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/ [http://boxesandarrows.com/files/banda/art_end.gif]<http://boxesandarrows.com/card-based-classification-evaluation/> Card-Based Classification Evaluation « Boxes and Arrows<http://boxesandarrows.com/card-based-classification-evaluation/> boxesandarrows.com 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. Thanks, 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 ________________________________ This e-mail message (including any attachments) is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this message (including any attachments) is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please contact the sender by reply e-mail message and destroy all copies of the original message (including attachments).