IFLA Statement on Libraries and Artificial Intelligence

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From the International Federation of Library Associations: 

#ArtificialIntelligence and #MachineLearning have deep transformative potential.

How can their development and adoption impact the work and broader social mission of #libraries?

A new IFLA statement outlines some key principles and considerations: https://t.co/v3nS8MTUIF pic.twitter.com/0JwatgRyba

— IFLA (@IFLA) October 22, 2020

Key quote:

The new IFLA FAIFE statement aims to outline key considerations for the use of AI and ML technologies in the library sector, and suggest the roles which libraries should strive to take on in a society with growing AI integration.

The statement includes IFLA recommendations to governments, libraries and library associations for next steps.