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Andrea Miller-Nesbitt

Andrea Miller-Nesbitt

andrea [dot] miller-nesbitt [at] mcgill [dot] ca 514-398-1663

Schulich Library of Science and Engineering
Macdonald-Stewart Library Building
809 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C1


  • Anatomy & Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Genetics
  • Human Genetics
  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Office for Students with Disabilities
  • Paleontology
  • Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • Physiology
  • Zoology

Liaison Librarian

Responsible for the provision of a range of library and information services and collections to support teaching, learning, research taking place in the Departments of Biology, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Human Genetics, Biomedical Engineering, Microbiology and Immunology, Pharmacy and Therapeutics and Physiology as well as the Centre for Bioinformatics and the Office for Students with Disabilities. 


  • Master of Library and Information Studies, McGill University, 2010
  • Bachelor of Science (Biology), Trent University, 2005

Areas of interest

  • Information literacy
  • Universal Design
  • Open science
  • Bioinformatics

Professional activities

Selected publications

Miller-Nesbitt, A.  (2014).  "Analysis for science librarians of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: The work of J.E. Rothman, R.W. Schedkan, and T.C. Sudhof."  Science & Technology Libraries, 33(1), 1-15.  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0194262X.2013.876569#.UxoheI...    

Joyce, D., & Miller-Nesbitt, A. (2013). “Keeping up with today's changing youth.”  Feliciter, 59(5), 3-4. http://www.cla.ca/feliciter/2013/5/Feliciter5_Vol59_FINAL.pdf     

Miller-Nesbitt, A. (2013). “CATIE: Canada's Source for HIV and Hepatitis C Information.” Journal of Consumer Health On the Internet 17(1), 95-102. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15398285.2012.723990

Radical Reference Montreal. (2013). “Radical reference: Answers for those who question authority.” Feliciter 59(2), 12-13. http://www.cla.ca/feliciter/2013/2/Feliciter2_Vol_59-WEB.pdf

Selected talks and presentations

Miller-Nesbitt, A., & Beck, T. (2013). “A library environment for everyone: Universal Design and libraries.”  Paper presented at the 7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference, Saskatoon, SK, July 15th–18th, 2013. 

Beck, T., & Miller-Nesbitt, A. (2013). “A library for all users: Universal Design for libraries.” Paper presented at the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services Montreal, QC, June 17th—20th, 2013. 

Miller-Nesbitt, A.  (2012). “Open science: Past, present and future.” All-Sciences poster session presented at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, July 15th–18th, 2012. 

Miller-Nesbitt, A.  (2012). “Applying universal design to information literacy.”  Poster session and presentation presented at the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use Annual Conference, Edmonton, AB, May 23rd – 25th, 2012. 

Miller-Nesbitt, A.  (2012). “Open science: Past, present and future.”  Conference presentation at the 80th L’Association des Bibliothecaires du Quebec / Quebec Library Association Annual Conference, Montreal, QC, May 3rd 2012. 

Miller-Nesbitt, A.  (2010). “Library services for people with learning disabilities.”  Poster session and presentation at the 8th Annual Poster Forum, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, May 4th 2010. 



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