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Generative AI • Resources & Information: Welcome

Archer Library resources and information on the subject of Generative AI and instruction potential.

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].

Introduction •

Overview • What's Here

This guide presents a collection of library resources and information, including books and eBooks, database articles and journals, open access resources, and internet resources introducing the topic of Generative AI. Item selection spans a variety of articles and media,from introductory videos and general definitions, to database articles and research studies.

The welcome statement for this library guide was generated using ChatGPT with a prompt asking it to write an introduction "welcoming users to a library guide dedicated to generative AI. Page is specific to faculty members and supports the teaching and learning mission of the library." Click here to view the full transcript.

Navigation • Using this Guide

Explore this site using the tabs at the top of the page; 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 Guide topics include: 

  • New to AI? and Looking @ ChatGPT
  • Titles from Archer Library's circulating and reserve collections;
  • Selected eBooks and links to library eBook collections;
  • Articles and journals from library databases;
  • Curated resources and information from The Chronicle of Higher Education & EDUCAUSE;
  • The 2024 EDUCAUSE AI Landscape Study; and
  • Internet resources and RSS Feeds from Tech & Learning and EDUCAUSE.

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 provided in the drop down menu.

Questions? We Can Help

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Diane Schrecker, MLIS, M.Ed.

Curriculum & Instruction Librarian
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☏ 419.207.6406

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