Available Until 7/11/2024

AI, Higher Education, and Medical Librarianship: Opportunities and Risks*

For more information or to schedule this course, please contact Erica Lake, AHIP, at erica-lake@uiowa.edu . 

This presentation on the most recent developments of Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems will discuss the basic principles of ChatGPT and other generative AIs, provide real-time demonstrations of how to use generative AI systems, examine the historical use of AI technology, and encourage discussion about the potential costs and harms of powerful AI systems. The session will provide attendees with an encouraging environment to experiment with and learn about increasingly important AI topics and tools in the context of higher education and medical librarianship. 

Resource URLhttps://www.nnlm.gov/training/class/ai-higher-education-and-medical-librarianship-opportunities-and-risks 

Learning Objectives

The NNLM Region 6 Spotlight Speaker Series features presentations from guests on topics of interest to those interested in health information, outreach, programming, and more. Topics provide information to help attendees:

  • Know their communities
  • Better understand health consumers
  • Evaluate health information
  • Increase knowledge of resources and subjects
  • Improve health-related communication, reference, instruction, and programming 
  • Increase health literacy
  • Understand and explore the relationship between technology and health
  • Explore ethical and legal issues.

This presentation meets the NNLM goal of supporting a highly trained workforce for biomedical and health information resources and data by increasing awareness of generative AI.


1-hour webinar:

10 minutes    Welcome to session, introduction to NNLM and Region 6, and speaker introduction
40 minutes    Speaker presentation
10 minutes    Q&A and session wrap-up

MLA CE Credit: 1.0