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The Usability Business

Making the Web Work

by Joanna Bawa

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Published by Springer London, Imprint, Springer in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Joanna Bawa, Pat Dorazio, Lesley Trenner
SeriesPractitioner Series, 1439-9245, Practitioner series
ContributionsDorazio, Pat, Trenner, Lesley
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource (XXXIV, 161 pages).
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27093926M
ISBN 101447103092
ISBN 109781447103097
OCLC/WorldCa840277005


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