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Elaine Ménard

Elaine Ménard

 

Assistant Professor

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Abridged Curriculum Vitae

For additional information, please refer to the full CV, above.

Education

PhD Information Science, École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, Université de Montréal; MSI (Masters in Information Science), École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, Université de Montréal; MA (Masters in Translation), Université de Montréal; BA (Translation), Université de Montréal

Teaching

PhD supervision

Research

Research interests

  • Organization of Information
  • Cross-language information retrieval
  • Multimedia documents

Selected research activities

2011-2014 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Standard Research Grant
Modeling of an Interface Dedicated to Digital Image Retrieval in a Bilingual Context
Principal Investigator: Elaine Ménard
2010-2013 Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Société et la Culture (FQRSC)
Établissements de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs
Development of a taxonomy for the indexing of digital ordinary images in a multilingual retrieval context
Principal Investigator: Elaine Ménard

Selected publications & presentations (2009-2013)

For additional information, please refer to full CV (above).

Journal Articles

Ménard, E. and N. Khashman (Accepted). Image retrieval behaviours: The real users are leading the way, Libray Hi Tech.

Ménard, E. and M. Smithglass (Accepted). Image retrieval in a bilingual context: A review of best practices, Libray Hi Tech.

Ménard, E. (2013). TIIARA for an IDOL: Indexing adventure of a small digital image collection, The Indexer, 31 (1), 2‐11.

S. Alepin and E. Ménard (2013). Référence virtuelle, clavardage et messagerie instantanée : compétences requises et rôle éducatif du bibliothécaire, Documentation et bibliothèques, 59 (1), 24‐35.

Ménard, E. (2012). TIIARA: The “making of” a bilingual taxonomy for retrieval of ordinary images. Library Hi Tech 30 (4), 643-654.

Ménard, Elaine (2012). Méthodes et défis du repérage d’images sur le Web : Jean et John cherchent-ils de la même manière ?, Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 7 (1). http://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/%20perj/article/viewFile/1863/2525

Ménard, Elaine and Margaret Smithglass (2012). Digital image description: A review of best practices in cultural institutions. Library Hi Tech, 30 (1), 291-309.

Ménard, Elaine (2011). Chicken or egg theory: Do we truly know how they search?, The Indexer, 29 (4), 150-156.

Ménard, Elaine (2011). Bibliothèques et accès à l’information multilingue : pour en finir avec  Babel, Documentation et bibliothèques, 57 (4), 205-11.

Ménard, Elaine (2011). Study on search behaviours of image users: A case study of museum objects, Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 6 (1). http://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/perj/article/view/1433/2079

Ménard, Elaine (2009). Image retrieval: A comparative study on the influence of indexing vocabularies, Knowledge Organization, (36) 4, 200-13.

Ménard, Elaine (2009). Repérage d’images ordinaires: analyse des requêtes des chercheurs d’images, Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 4 (1). http://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/perj/article/view/928/1464

 

Book chapters

Ménard, E. (2012). Multilingual taxonomy development for ordinary images: Issues and challenges. In Indexing and Retrieval of NonText Information, D. Rasmussen Neal (ed.). München, De Gruyter Saur, 40-58.

Ménard, Elaine (2012). Formulation de requêtes pour le repérage d’images : une étude comparative de quatre groupes linguistiques. In L’organisation des connaissances, dynamisme et stabilité, Traité des sciences et techniques de l’information, Mustafa Widad El Hadi (ed.). Paris,  Hermès-Lavoisier, 279-89. Collection : Structuration de l’information. 

 

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

Ménard, E. (In press). Repérage d’images : en quête d’un nouveau modèle. 4th Conference Digital Document  and Society, Zagreb, Croatia, April 29-30, 2013.

Ménard, E., N. Khasman and J. Dorey (2013). Two solitudes revisited: A cross-cultural exploration of online image searchers behaviours. 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 21-26, 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8013, pp. 79-88, Berlin, Springer.

Ménard, Elaine (2010). Étude comparative de moteurs de recherche pour le repérage d´images illustrant des objets muséaux. In Madjij Ihadjadene, Manuel Zacklad et Khaldoun Zreik (Eds.), Document numériques entre permanence et mutations, Actes du 13è Colloque International sur le Document Électronique,  Paris, Europia Productions, 159-72.

Ménard, Elaine (2010). Ordinary image retrieval in a multilingual context: a comparison of two indexing vocabularies, Aslib Proceedings, 62 (4/5), 428-37.

Ménard, Elaine, Sabine Mas et Inge Alberts (2010). Faceted classification for museum artefacts: a methodology to support website development of large cultural organizations Aslib Proceedings, 62 (4/5), 523-32.

Ménard, Elaine (2009). Indexation et repérage de l’image : Un monde sur le bout de la langue. In Mohammed Hassoun and Mabrouka El-Hachani (Eds.), Intelligence collective et organisation des connaissances, Actes du 7e colloque international du chapitre français de l’ISKO, Université Jean Moulin - Lyon 3 et École Nationale Supérieure des Sciences de l’Information et des Bibliothèques (ENSSIB), 69-78, Lyon (France), Université Jean Moulin - Lyon 3.

 

Peer-reviewed abstracts

Ménard, Elaine and Margaret Smithglass (2012). Babel revisited: A taxonomy for ordinary images  indexing in a bilingual retrieval context. In Alan Gilchrist and Judi Vernau (Eds.), Facets of Knowledge Organization: Proceedings Of The ISKO UK Second Biennial Conference, 4th - 5th July, 2011, London. London, Emerald Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Ménard, Elaine, Sabine Mas and Inge Alberts (2010). Faceted classification for museum  artefacts: A methodology to support Web site development of large cultural organizations. In Elaine Ménard, Valerie Nesset & Sabine Mas (Eds.), Information Sharing in a Fragmented World: Crossing Boundaries: Proceedings of the Canadian Association for Information Science, Concordia University Montreal, June 2-4, 2010.

 

Conference presentations

Ménard, E., N. Khasman and J. Dorey (2013). Two solitudes revisited: A cross-cultural exploration of online image searchers behaviours. 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 21-26, 2013

Ménard, E. (2013). Image indexing: TIIARA, a bilingual taxonomy to the rescue! Indexing Society of Canada Conference 2013, Halifax, NS, June 8-9, 2013.

Ménard, E. (2013). Repérage d’images : en quête d’un nouveau modèle. 4th Conference Digital Document and  Society, Zagreb, Croatia, April 29-30, 2013.

Ménard, Elaine (2012). Building a bilingual taxonomy for ordinary images indexing: Utopia, chimera, or inaccessible quest? Indexing Society of Canada Conference 2012, University of  Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, May 31-June 1, 2012.

Ménard, Elaine and Margaret Smithglass (2011). Babel revisited: A taxonomy for ordinary images indexing in a bilingual retrieval context. ISKO UK Conference 2011, University College London, London, UK, July 4-5, 2011.

Ménard, Elaine (2011). Formulation de requêtes pour le repérage d’images : Une étude comparative de quatre groupes linguistiques. ISKO France 2011, 8e colloque international du chapitre français de l’ISKO, Lille, June 27-28, 2011.

Ménard, Elaine (2010). Étude comparative de moteurs de recherche pour le repérage d´images illustrant des objets muséaux. Document numériques entre permanence et mutations, 13è Colloque International sur le Document Électronique, INHA, Paris, December 16-17, 2010.

Ménard, Elaine, Sabine Mas and Inge Alberts (2010). Faceted classification for museum artefacts: A sleeping beauty. CAIS/ACSI 2010, Concordia University, Montreal, June 2-4, 2010.

Ménard, Elaine (2010). Image indexing in a multilingual world. Indexing Society of Canada Conference 2010, Dawson College, Montreal, May 26-27, 2010.

Ménard, Elaine (2009). Ordinary image retrieval in a multilingual context: a comparison of two indexing vocabularies. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, November 6-11, 2009.

Ménard, Elaine, Sabine Mas and Inge Alberts (2009). Faceted classification for museum artefacts: a methodology to support web site development of large cultural organizations. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, November 6-11, 2009.

Ménard, Elaine (2009). Indexation et repérage de l’image : Un monde sur le bout de la langue. ISKO France 2009, 7e colloque international du chapitre français de l’ISKO, l'Université Jean Moulin - Lyon 3 et l'École Nationale Supérieure des Sciences de l'Information et des Bibliothèques (ENSSIB), Lyon, June 24-26, 2009.

Ménard, Elaine, Mas Sabine and Alberts, Inge (2009). Faceted classification for museum artefacts: a methodology to support web site development of large cultural organizations. ISKO UK Conference 2009, University College London, London, UK, June 22-23, 2009.

Ménard, Elaine (2009). Ordinary image retrieval in a multilingual context: a comparison of two indexing vocabularies. ISKO UK Conference 2009, University College London, London, UK, June 22-23, 2009.

Ménard, Elaine (2009). Repérage d’images : pleins feux sur l’image ordinaire. ACFAS 2009, Ottawa University, Ottawa, May 11-15, 2009.

 

Panels & workshops

Ménard, Elaine (2011). Back to basics: One step back, two steps forward! Current research and thinking in image analysis, descriptions, and systems (SIG/VIS) Workshop. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7-12, 2011.

Ménard, Elaine (2010). Bibliothèque et sciences de l’information. Quel dialogue? 23è Entretiens Jacques Cartier, Panel. ENSSIB, Lyon, November 23-24, 2010.

Ménard, Elaine (2010). Current research and thinking in image analysis, descriptions, and systems (SIG/VIS) Workshop. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 22-27, 2010.

 

Guest edited special issues

Documentation et Bibliothèque (2012). Normes et normalisation, 58 (3).

Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science (2010). Image indexing and retrieval, 34 (3).

Documentation et Bibliothèque (2009). Muséologie et sciences de l’information : regards croisés, destins croisés, 55 (4).