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Published in Aaron Tay's Musings about librarianship
Author Aaron Tay

In the last blog post , I argued that despite the advancements in AI thanks to transformer based large language models, most academic search still are focused mostly in supporting exploratory searches and do not focus on optimizing recall and in fact trade off low latency for accuracy.

Published in Bastian Greshake Tzovaras

Last week, I attended “AI” UK – which was organised by The Alan Turing Institute and where I served in a minor role on the program advisory committee – and a workshop on Responsible “AI” , co-organised by some fellow fellows of the Software Sustainability Institute.

Published in Bastian Greshake Tzovaras

Eugenia and I made our first zine, available here , for our ongoing documentary photography project as if the sand were stone . The project focuses on how small villages & hamlets across the Argentinean Pampa are adapting in response to a shift in urbanism and transport – from rail to road. For our first zine, we selected 24 images, all made on black &

Published in Bastian Greshake Tzovaras

Get a copy of the first zine of the project As if the sand were made of stone is an ongoing documentary photography project that we (that is Eugenia and I) are working on. The project covers how small villages & hamlets across rural Argentina – in particular the Argentinean Pampa – are changing and adapting in response to transport shifting from rail to road.

Published in Aaron Tay's Musings about librarianship
Author Aaron Tay

One of the tricks about using the newer "AI powered" search systems like Elicit, SciSpace and even JSTOR experiment search is that they recommend that you type in your query or what you want in full natural language and not keyword search style (where you drop the stop words) for better results. So for example do

Published in Open Access Brandenburg
Author Sharon Hundehege

Autorinnen: Celina Karlsson (0000-0002-5431-8669), Sharon Hundehege (0009-0008-5594-4179)   Im Fokus des 36. Open Access Smalltalks der Vernetzungs- und Kompetenzstelle stand das Forschungsprojekt KidRewi und nutzte die Gelegenheit, sich Teilnehmenden aus verschiedenen Einrichtungen aus vorzustellen.

Published in Bastian Greshake Tzovaras

Photo: VOICES festival Last week I attended the The European Festival of Journalism and Media Literacy , to join a panel on Artificial intelligence – Which skills do I need? . Moderated by Lee Hibbard, the panel consisted of writer Maria Farrell, computational linguist &

Published in Open Access Brandenburg
Author Team OA Brandenburg

Zum landesbezogenen Open-Access-Monitoring des Landes Brandenburg erschien kürzlich der zweite Arbeitsbericht: Open-Access-Kennzahlen in der Deutschen Bibliotheksstatistik (DOI:10.5281/zenodo.10813009). Er konzentriert sich auf die Felder 151.1 und 178.4 der Deutschen Bibliotheksstatistik (DBS). Die genannten Felder erfassen die Ausgaben für Open-Access-Publikationen sowie die Zugänge auf grüne und goldene