And other amplifications..... I was especially taken recently by the
operations* work
Thomas Padillo as a visiting scholar at OCLC that temperately bridged
library and DEI values with AI potential, and leveraged an
impressive advisory and landscape group.

All the best,


Jimmy Ghaphery, *(he/his)*
Associate Dean for Scholarly Communications and Publishing
VCU Libraries
Virginia Commonwealth University
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
(804) 827-3551
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On Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 1:40 PM Duhaime, Douglas <[log in to unmask]>

> I'd just like to say that Carl Grant, who heads up the University of
> Oklahoma Library system, is a gentleman and bona fide scholar of AI/ML. His
> teams are doing fantastic work. I'm sure he'd be amazing to work with.
> Yours Cordially,
> Doug
> ________________________________
> From: Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Eric
> Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]>
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> To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Head of Web Services and Artificial
> Intelligence at University of Oklahoma Libraries
> On Sep 21, 2021, at 11:07 AM, Code4Lib Jobs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > The Head of Web Services and Artificial Intelligence leads a working
> group focused on conceptualizing, developing, and implementing projects
> using or demonstrating the effects of artificial intelligence. This
> position will lead the group to produce tangible outcomes in the form of
> applications, workshops, tutorials, presentations, and development
> sandboxes.
> >
> > ...All applications must include a cover letter, resume and list of
> three professional references. Hiring will be contingent upon submission of
> academic transcripts.  To apply for this position, go to
> and search for job number 213274.
> Very interesting! Not many librarians have the phrase "artificial
> intelligence" in their title. I wonder, group, how many of us are worried
> about the application of AI in our workplace? A long time ago I wrote
> expert systems applications, in the hopes of supplementing the reference
> interview process. IMHO, AI does have a place in our profession, but not as
> a replacement but rather as as addition. --Eric Morgan (University of Notre
> Dame)