Amanda Wheatley

amanda.wheatley [at] 514-398-3921

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

Headshot of Amanda Wheatley from the neck up. Amanda is a smiling white woman with long brown hair and blue eyes. She is standing in front of a wall of vegetation and wearing a dark blue dress with small gold hearts patterned, only the shoulders are visible.

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)

  • Board of Directors, 2021-2024
    • Chair, 2022-2023
    • Vice-Chair, 2021-2022
  • Publications Committee
    • Member, 2022 - Present
    • Chair, 2018 - Present
  • Membership Committee
    • Member, 2018 - Present

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

  • College & Research Section
    • President 2020-2021
    • Vice-President - 2019-2020

National Entrepreneurship Librarians Group

Selected Publications

Hervieux, S. & Wheatley, A. (2022). The rise of AI: Implications and applications of artificial intelligence in academic libraries. Association of College and Research Libraries 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. & Armstrong, S. (2021). Entrepreneurship research guide design at Canadian university libraries. Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship 26(1-2).

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). 

Selected Presentations

Wheatley, A. (2022, November). Sustainable solutions: Using the Impact Gaps Canvas as a Research Tool. Libraries Support Social Entrepreneurship Across the World. Entrepreneurship and Libraries Conference. Online.

Wheatley, A. (2022, May). There and back again: Adapting active learning instruction from in-person to remote to in-person once more. We Can Do It: Retooling Library Instruction for Today’s Learning Environments. LOEX Conference. Ypsilanti, MI.

Power, H. & Wheatley, A. (2022, March). Library support for engineering entrepreneurs: Fostering innovation and societal change. Mapping the New Open for Research Libraries. Research Libraries UK Conference. Online.

Hervieux, S. & Wheatley, A. (2022, March). Bias, ethics and artificial intelligence: Research libraries as a centre for community learning and discussion. Mapping the New Open for Research Libraries. Research Libraries UK Conference. Online.

Wheatley, A. & Hervieux, S. (2021, May). Keeping up with AI: Providing artificial intelligence literacy instruction in the library. Visions of the Possible. Workshop for Instruction in Library Use, Online.

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.

Wheatley, A & Hervieux, S. (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.


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