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A LibGuide for librarians to share information on approach the use of AI and information literacy

Generative Artificial Intelligence and Library Instruction

This LibGuide lists resources and strategies to assist Librarians in discussing and providing instruction on Generative Artificial Intelligence as it relates to Libraries. Please let me know if you are interested in contributing/editing this guide.


Dwivedi, Y. K., Kshetri, N., Hughes, L., Slade, E. L., Jeyaraj, A., Kar, A. K., . . . Carter, L. (2023). Opinion Paper: "So what if ChatGPT wrote it?" Multidisciplinary perspectives on opportunities, challenges and implications of generative conversational AI for research, practice and policy. International Journal of Information Management, 71, doi:10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2023.102642

Fernandez, P. (2023). Some observations on generative text artificial intelligence's impact on libraries Part 1. Library Hi Tech News, 40(4), 1-5. doi:10.1108/LHTN-05-2023-0076

Houston, A. B., & Corrado, E. M. (2023). Embracing ChatGPT: Implications of Emergent Language Models for Academia and Libraries. Technical Services Quarterly, 40(2), 76-91. doi:10.1080/07317131.2023.2187110 (permalink to UM access)

Lo, L. S. (2023). The CLEAR path: A framework for enhancing information literacy through prompt engineering. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 49(4), doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2023.102720 (permalink to UM access)

Ridley, M., & Pawlick-Potts, D. (2021). Algorithmic Literacy and the Role for Libraries. Information Technology & Libraries, 40(2), 1-15. doi:10.6017/ital.v40i2.12963

Rigby, M. (2023). Artificial imaginings: ChatGPT envisions its future in academic libraries. College & Research Libraries News, 84(7), 258-259. doi:10.5860/crln.84.7.258 (permalink to UM access)

Wang, B., Rau, P.-L. P., & Yuan, T. (2023). Measuring user competence in using artificial intelligence: validity and reliability of artificial intelligence literacy scale. Behaviour & Information Technology, 42(9), 1324-1337. doi:10.1080/0144929X.2022.2072768

Bowman, S. R. (2023) Eight Things to Know about Large Language Models. [Online]