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Friday, May 19, 2023
SIG IL Webinar 2023

The IATUL Special Interest Group for Information Literacy invites you to the following webinar:

Critical Perspectives on Generative Artificial Intelligence.
The Role of the Information Literacy Librarian.

Date:   31 May, 2023
Time:  15:00-16:30 CET (Please check your time zone)

Webinar link

This webinar will explore the implications of Generative Artificial Intelligence on library services, research, and instruction. From exploring the role of the Information Literacy Librarian to considering the impact of AI on student learning, this event will provide a unique opportunity to explore the potential of Generative Artificial Intelligence in an engaging and thought-provoking way.

About the speakers:

Dr Andrew Cox

Senior Lecturer Information School, University of Sheffield, UK.
Artificial Intelligence and the Library

Andrew’s research and teaching focuses on the response of the information profession to such trends as datafication and the rise of artificial...

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Monday, May 15, 2023
IATUL Seminar 2023 in Türkiye

Dear Colleagues,

This year’s IATUL Seminar will be held at Atatürk Culture Center, Konak, İzmir, Türkiye, between 4-7 September 2023, hosted by İzmir Institute of Technology (IZTECH) and supported by the IATUL Board of Directors.

The organizers are pleased to invite you to contribute to the program. The conference theme is “Libraries as Transformers”.

IATUL offers access to an influential and inclusive community of university and research libraries from around the world. It brings together library professionals from over 70 countries to exchange ideas, expand professional networks, create new collaborations, and work together on multinational projects exploring the current significant challenges.

Libraries as Transformers

The digital age has offered libraries a tremendous opportunity to transform themselves into places where people can get access to a wide variety of digital resources and learn how to use digital technologies effectively. They have then become hubs of information, technology, and community engagement, thereby acting as transformers of the society at large in its dealings with education, work,...

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