(Left to right) Trevor Watkins, , Hannah Byrd Little, director of library and archives at the Webb School in Bell Buckle, Tennessee, Jonathan McMichael, undergraduate success librarian at Arizona State University, Fernando A, and Kate Delaney, public services librarian at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine discuss ChatGPT and other generative AI tools at ALA Annual 2023 in Chicago.

Information Literacy for the ChatGPT Age

June 25, 2023

Delaney moderated the “Core Top Ten Technology Trends: Libraries Take On ChatGPT” panel Saturday, June 24, at American Library Association’s 2023 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago. Four panelists from public, academic, and school libraries shared thoughts on what library workers should know about the technology, how it’s being used, and the potential risks and … Continue reading Information Literacy for the ChatGPT Age

Veronda Pitchford (left) and Callan Bignoli

Technology’s Silver Linings

June 26, 2022

Despite that positive theme, perhaps the most fervent response came when the discussion turned to the controversy of Hoopla’s recent platforming of content advancing white supremacy, COVID misinformation, and conversion therapy. “At a recent meeting in Massachusetts, they relied on the Library Bill of Rights” to justify providing access to these materials, observed Callan Bignoli, … Continue reading Technology’s Silver Linings