Amanda Wheatley

amanda.wheatley [at] 514-398-3921

McLennan Library Building
3459 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9


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Outreach and Engagement Coordinator, Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Liaison Librarian for Management, Business, and Entrepreneurship


Master of Library and Information Science, Western University, 2015

Creative Book Publishing Certificate, Humber College, 2014

Bachelor of Arts - English Literature and Language, University of Waterloo, 2014

Areas of Interest

Artificial Intelligence

Emerging Technologies



Information Literacy

Professional Associations

Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL)

  • Publications Committee, Chair 2018 - 2021
  • Membership Committee 2018 - Present

L'association des bibliothècaires du Québec / Quebec Library Association (ABQLA)

  • College & Research Section, President 2020-2021

National Entrepreneurship Librarians

Selected Publications

Hervieux, S. & Wheatley, A. (2021). Perceptions of artificial intelligence: A survey of academic librarians in Canada and the United States. Journal of Academic Librarianship 47(1).

Wheatley, A., Chandler, M., & McKinnon, D. (2020). Collaborating with faculty on data: A case study. Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship.

Wheatley, A. & Hervieux, S. (2019). Artificial intelligence in academic libraries: An environmental scanInformation Services & Use 39(4). 

Wheatley, A. (2018). Snapchat Reference: Communicating Visually in a Business Environment. Academic BRASS 13(1).

Selected Presentations

Hervieux S. & Wheatley, A. (2019, June). Google, Alexa, Siri, and Librarian: Evaluating Artificial Intelligence and Information Accuracy. Peer reviewed poster session presented at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Wheatley, A. (2019, May). Building Solid Foundations: Innovating Subject Guides to Enhance Student and Teaching Engagement. Peer reviewed session presented at Engaging Place & Practice. Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU). Winnipeg, MB.

Hervieux, S. & Wheatley, A. (2019, May). Need research? Ask Siri: Evaluating the impact of virtual assistant AI on the future of the research process. Plenary session presented at Artificial Intelligence: Finding Its Place in Research, Discovery and Scholarly Publishing. National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS), Alexandria, VA.

Warren, R. & Wheatley, A. (2019, January). Using games to teach library concepts. Workshop presented at Powered by the People. Ontario Library Association (OLA) Superconference, Toronto, ON.

Wheatley, A. (2018, May). Assessing Information Reliability through Snapchat: An Alternative Means for Social Media. Truth & Proof: Fake News, Information Literacy, Retractions, Reproducibility, and New Scholarly Communications. Association of College and Research Library’s (ACRL) North Dakota - Manitoba Annual Symposium.


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