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AI is Coming! (but only for the boring stuff)

ChatGPT chip on a computer chip background

Talk delivered by Tim Graves, write up by Sally Hendergate Tim delivered an engaging and informative workshop on using chat bots and Large Language Models (LLMs) – and how we can integrate these into our work to make our lives

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AI at Sussex: Library Conference Workshop

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By Sean Goddard and Daisy Phipps This was a well-paced and interesting led workshop. Using a mixture of presentation styles, including small table group work and discussions, PowerPoint presentations, and longer q and a’s with the workshop leads (George Robinson

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Wild Wellbeing: Reflections from a non-stop musical mind

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By Helena MacCormack Wild Wellbeing is an organisation that describes its field of practice as “ecotherapy”. I describe myself, as I’m sure many higher education professionals would, as an overthinker. Caroline White runs this project and hosted us for a mindful

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Weetabix Trifle and beyond…

Back issues of Woman's Own magazine

By Rose Lock  Women’s magazines. Trivial, eh? Just a collection of inconsequential articles on how to keep your man happy, patterns for knitted shorts, vile make-do-type recipes, and adverts for lipsticks and washing powder.  Well, yes, all of these things

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AI productivity tips from a librarian with too much to read – part 1

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By Tim Graves ChatGPT, Claude and Perplexity I’ll be talking about free versions of three tools I’ve found most useful over the last year when it comes to handling long emails and documents.  ChatGPT  Claude  AI document tactics To illustrate how

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