APLA Continuing Education Newsletter

February 2022


This month we are focusing on libraries and AI with Martin Chandler. Know of something we’ve missed out on, let us know!



A bit of a preface on AI and its effect on libraries: https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2019/03/01/exploring-ai/


ALA's  discussion of Artificial Intelligence and why it matters for libraries: https://www.ala.org/tools/future/trends/artificialintelligence


San Jose State University has a bit of information around this all as well: https://ischool.sjsu.edu/ciri-blog/future-ai-libraries


IFLA's Statement and further information on AI in libraries: https://repository.ifla.org/handle/123456789/1646


IFLA's Blog post on what libraries can do in an AI world: https://blogs.ifla.org/lpa/2019/07/01/the-robots-are-here-ai-libraries-and-the-internet/


If you want to really get into the weeds, here's An Exploration of Machine Learning in Libraries: https://journals.ala.org/index.php/ltr/article/view/6911/9303


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