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ChatGPT + AI 2024 Bootcamp for Libraries and Librarians - ChatGPT for Personal, Professional, and Program Growth

ChatGPT + AI 2024 Bootcamp for Libraries and Librarians - ChatGPT for Personal, Professional, and Program Growth Online

ChatGPT + AI 2024 Bootcamp for Libraries and Librarians:
Understanding and Harnessing the Power of Generative AI with Library 2.0's Steve Hargadon

3 x 1-hour live online sessions with non-expiring access to recordings

Discover the transformative potential of ChatGPT and generative AI in this three-session bootcamp as we examine the impacts these technologies will have on library professionals and the modern library. Join us as we dive into the world of artificial intelligence, exploring its capabilities and applications, while also becoming aware of best practices and guidelines for ethical and responsible use.

As AI reshapes the information landscape, librarians have an unprecedented opportunity to leverage these tools to enhance their services, support their communities, facilitate innovation, and accentuate and magnify personal and professional learning. Don't miss this chance to stay ahead of the curve as libraries and librarianship are transformed in this new world of learning and creativity. 


This online bootcamp series is designed to equip librarians with a core understanding of generative AI and with the knowledge and skills that are needed to integrate ChatGPT and other tools into library programming and their personal and professional learning.

The three one-hour sessions will include Q&A time which may go beyond the hour. All sessions can be attended live, will be recorded, and will be available to participants with non-expiring access.

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2024, 2:00 - 3:00 PM US-EASTERN TIME: "ChatGPT for Personal, Professional, and Program Growth"

    • ChatGPT to deepen subject knowledge and remain current on interdisciplinary research.
    • ChatGPT to acquire new skills, identify relevant learning opportunities, network, personalize learning plans, map career development, set professional goals, and track progress.
    • Customizing ChatGPT interactions to specific needs, preferences, and learning styles.
    • Developing structured AI training and professional development.
    • Building a culture of innovation and continuous learning.
    • Inspiring creativity, fostering a culture of experimentation, and driving continuous improvement.
    • Integrating ChatGPT into libraries services to improve the overall library experience for patrons and staff.
    • Program and event creation with ChatGPT - brainstorm, design, and develop educational programs and workshops.
    • ChatGPT support for answering patron questions, streamlining research processes, and efficiently locating relevant resources.
    • ChatGPT for collection development and management.
    • ChatGPT for analyzing user data, automating processes, identifying trends in library usage, cataloging and digitizing efforts, and making informed decisions about acquisitions and weeding.
    • ChatGPT to assist students with research, essay writing, brainstorming, citation management, critical thinking, and originality.
    • Supporting digital literacy skills: educating patrons and students about AI ethics.
    • Helping patrons and students unlock ChatGPT's potential from personal learning to résumé building, cover letter writing, interview preparation, and career exploration.
    • Introducing ChatGPT to your community.
    • Enhancing community outreach to better serve diverse patron population and tailor library services to different community needs.


Friday, June 14, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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