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Computer Science: Information Architecture

Resources for students in computer science, technology, web design, and database management courses.

Card Sorting Tools

Card sorting is a valuable way to investigate potential information architecture schemas for your site. Use the tools below to have sample users or members of your design team sort the categories for your site into whatever schema makes sense to them. You can compare the resulting schemas to inform your information architecture development.

Information Architecture and Navigation Articles

These articles introduce the key concepts of information architecture, then use the science of eye-tracking to show how to design user-friendly site navigation.