Emerging Intelligent Technologies for Smart School Libraries

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Augustine Chineme Opurum Millie Nne Horsfall


The paper considered emerging intelligent technologies for smart school libraries: a meticulous compendium. Emerging intelligent technologies are innovations in technologies, software, or applications that enable librarians to adequately prepare and present information content in an enticing way to users or learners, resulting in effective information service delivery. It pictured a smart school library as a smart center in the school library that makes learning and other educational activities interactive. Speed reading software, Plotagon, and mathematics problem-solving software amongst others were identified as emerging intelligent technologies that can be used for smart school libraries. The paper acknowledged the absence of technological literacy, poor attitude of library personnel, and poor funding as factors militating against the use of emerging intelligent technologies in school libraries. Therefore, it was recommended amongst others, that school librarians regard emerging intelligent technologies as agents of library transformation since this will help them accept and employ such technologies.

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OPURUM, Augustine Chineme; HORSFALL, Millie Nne. Emerging Intelligent Technologies for Smart School Libraries. Zambia Journal of Library & Information Science (ZAJLIS ), ISSN: 2708-2695, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 2, p. 19-23, dec. 2023. ISSN 2708-2695. Available at: <https://zajlis.unza.zm/index.php/journal/article/view/120>. Date accessed: 18 june 2024.
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