Thanks very much for these helpful suggestions of strategies and tools! I
appreciate your input.
On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 11:55 AM, Mumpower, Elizabeth Peele <
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> Hi Kyle,
> Our UX/UI person has done some card-based IA testing using the
> methodology outlined here: http://boxesandarrows.com/
> Card-Based Classification Evaluation « Boxes and Arrows<
> Mark the intersection of each scenario and the classification item
> selected by the participant. I usually use capital letters for first
> choices and ...
> If you have any questions about it, I can put you in touch with him.
> Elizabeth Peele Mumpower
> Systems Librarian
> Emory University
> From: Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Kyle
> Breneman <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:48 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Methods to test new site IA?
> Apologies for cross-listing...
> I need some advice on user testing methods. I've embarked on a project to
> redo our library website's information architecture. I've sketched out a
> new IA for the site which I want to test with users. Initially I thought
> that I would just build out the new IA on our development server, then do
> usability testing with users on the dev site. Now I'm realizing that will
> be a lot of work, and making any changes once its built will also take
> time. Is there a middle ground? Are there good ways to do some user
> testing with paper prototypes? I want to get feedback on whether my
> categories and labels are intuitive and meaningful.
> Kyle Breneman
> Integrated Digital Services Librarian
> University of Baltimore
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