Task Force Releases Interim Report on Machine Learning and AI in Academic Libraries

  • Posted on: 4 March 2024
  • By: Katrina

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Task Force on Machine Learning and AI has released its interim report for feedback from the academic community.

The interim report describes use cases for machine learning in university libraries and recommends projects that incorporate machine learning technologies. It also considers key issues such as ethical concerns, technical capacity, available expertise, and infrastructure needs.

Download the Interim Report (PDF)

Comments are invited from across the post-secondary sector and consortial partners. “We encourage readers to review and critique the ideas and actions proposed in the report,” explained Amy Greenberg, OCUL Executive Director. “Feedback is crucial to refine the report’s recommendations and help shape future plans for OCUL initiatives and technology services that involve machine learning.”

Share your feedback on the Interim Report

The final version of the report will be published this summer, incorporating insights gathered from the academic community. The deadline to provide interim report feedback has been extended to March 31, 2024.

Please email ocul [at] ocul.on.ca if an alternative format of the interim report is needed.