Rikke Dam, Mads Soegaard
Is it possible to publish top-grade educational materials written by leading HCI academics and designers to help readers learn to design products that are more efficient, productive, and pleasurableand to give these materials away for free? This article is a summary of our experiences with open access publishing at the Interaction Design Foundation (IDF). We distribute free educational materials at interaction-design.org to enable any student, self-starter, or professional with access to the Internet to learn cutting-edge HCI and design theories, methods, and approaches. The present centerpiece of the IDF is the ever-expanding Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, targeted at graduate…
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