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Ethics Scenarios Of Artificial Intelligence For Information And Knowledge Management And Library Professionals

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posted on 2021-08-11, 09:28 authored by Andrew CoxAndrew Cox

This document contains eight ethics scenarios about Artificial Intelligence (AI) relevant to Information and knowledge management and library professionals.

The document consists of ethics scenarios each followed by a set of notes which are prompts to discussion. The document ends with a set of summative questions, and a very select reading list.

By being made available in CC/BY/SA licence it is made possible for users to edit them to suit a particular sector or organisational context and to update them as new concerns emerge.

It is part of an on-going project to refine understanding of the ethical issues for information professionals, which will be published in the future.



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