Libraries all over the world are increasingly starting to apply artificial intelligence in their work. AI technologies, most notably machine learning, are used to support different aspects of library work, including, creating metadata, enhancing logistical operations and supporting information discovery. This presentation will explore the possibilities of artificial intelligence for libraries focusing especially on case studies of AI in libraries in Finland.
Pirjo Kangas is a higher education librarian from Turku, Finland and a Fulbright Finland Grantee 2019. Pirjo is currently a Fulbrighter at the University of Maryland Libraries. During her time in the US, she is working with a professional project examining AI initiatives and use cases in libraries.