Dewey Decibel Podcast: AI in Academic Libraries

Episode 37 looks at libraries working with artificial intelligence

April 30, 2019

Dewey Decibel: AI in Academic Libraries

Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere: from virtual assistants in smartphones and self-driving cars to data-crunching machine learning programs, AI is changing how we live and work. And libraries across the country are implementing this growing technology.

In Episode 37, Dewey Decibel explores how two academic libraries use AI to reach students and advance research. First, Dewey Decibel host and American Libraries Senior Editor Phil Morehart speaks with Nicole Coleman, digital research architect at Stanford (Calif.) University Libraries, about the importance of AI for libraries and the university’s multiple AI programs. Then Bohyun Kim, chief technology officer and associate professor at University of Rhode Island Libraries and 2018–2019 president of the Library and Information Technology Association, tells us about the university’s AI lab for students and faculty and provides tips for libraries interested in exploring AI.

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Episode 37 is sponsored by:


Bohyun Kim, chief technology officer at the University of Rhode Island Libraries in Kingston

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