Where Should You Put the Links? A Comparison of Four Locations
“participants indicated that they believed that embedding the links within a document made it easier to navigate, more easily recognize key information, promoted comprehension, and was easier to follow the main idea of the passages while searching for specific information”
also check out their studies on font sizes and layouts.
This Week’s Agenda: The Usability Industry
Michael Roberts takes off where Nielsen leaves off.
“With ‘usability’ gaining greater visibility, this is a good time to implement a user-centered design process. This article looks at ways that the approach and techniques of such a process can be applied to the task of introducing a new process.”
several other interesting papers here on both IA and usability