Searching for information with AI

1-day session on using (generative) AI applications in the library.
This course provides an in-depth exploration of artificial intelligence (AI) in the context of information search. From the latest developments in generative AI and Large Language Models to practical applications of advanced tools and applications, this course provides an in-depth understanding of how AI is transforming the search experience. Explore the future of information management and discover how AI is changing not only search, but also the creation, storage and verification of information.
In recent months, not a day goes by without Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Chat GPT-like applications being in the news. These so-called generative AI applications can count on both positive and negative reactions. To get a good idea of what exactly these types of applications are, what they do, what the dangers and benefits they provide for libraries it is important to gain basic knowledge -and insights into AI and its applications. Firstly to educate your patrons and stakeholders, secondly to improve your own (information) services.
In our 3-hour session ‘AI in the library and media library’ we discuss Chat GPT and similar applications and their role within information services.

Objective / Results

Upon completion of the course, you will have an understanding of how AI applications can impact information search and be able to deploy them within your operations.

Target audience

The course is intended for anyone in information services who wants to gain knowledge and insight into the (im)possibilities of AI in the context of information searching and finding.


During the session, the following topics will be covered in an interactive way:
  • The possibilities of AI in information services.
  • AI is more than the recent hype around ChatGPT.
  • AI is here to stay – especially for every information professional
  • The fundamental change of online search
  • The developments in generative AI and LLMs (Large Language Models).
  • Useful tools and applications.
  • The downsides of AI-generated information.


Upon completion of the course you will receive a ‘certificate of participation’.


2 July 2024 ( 1x 3 hour Online video class)

18 September 2024 ( 1x 3 hour Online video class)

USD 95,00 (VAT exempt)



09:00 AM – 11:30 EST / 16:00 – 18:30 CET

Tel GO: + 31 70 351 2380

Tel DLIS office:  + 1 (876) 927-2944

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