AI and Privacy
In the flurry of articles about possible uses of newly powerful AI tools, there seem to be a couple of possible interpretations: it’s great and will make everything better and easier! or: it’s the end of the world as we know it and it will ruin educationStudent Scholarship: Kubota Legacy Garden Booklet, "The Life & Legacy of Fujitarō Kubota"
Landscape designer Fuitaro Kubota is well-known for merging Japanese tradition with PNW native plants. Read more about this legacy in Seattle and here on campus in the "Kubota Legacy Garden Booklet" by Amelia Delgado, Naomi Kasumi, and Shannon Britton.Care, academic excellence, justice: How can you ethically and responsibly use ChatGPT?
How does the use of emerging technology like ChatGPT support or challenge our stated values at SU? We aim for academic excellence, we aim to think critically, we aim to avoid bias and promote justice.AI in Business and Business Schools
AI has grabbed headlines around academia a lot recently. However, its been making waves, especially in the business world for far longer. Read on for a snapshot of AI in business today, and how we might approach conversations on AI with business studentsSlice & Advice Research Party 5/30/23 @ 12pm!
Come get a slice of pizza and some advice from Learning Assistance Programs, the Writing Center, and Research Librarians!
Reflections on AI and Librarianshipby Jacob Smit on 2023-04-28T10:13:00-07:00 in Communication and Media, Computer Science, Education, Library Skills, Library and Information Science, Research Tools | 0 Comments
Innovation. Disruption. Inquiry. Access.
These are concepts headlining conversations about artificial intelligence (AI), known as machine learning (ML), and libraries. In academic libraries, we’re thinking about adaptive strategies to be successful in an AI/ML driven world. Is AI being used in libraries? Will AI replace librarians? Are there advantages of AI in libraries?
Spoiler alert: AI is being used in libraries. AI will not replace librarians. There are advantages––and disadvantages of AI in libraries.
Here at Seattle University, Library Faculty are exploring other questions. What is AI literacy and why is it important? What competencies are needed to critically evaluate AI technologies? To communicate and collaborate effectively with AI? To use AI as a tool online, in the workplace, and at home? What are the implications and applications of AI for academic libraries? How might AI change academic library work at Seattle University?
We suggest that AI literacy will equip current and future AI adopters to deploy and use the technology responsibly and equitably. To further our understanding of AI and its impact on libraries/librarianship, but ultimately on research, I’m especially pleased to introduce the AI and Librarianship Blog Series to the campus community.
This series will cover a variety of topics connecting developments in the field of artificial intelligence, technology, and academic libraries/librarianship. For discussions about ChatGPT and generative AI, classroom uses for ChatGPT, or issues surrounding academic integrity, we recommend you explore resources shared by the Center for Digital Learning and Innovation. In each Blog post, we will strive to provide cross-linking to SeattleU websites (CDLI) and materials in our collections related to the topic.
Our posts in the series include:
- Sarah Barbara Watstein, Dean Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons
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