AI in Libraries

How are libraries using AI? Where can I go to learn more? What should I be doing with AI now, and what should I be preparing for? The collection of resources and information below aims to help you understand AI and how you can harness it to improve your work and become more efficient through the use of AI. Beyond this point, everything on this page (other than direct links to resources) will be AI generated and human edited!

Welcome to the Future: Harnessing AI in Libraries

Welcome to the future of libraries, where the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the way we manage information, engage patrons, and enhance library services. In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, libraries play a crucial role in providing access to knowledge and information. With AI, libraries can take their services to new heights, offering innovative solutions that meet the needs of their communities more effectively than ever before.

What is AI and How Does it Work in Libraries?

Artificial Intelligence refers to the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, including learning, reasoning, and self-correction. In libraries, AI technologies can be employed to automate tasks, analyze vast amounts of data, and provide personalized experiences to patrons.

Applications of AI in Libraries

Benefits of AI for Libraries

Get Started with AI in Your Library

Ready to harness the power of AI in your library? Whether you're looking to implement chatbots, improve search capabilities, or enhance digital preservation efforts, there are numerous resources and tools available to help you get started. Explore our curated list of AI solutions for libraries and join us on the journey towards a smarter, more efficient, and more engaging library experience for all.

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AI tools to explore

Here's a curated list of AI tools and resources that library professionals can explore to get started using AI in their work:

By exploring these AI tools and resources, library professionals can unlock new opportunities for innovation, efficiency, and user engagement in their organizations.

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How are libraries using AI?

Here are some real-world examples of how libraries have used AI in various projects:

These examples illustrate the diverse ways in which libraries are leveraging AI technologies to enhance services, improve accessibility, and better meet the needs of their patrons in the digital age.

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Resources to learn more:

Wyoming State Library: Practical Applications of AI In Libraries

AI in Education and Libraries: Taking Privacy, Security, and Equity into Account

Understanding Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Librarians

2023 ai4Libraries Conference: AI in Library Technical Services

Library Makers Tool Talk: Navigating AI in the Library

Libraries in response AI series:

Libraries In Response: AI and "The Future of Human Agency"

Libraries In Response: Library Strategies on Artificial Intelligence - what's your plan?!

Libraries In Response: Developing a Library Strategic Response to Artificial Intelligence

Libraries In Response: State Libraries and AI Tools (SLAAIT)