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published: March 2004
Roxane Bernier is in the final stages of her Ph.D dissertation at the Department of Sociology of Université de Montréal and was attached several years as a professional researcher to the Centre d'êtude et de Recherche sur les Expositions et les Musêes (CEREM) at Universitê Jean Monnet in France. The subject of her thesis focuses on the visitors' perception with regards to the usability of IT in museum, namely interactive computers, videoconferences, and virtual museums. She has worked as a consultant for the Direction des musêes de France, the Citê des sciences et de l'industrie in Paris, also at the Musêe de la civilisation de Quêbec and at the Musêe canadien des civilisations at Hull in Quebec. She has coordinated a special issue on new technologies for the French European Journal of Museology Publics et Musês in 1998. Thus, she was invited to write articles on web museums for Archêe, a Cyberart magazine. She has also participated at numerous international conferences (Australia, Finland, United Kingdom, United States), including the 2nd International Conference on Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication (CATaC) and the 1st Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Research (AoIR).
Roxane will present Online Museum Discussion Forums; What do we have? What do we