Building your UX skills is smart and we're here to help.

There is a lot of material available to help you learn UX concepts and techniques. Here area some of the ones we think you might find helpful. If there are other resources you have found to be particularly valuable, please let us know.

LinkedIn Learning Courses

LinkedIn Learning 

Select from a number of courses and tutorials on various aspects of UX and accessibility.

Read About UX On and Off-line

There is a large body of UX material on-line. Search for specific topics and you'll get a lot of hits, some very useful and some less so. Here are some of the standout sources we have found:

The Usability Body of Knowledge 

This on-line encyclopedia of usability and UX materials was a project of the User Experience Professionals' Association (UXPA). Although it has not been updated recently, it contains a lot of useful information, well-organized.

This well-regarded web UX resource was created by the Department of Health and Human Services for government agencies, as well as the private sector.

The Nielsen Norman Group

This usability consultancy publishes evidence-based UX research, provides training courses and certification. Hundreds of articles are available at no cost.

Don't Make Me Think

By Steve Krug, this is a highly readable and popular book about reducing cognitive load and helping people accomplish their tasks as simply and quickly as possible.

UX Courses

The Interaction Design Foundation 

The mission of this non-profit organization is to produce top-grade open source educational materials by the world's design elite, at a very low costAll courses are offered online and cover a broad range of topics, from the psychology of interaction design through user research methods and design thinking. Each course offers a certificate of completion.

Nielsen Norman Group Training Courses

Offered around the world, including New York City, training courses are day-long and immersive, and cover topics such as UX basics, interface design principles, visual design for mobile, and measuring the user experience.

Rutgers MBS

Nearby Rutgers University offers a Master's of Business and Science degree with a concentration in User Experience Design. A key difference between the MBS and other masters programs in Human Computer Interaction is its addition of business courses.

User Experience Magazines

Boxes and Arrows

This peer-written journal focuses on information architecture.


Published by the User Experience Professionals' Association.

UX Mag

This free community resource explores all facets of experience design.

UX Organizations

User Experience Professionals' Association

This membership organization publishes a number of free resources for UX practitioners. It also sponsors the annual World Usability Day and organizes conferences, 

Interaction Design Association

IxDA is a member-supported organization dedicated to the discipline of interaction design for practitioners at every level.