Postdoctoral researchers

Alexandre Fortier

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Dr Alexandre Fortier is a Postdoctoral Trainee under the supervision of Dr Elaine Ménard within the context of DOLMEN, a project investigating the use of linked open data to catalogue museum artefacts. His contributions to DOLMEN will be to help modelize the description of museum artefacts and to study users’ perception of the developed model. During his postdoctoral training, he looks forward to merging his keen interests for information organization and information behaviour.

Dr Fortier received his doctorate from the University of Western Ontario in 2016. His doctoral dissertation focused on the influence of Need for Cognition and Need for Cognitive Closure on information behaviour. He also holds a master’s degree in information science from the Université de Montréal.