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Andrea Alessandro Gasparini finished in February 2020 his Ph.D. at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway. Right after he had a position in the same department as a senior lecturer, and thereafter as acting group leader of the “Regenerative Technologies” research group. He has also worked for more than 20 years as a chief engineer at the University of Oslo Library. He has been working with e-readers and tablet PCs in a primary school and the University of Oslo for his master's thesis. His Ph.D. is about the use of Design Thinking and Service Design in academic libraries. Andrea Gasparini could test his approach in Norway, Italy, the USA, and Uganda. In addition, he received in 2017 a grant to study ways of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) combined with a designerly and user-centered approach in the context of an academic library.

Friday, June 14th

The endeavour of using AI in research libraries - a designerly perspective