A publication of
December Communications, Inc.
Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 6, Number 1 / January 1, 1999
|SPECIAL FOCUS: WEB USABILITY|
Special issue editor Amelia DeLoach introduces this
final issue on Web Usability.
Usable?...Or Not?...Factors Affecting the Usability of Web Sites
Rakhi Rajani and Dr. Duska Rosenberg
discuss the concept of usability in Web sites
based on a study carried out at the Centre for Information
Environments Research at Brunel University in London, England.
Web Usability and Technology
Arthur R. Murphy discusses various Web design features and how they
impact usability for the disabled.
He describes how universal access requires one of two approaches: fully
accessible structure and format or a graphical site with
an alternate set of text only pages.
Web Rings as Computer-Mediated Communication
describes the emergence of Web rings as an
alternative to the hierarchical nature of search
providing an avenue for linking together, in a relatively
"autonomous" fashion, common web-based interests.
Notes from the Road: Fall COMDEX is Still a Killer
Robley Curtice provides a dispatch from the fall Computer Dealer's
Expo (COMDEX) which took place recently in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Last Link: The Last Link
John December bids the readers of
Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine farewell,
as this is the final issue.
Letters to the editor always welcome: