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Cork Lifelong Learning Festival: Artificial Intelligence for Information Searching

Cork Lifelong Learning Festival: Artificial Intelligence for Information Searching In-Person

The aim of the session will be to explore how large language model (LLM) tools like ChatGPT and Microsoft Copilot might be used as part of the information search process. The session will include discussion, demonstrations and hands-on exercises, and consideration of appropriate use of artificial intelligence (AI) and critical appraisal. 

Intended audience: anyone with little to no experience in AI 

Learning Objectives
On completing the session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe in simple terms what large language models like ChatGPT are and how they work
  • Describe some of the potential uses, while being conscious of the limitations
  • Apply prompts in a structured way to obtain the best information for your need
  • Evaluate the information you obtain through AI tools

Related LibGuide: Digital Scholarship Studio by Martin O'Driscoll

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
11:00 - 12:30
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Digital Scholarship Studio Computers
UCC Library:
Boole Library
  Everyone     Library Staff     Postgraduates     UCC Staff     UCC Undergraduates  

Registration is required. There are 9 seats available.

Event Organizer

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Benjamin Williamson

Learning and Teaching Librarian
Boole Library
University College Cork
T12 ND89

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Ronan Madden

Learning & Teaching Librarian

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Stephanie Chen

Digital Learning Specialist,
UCC Library 

Email: stephanie.chen@ucc.ie 

Digital Scholarship Studio