Resources

Many of the following publications are borrowable from, or reference items in, the NDAlibrary . A range of accessibility publications produced by the NDA are available to view on the NDA website.

UD Publications: General

Many of the books and articles in the General section investigate and report on design methodologies that can be incorporated into the development of ICTs, products, services or buildings.

  • Universal Design Handbook (2001)

    Preiser, W.F.E. and Ostroff, E. (Editors)

    The NDA library holds a copy of the Universal Design Handbook

  • International Best Practices in Universal Design: A Global Review(2006)

    Canadian Human Rights Commission.

    The NDA library holds a copy of International Best Practices in Universal Design: A Global Review

  • Countering Design Exclusion (2004)

    Keates, S. Clarkson, J.

    The NDA library holds a copy of Countering Design Exclusion

  • The Universal Design File: Designing for People of All Ages and Abilities (1998)

    Story, M.F., Mueller, J.L., Mace, R.L.

    The Universal Design File is available to download from the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Centre for Universal Design (CUD) website.

  • Inclusive Design Toolkit (2007)

    Clarkson, P.J., Coleman, R., Hosking, I., Waller, S. (Editors)

    The content of the Inclusive Design Toolkit is also available online

  • The Design of Everyday Things (1998)

    Norman, D.A.

  • Inclusive Design - design for the whole population (2003)

    Clarkson, J., Coleman, R., Keates, S., Lebbon, C.

Articles/papers

  • The 2nd International Conference for Universal Design 2006 Proceedings (2006)

    Kose, S. (editor)

  • A Perspective on Universal Design

    Mace, R.L. (1998).

    An edited excerpt of a presentation made by Ronald L. Mace, FAIA, at Designing for the 21st Century: An International Conference on Universal Design on June 19, 1998.

    A Perspective on Universal Design is available on the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Centre for Universal Design (CUD) website.

  • Accessibility, usability and universal design positioning and definition of concepts describing person-environment relationships

    Iwarsson, S., Ståhl, A. (2003).

    Disability & Rehabilitation, 25:2, 57 — 66

    Accessibility, usability and universal design positioning and definition of concepts describing person-environment relationships is available online to NDA library users.

  • Design for All: Socially Responsible Design or Just Good Sense?

    Darzentas, J.S. and Darzentas, J. (2004).

    Proceedings of ETHICOMP2004 Challenges for the Citizen of the Information Society, pp. 237-249. Syros, Greece.

    The abstract of Design for All: Socially Responsible Design or Just Good Sense? is available on the ETHICOMP 2004 conference website.

  • Universal Design — Clarification and Development

    Duncan, R. (2007).

    "A Report for the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Norway." The Centre for Universal Design, North Carolina State University, North Carolina.

    Universal Design — Clarification and Development (PDF document, new window) is available to download at the Norwegian Ministry for the Environment website.

  • Investigating Industry Attitudes to Universal Design

    Keates, S., Lebbon, C. and Clarkson, P.J. (2000).

    Proceedings of RESNA 2000 Conference, pp. 276-278, Orlando, Florida.

    Investigating Industry Attitudes to Universal Design is available on the RESNA 2000 conference website.

UD publications: Built Environment

UD publications: Products and Services

See the General section above for more publications on product design.

Article/papers

  • Evaluating the Universal Design Performance of Products

    Story, M., Mueller, J., Montoya-Weiss, M. (2002)

    Evaluating the Universal Design Performance of Products is available for download on The Center for universal Design website

  • Mining our natural resources

    Ostroff, E. (1997)

    INNOVATION, the Quarterly Journal of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), Volume 16, No. 1 1997.

    Mining our natural resources is available to read online on the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design website.

  • Beyond Ergonomics to Desirability: the Challenge Workshop model for inclusive design knowledge transfer to designers and industry

    Cassim J. (2006)

    Proceedings of IAUD, 2nd International Conference on Universal Design, Kyoto

  • Designing the Future of Business

    Neumeier, M.

    Business Week, 13 August 2008

    Designing the Future of Business is available to read online on the Business Week website

UD publications: ICT

Articles/papers

Other Universal Design Resources

Universal Design Conference Websites

Universal Design Awards

See the listing of award schemes.

Universal Design Centres

See the listing of Universal Design Centres.