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Card sorting is an effective, easy-to-use method for understanding how people think about content and categories. It helps you create information that is easy to find and understand. In "Card Sorting: Designing Usable Categories," Donna Spencer shows you how to plan and run a card sort, analyze the results, and apply the outcomes to your projects.
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Paperback, 162 pages
Published April 5th 2009 by Rosenfeld Media
(first published 2009)
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The only comprehensive guide to card sorting I know of. This book is easy to read but informative and based on Donna Spencer's years of practical experience and insights from using and refining the technique. I found it extremely useful when preparing a workshop to teach card sorting to librarians.
Aug 30, 2010 Dave Emmett rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: information architects
Fantastic book for information architects and others involved in organizing information. I had done a few card sorts before, but learned a ton from this book about how to do them better.
Oct 19, 2012 John rated it really liked it
An excellent overview and guide to a key tool for information architects. Add the fifth star if you're working on a site with a large volume of complicated and difficult-to-categorize material.