A deep dive into artificial intelligence: Find these resources in EBRPL’s digital library

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Artificial intelligence has long been the plot of science fiction novels and horror movies, but today, it is also becoming a common topic in the workplace. As companies grapple with using AI to improve their efficiency and ease their workload, they must also set standards and guidelines for its ethical use. The East Baton Rouge Parish Library has a multitude of resources in the Digital Library, as well as an upcoming speaker this month, to help you better understand and use this emerging technology. Here are just a few examples:

LinkedIn Learning 

  • AI Trends
  • GPT-4: The New GPT Release and What You Need to Know
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Ya Xu: How to Turn AI from a Buzz Word to a Business Tool

Gale Presents: Udemy

  • AI for Business Leaders
  • ChatGPT Marketing: Create Complete Campaigns w/ Chat GPT AI
  • ChatGPT: Complete ChatGPT Course for Work 2023
  • How to use Artificial Intelligence – A Guide for Everyone!


  • Artificial Intelligence Business: How you can profit from AI
  • Artificial Intelligence for Dummies
  • ChatGPT: Possibilities and Pitfalls


  • ChatGPT for Designers
  • Everyday Innovation: Leveraging ChatGPT in Our Daily Lives


  • Artificial Intelligence 2023 Report
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) deployment status in organizations in the United States in 2022


  • Four Battlegrounds: Power in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Paul Scharre
  • Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control by Stuart Russell
  • I, Human: AI, Automation, and the Quest to Reclaim What Makes Us Unique by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
  • Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Joseph Aoun

“The Rise of AI: How Everyone Can Benefit”

Visit the Main Library Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. to hear from accomplished businessman and
speaker Henry Hays. Hays spent 20 years in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, most notably building the commercial team at Avanir Pharmaceuticals, where it reached peak sales of $110 million a year. Avanir was purchased for $3.5 billion, the highest multiple in the history of that industry. Hays’ new mission became spreading the power of disruptive innovation coming to all aspects of business around the world. Currently, he is the co-founder and CEO of DisruptReady, a disruptive upskilling company that educates on emerging technology, particularly artificial intelligence.