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Research Guides

MIE542: Human Factors Integration

Design Guidelines

You may need to use some project appropriate design guides. A good starting point for finding design guides is the library catalogue. Try searching using phrases such as:

  • "human engineering" design
  • "human factors" design

You can search for eBooks, print books and other items in the library catalogue:

Here are a few example design guides:

Design for Accessibility


To find accessibility design information search the library catalouge with  terms such as:

  • barrier free design
  • universal design
  • accessible design
  • accessibility
  • inclusive design
  • architecture and the physically handicapped
  • self-help devices for people with disabilities

You can also browse the shelf under the call numbers: TA 174... OR NA 2545...

Here are a few example accessibility design guides:

Design for Usability

To find usability design information search the catalogue with terms such as:

  • usability engineering
  • inclusive design
  • human engineering
  • human-centred engineering
  • accessible design
  • anthropometry
  • biomechanics and human engineering

You can also browse the shelf under the call number: TA 166...

Here are a few example usability design guides: