District of Columbia as well as interstate

trails. The book categorizes each as historic, meaning that it played some significant role in history;

historical, meaning that it takes the hiker by or into buildings or sites that have some relationship to a

significant person or event, but do not themselves figure in history; nature or scenic, because of the

wildlife or scenery available along the way that can be viewed along with the historical site; or

recreational, meaning that the trail was established for the long-distance hiker and history buff.

 

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Sport, Leisure and Tourism Information Sources by Martin Scarrott


ISBN: 1136364552

Publication Date: 2009


This book provides readers with an understanding of the major information search tools which are

available. It is a starting point in the search for information which offers advice and indicates some

of the major sources which are available.

 

Sport, Leisure and Tourism Information Sources is aimed primarily at final year undergraduate and

postgraduate students who are preparing a dissertation in the area of sport and leisure studies who

need access to information sources. It is also ideal for academics for teaching purposes and

practitioners in the sport and leisure industry needing to undertake research.

 

 

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https://tinyurl.com/y2tchchg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prevention of Injuries and Overuse in Sports by Hermann O. Mayr (Editor); Stefano Zaffagnini (Editor)


ISBN: 3662477068

Publication Date: 2015-09-24


This book, published in cooperation with ESSKA, is a comprehensive, evidence-based manual on the

prevention of injuries and overuse in sports that will assist physicians, physiotherapists, and trainers

in providing excellent mental and physical guidance to athletes. The causes of overuse and sports

injuries are carefully analyzed, explaining the medical basis for prevention. In addition, detailed

attention is paid to the relationship between sport motivation, risk willingness, tendency to overload,

and tendency to increased risk of injury. The reader is effectively trained in mental and physical

analysis of the athlete and will gain an appreciation of the influence of the athlete's environment on

susceptibility to injury. Gender-specific differences and the specific risks faced by children and

adolescents are identified, and very popular sports such as soccer, alpine skiing, and throwing sports

are discussed in individual chapters. Training schedules of value in the context of particular

physiotherapeutic and medical interventions are described with the help of illustrations and charts.

The authors are team physicians, coaches, sports scientists, training scientists, and physiotherapists

involved in high-performance sports and recreational sports.

 

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Recreation Directories for States, Countries and Organizations

 

 

 

 

 

Recreation Directory of Massachusetts State Parks and State Forests by Ma Department of Conservation


ISBN: 065677407X

Publication Date: 2018-03-19


Excerpt from Recreation Directory of Massachusetts State Parks and State Forests:

Issued May, 1937These fees are collected by duly appointed agents of the are equipped

with identification badges, and who are required to all moneys collected.  The names and

addresses of the supervisors in charge of for convenience. Applications for the rental of

cabins show the supervisor of the forest Where the cabins are located.  About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at


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This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving

the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases,

an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our

edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any

imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

 

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Therapeutic Recreation Leadership and Programming by Robin Kunstler; Frances Stavola Daly


ISBN: 0736068554

Publication Date: 2010-06-14


Therapeutic Recreation Leadership and Programming will help students learn the essential aspects

of professional practice while developing a leadership mind-set. The book focuses on the day-to-day

responsibilities of the therapeutic recreation specialist (TRS) while integrating ethical considerations

into each aspect of the job. The book will arm students with the information and tools they need in

order to succeed as therapeutic recreation specialists. It familiarizes students with their future clients

by describing the health concerns most often encountered in therapeutic settings. Case studies for the

most common concerns provide students with concrete examples of how programming works in various

clinical settings. The book also provides specific recreation activities from five major program areas,

along with information on the effectiveness of the activities, risk management concerns, and

implementation strategies. Step-by-step instructions for structuring, planning, and leading both group

and one-on-one sessions will prepare students to implement programs in a wide variety of settings.

 

 

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Careers in Sports Fitness and Recreation by Robert F. Wilson


ISBN: 0764115626

Publication Date: 2001-05-01


The world is enjoying a sports and fitness revolution, and rewarding careers abound for sports-focused men and women.

Described here are job opportunities in public and private health clubs, martial arts academies, public and private

golf courses, sports equipment sales reps and retailers, and more. Here too is advice on training as referees, umpires, and

judges at games and other athletic contests. Titles in the practical and enlightening Success Without College series guide

ambitious young men and women toward satisfying and well-paying careers in fields where a college degree is not required.

However, all occupations described do require specialized training, either on the job or in technical or vocational classroom

settings. Readers learn how and where to get that training, then find out how to get started on the highway to career success.

 

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N by Jan Bannan


ISBN: 0898867940

Publication Date: 2002-04-01


Weekend explorers and family vacationers will love this helpful resource that includes maps and photos and provides ideas on

where to go, what to do, and how to get there. Oregon's 362-mile ocean shoreline, the magnificent Columbia Gorge, and the

spectacular mountain ranges draw in-staters and national visitors. This is the quintessential guidebook to recreation in Oregon's

state parks.

 

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Baseball America 2019

 

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Directory by The Editors The Editors of Baseball America

 

ISBN: 1932391835

Publication Date: 2019-03-15

 

The Baseball America Directory is the single-source reference for every team in every league, whether professional or amateur, where the key personnel reside, and how to get in touch with them. The Directory features key staff and contact information for all major league and minor league teams, as well as all Division I college teams and most significant leagues and other baseball organizations. It also includes all 2019 major and minor league schedules

 

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Government Recreation Departments, Programs and Activities




Recreation.gov


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Access tools and resources to chart the course for your next getaway or dream vacation,

manage your trip details, and enter for the chance to attend special events and excursions

that ensure you get the most out of your Recreation.gov experience.




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Learn how to get passes for national and state parks, wildlife refuges, and other federal

recreation sites. Explore a variety of outdoor recreational activities, like camping, fishing, and more.



Recreation jobs | Sorted by Relevance ascending | Government Jobs

Overcoming the Inadequacies of Performance Measurement in Local Government: 
The Case of Libraries and Leisure Services by David N. Ammons


Public Administration Review

Vol. 55, No. 1 (Jan. - Feb., 1995), pp. 37-47 (11 pages)

Published by: Wiley on behalf of the American Society for Public Administration

 

What strategy could boost performance measurement in local government beyond the current level that finds

 most cities predominantly reporting raw workload figures, if they report any performance indicators whatsoever?

The author argues that increased emphasis of relevant performance comparisons-with other local governments and

with appropriate standards-could capture media and citizen attention and thereby prompt greater accountability.

Evidence is presented showing that relevant standards and actual performance figures suitable for comparative

purposes, though hardly plentiful, do exist in selected municipal functions.

 

 

 

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Law for Recreation and Sport Managers by Doyice J. Cotten; John Wolohan


ISBN: 1524902683

Publication Date: 2016-12-13

 

 

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Risk Management

Spengler; Daniel 

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Risk Management in Sport and Recreation

by John O. Connaughton; Andrew T. Pittman

 

ISBN: 073605619X

Publication Date: 2005-12-30


Risk Management in Sport and Recreationists a comprehensive resource for those charged

with the responsibility of providing for the safety of participants and spectators in a sport or

recreation setting. It covers a range of safety issues, including lightning, heat illness, aquatics,

playground safety, drug testing, and medical emergency action plans. Readers receive clear

and detailed explanations of issues to consider before making decisions on risk management.

Risk Management in Sport and Recreationis designed to provide a foundation for approaching

key issues in safety and risk management. It shows readers how to evaluate and analyze various

safety issues and apply the underlying concepts to a variety of situations.


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Conservation and Recreation in Protected Areas:

Comparative Legal Analysis of Environmental

 

 

 
 

Conflict Resolution in the United States and China by Yun Ma


ISBN: 9781317161882

Publication Date: 2016


This book provides a comprehensive and up to date comparative study of the management and

resolution of conflicts between conservation and recreation in protected areas in the US and China.

Competing claims on the use of nature, Increasing regulation of land use and recreational activities,

and the conflicting goals between conservation and development have led to a rise in conflicts in the

designation and management of protected areas. How to effectively manage and resolve these conflicts

has become a challenge for both legislators and managers. By adopting an institutional dimension in

legal interpretation, this book critically examines how such conflicts are dealt with in the legal regimes

of the US and China while exploring interactions between legislatures, agencies and courts. The book

searches for a plausible solution to improve the legal framework of protected areas in China by

emulating pertinent mechanisms developed in the US, whilst also presenting legal and policy

recommendations to the US. This informative book will be useful for legal scholars in Chinese law,

nature conservation law, administrative law and comparative law.

 

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Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation

 

Katharine Nohr

 

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ISBN: 073606933X

Publication Date: 2009-08-11


Sport risk management is a key component of any sport and recreation program. To run a successful

program, not only do you have to look after the safety and well-being of your participants, but you

also need to protect the best interests of your organization. Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation:

The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention provides all the tools you need in order to design a

comprehensive risk management plan that fits the needs of your organization. Written specifically for

sport and recreation professionals by an attorney with over 20 years of experience in insurance defense

litigation, the book combines information on law, insurance, and sports to give you a complete view of

all the issues involved in assessing, controlling, and financing your risks.

 

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Legal Liability in Recreation, Sports, and Tourism by John O. Spengler; Bruce B. Hronek


ISBN: 1571676430

Publication Date: 2011-01-01


This is a resource for individuals and organisations striving to prevent the occurrence of accidents, property loss,

and excessive legal claims in the leisure field. This edition is expanded to include information on adventure

recreation, disabilities, waivers, and case studies.

 

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Law for Recreation and Sport Managers by Doyice J. Cotten; John Wolohan


ISBN: 9781524902681

Publication Date: 2016-12-13


Written in non-intimidating, easy-to-read language, Law for Recreation and Sport Managers is an

up-to-date source of legal information for undergraduate or graduate recreation and sport management

courses and as an informative practical resource for professionals in the field.