15 Ways Libraries Can Use Generative AI

We all know that AI is transforming the workplace, the information landscape, and that it will have a major impact on library services. But how can we put it to work right now?

Whether you’re in a public library, academic library, school library, or other type of institution, you can explore the transformative power of AI in libraries with this engaging webinar. This webinar is your gateway to integrating generative AI into your library’s offerings, improving efficiency, and engaging your community in new and exciting ways.

Participants will learn about:

  • Basics of Generative AI: A straightforward primer on generative AI and its relevance today.
  • Key AI Tools: Explore ten cutting-edge generative AI tools and how they stand to benefit library environments.
  • 15 Practical Uses of AI in Libraries: Learn how generative AI can be applied in various library functions, including research assistance, instructional design, language learning, library programming design, automating grant writing, professional development, enhancing metadata, and much more.
  • Navigating AI Challenges: Insights into the challenges and ethical considerations of using AI, with strategies for effective management.
  • Skill Building: Tips for writing effective AI prompts and an introduction to the most useful ChatGPT plugins for libraries.

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski is the Director of Innovation & Engagement at the New York Law Institute as well as an award-winning editor and author of 75 books. She is a librarian, an adjunct faculty member at San Jose State University, and an international conference speaker. She can be found at: https://www.amazon.com/author/ellyssa.

This event will be hosted in Zoom. Automatic captions will be enabled for this event. This event will be recorded, and registrants will receive access to the recording within a day after the event ends.

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