AI4LAM is an international, participatory community focused on advancing the use of artificial intelligence in, for and by libraries, archives and museums. 

Community call: September 19 2023

Our next call is taking place September 19, 2023 at 3pm UTC (8 AM California | 11 AM Washington DC | 16:00 UK | 17:00 Oslo & Paris | 01:00 (+1) Sydney | 03:00 (+1) Wellington).

The theme of this month's Community Call is on Low Resource Languages. We will be joined by two speakers who utilise AI/ML in their work to tackle a multitude of issues faced when dealing with low-resource languages. 

Chahan Vidal-Gorene (École nationale des Chartes-PSL, Calfa) will be discussing 'Dealing with Under-Resourced Oriental Scripts with AI', and Konstantinos Chatzitheodorou (Pangeanic) will present 'Building Machine-Translation Systems in Low-Resourced Languages for Europeana'.

Full details and joining link can be found in the agenda.

Fantastic Futures 2023: 15-17 November

This year's Fantastic Futures Conference is taking place at Internet Archive Canada in Vancouver, Canada. More information can be found on their website.

The Call for Proposals is now closed, thank you for all of your applications! These are being reviewed, and we will be in touch shortly regarding outcomes.

Keep an eye out next month for more information on registration and our program. We can't wait to see you in Vancouver!


Contribute to the ai4lam registry : go read our blogpost

The « AI Registry » pages are collaborative pages… So feel free to add contents directly with the Google Form: everybody can contribute! 

You can add projects, activities, and organizations related to artificial intelligence in libraries, archives, and museums.

You can also add datasets and models readily available for reuse in your own AI. 

Conferences: Fantastic Futures

Every year the community ai4lam meets at a conference called "Fantastic Futures"

The first one was in 2018 organized by the National library of Norway in Oslo, the second was in 2019 organized by the Stanford University Libraries and the third one was in 2021 organized at the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris.

For more informations:

Conference in the National library of Norway

Conference in Stanford University libraries

Conference in the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Community Calls

ai4lam holds open community calls on the third Tuesday of each month at 8 AM PT | 11 AM ET | 4 PM UK | 5 PM CET.  Join the ai4lam Slack or the Google Group for connection information.

We have working groups! Have a look at the "Working Groups" section to get more information. It is up to you now!

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