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Resources and information on Generative AI (artificial intelligence)
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Generative AI Resources & Information Library Guide

Welcome to the Generative AI Resources & Information library guide. "As champions of knowledge and innovation, we're delighted to present this comprehensive resource tailored specifically for faculty members like you." In this guide, you will "discover a wealth of information, tools, and resources designed to support your teaching and learning endeavors in the dynamic field of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI)" (OpenAI, 2024; Click here to view full transcript).

OpenAI. (2024). ChatGPT 3.5 [Large language model].

Overview • What's Here

This guide presents a collection of library resources and information on the topic of Generative AI. Item selection includes database articles and eBooks, research studies, introductory videos, and general definitions. There is also a growing collection of AI tools and resources for discussing AI & copyright.

Use the tabs at the top of the page to explore; work from left to right, or choose a topic that is of interest to you. When viewing databases, eBook collections, eBooks, journals, and articles from off-campus, authentication is required.  Login using your AU credentials (username & password) for access.

Library Instruction 

Professors have requested an introduction to ChatGPT as a research resource and/or research starter during library instruction sessions. The library instruction tab presents a general introduction to this concept, including a selection of ACRL Framework for Information Literacy standards, learner knowledge practices and dispositions,  that may be addressed during classes.  Two library guide examples are provided in the drop down menu.

Questions? We Can Help

During scheduled library hours of operation, use Ask a Librarian chat on this page for general information inquiries.  Questions may be submitted to chat after hours and will be answered the following business. 

Contact information for Archer Library Departments, faculty, and staff is available on our Library Faculty & Staff page.  Email us at and a librarian will answer or direct your question as needed. If you have questions about library instruction, feel free to email me directly at


Diane Schrecker, MLIS, M.Ed.

Curriculum & Instruction Librarian
Head of the IRC
☏ 419.207.6406

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Archer Library at Ashland University
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Ashland, OH 44805

☏ 419.289.5406

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