Andrea Miller-Nesbitt

Andrea Miller-Nesbitt

andrea.miller-nesbitt [at] 514-398-1663

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


  • Anatomy & Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Environment (Downtown Campus)
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology and immunology
  • Office for Students with Disabilities
  • Pharmacology and 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 Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Environmental Studies (Downtown Campus), Human Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Physiology as well as Student Accessibility and Achievement. My research interests include Universal Design and libraries, information literacy and informal learning.


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

Areas of interest

    Selected publications

    Fitzgibbons, M., Kloda, L., & Miller-Nesbitt, A. (2017). Exploring the value of academic librarians' participation in Journal clubs. College and Research Libraries, 78(6), 774-788. doi:10.5860/crl.78.6.774

    Grunbaum, A., Gilfix, B., Hoffman, R., Lavergne, V. Morris, M., Miller-Nesbitt, A. & Gosselin, S. (In press).  Review of the effect of intravenous lipid emulsion on laboratory analyses.  Clinical Toxicology.   

    Lange, J., Miller-Nesbitt, A. & Severson, S. (In press). Reducing noise in the academic library: The effectiveness of installing noise meters.  Library HiTech.

    Gosselin, S., Morris, M., Miller-Nesbitt, A., Hoffman, R. S., Hayes, B. D., Turgeon, A. F., . . . Lavergne, V. (2015). Methodology for AACT evidence-based recommendations on the use of intravenous lipid emulsion therapy in poisoning. Clinical Toxicology, 53(6), 557-564.

    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.  

    Miller-Nesbitt, A., & Abbaspour, P. (2014). Blacker-Wood Collection in Zoology and Ornithology. In J. Tomm & R. Virr (Eds.), Meetings With Books: Special Collections in the 21st Century (pp. 142-143). Montreal, QC: McGill University Library and Archives.

    Miller-Nesbitt, A., & Schreiner, M. (2013).  Librarians and archivists to PalestineFeliciter, 59(6), 32-34.

    Joyce, D., & Miller-Nesbitt, A. (2013). Keep up with today's changing youth. Feliciter, 59(5), 3-4.

    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.

    Radical Reference Montreal. (2013). Radical reference: Answers for those who question authority. Feliciter, 59(2), 12-13.


    Selected talks and presentations

    Thomson, R. & Miller-Nesbitt, A.  (2015, November).  Forging a new path in Montreal: Universal Design in higher education.  Presentation at the L’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec/Quebec Library Association College & Research Libraries Section Evening with the Experts event, Concordia University, Montreal, QC. 

    Miller-Nesbitt, A., Boden, A., Booth, A., Adamczyk, A., Ambriz, L., Billman, B.L., …Woznica, A. (2015, May). Applying “Best Fit” Frameworks to Systematic Review Data Extraction.  Presented at the meeting of the 7th International Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML) International Conference, Paris, France.

    Miller-Nesbitt, A., Kloda, L., & Fitzgibbons, M. (2015, May). Exploring the value of journal club participation using a hermeneutic dialectic process.  Presented at the 7th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML) International Conference, Paris, France.

    Boden, C., Adamczyk, A., Ambriz, L., Billman, B., Booth, A., Miller-Nesbitt, A., …Woznica, A.  (2015, May). Librarian knowledge and skills of tools for visualizing, mining and managing large and complex research data: A systematic review.  Poster presented at the Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.

    Morris, M., Boden, C., & Miller-Nesbitt, A. (2014, June). Distributed Collaborative Virtual Systematic Reviewing: A Blueprint for the Future? Lightning talks session at the Canadian Health Libraries Association Conference, Montreal, QC. 

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

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

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

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

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

    Professional activities


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