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Application of artificial intelligence to replace academic libraries: The librarian’s perspective


Library Herald

Year : 2023, Volume : 61, Issue : 3

First page : ( 89) Last page : ( 98)

Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469.

Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2023.00029.5


Application of artificial intelligence to replace academic libraries: The librarian’s perspective


Rodrigues Maya Carvalhoe

College Librarian, Nirmala Institute of Education, Altinho Panajo, Goa


Abstract

Libraries have evolved immensely in the years since computer access became extensively available, and the rate of change has quickened Libraries have embraced, and in some cases facilitated, new technology and procedures that have enhanced their ability to fulfill their basic mission: providing customers with access to as much material as possible for the acquisition of knowledge and enjoyment of reading. The application of Artificial Intelligence in libraries has been giving a breakthrough for the information sector. Technological advancements can fortify numerous human capabilities such as calculating, reading, speaking, grasping, remembering, making judgments, and interactive learning. The application of artificial intelligence in virtual reference services is considered to provide a modern online service model for libraries. Librarians are continuously on the cutting edge of innovation to engage and improve services for their users, a few of the valid additions include virtual realities that engage users with libraries and develop information literacy skills. The application of artificial intelligence within the library has become inescapable. AI can help librarians improve their efficiency, accuracy, and relevance in providing information and resources to their patrons. Libraries and information centers are actively monitoring developments in the usage of AI to satisfy their different service demands. AI can help libraries organize, store, and retrieve information to better manage their digital holdings.


Keywords

Artificial Intelligence, Academic Libraries, Library Services.


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