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Amanda Wheatley

amanda.wheatley [at] mcgill.ca 514-398-3921

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


Subjects

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Career and Professional Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Marketing

Liaison Librarian for Management, Business, and Entrepreneurship

Education

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

Information Literacy

Gamification

Emerging Technologies

Artificial Intelligence

Virtual Reference

Entrepreneurship

Professional Associations

Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL)

  • Publications Committee, Chair 2018 - 2020
  • Membership Committee 2018 - Present

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

  • College & Research Section, Vice-President 2019 - 2020

National Entrepreneurship Librarians

Selected Publications

Wheatley, A. & Hervieux, S. (2019). Artificial intelligence in academic libraries: An environmental scan. Information 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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