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Artificial Intelligence for Student Research


This guide is a starting point using Generative AI as a student is not meant to be exhaustive. Use the left hand navigation to review various resources owned and subscribed to from the WVC Library, and free resources from the free web.

The WVC Library neither advocates nor endorses any specific AI technologies. We encourage all WVC community to exercise caution and discretion when using AI tools for research. 

What is Artificial Intelligence?


The AI Family Tree Below demonstrates who AI is not singular in it's technology. AI exists with other fields and technologies and how it may disrupt  or enhance these fields. Look at the AI Family Tree Below to gain an understanding of the  different fields and technologies and their relationship to AI.


The AI Family Tree


   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Wheatley, A & Hervieux, S. (2020). The AI family tree [diagram]. The LibrAIry.

WVC Library Books



Machines That Think: The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Business Forecasting: The Emerging Role of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Great Philosophical Objections to Artificial Intelligence
Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
T-Minus AI: Humanity's Countdown to Artificial Intelligence and the New Pursuit of Global Power
How to Compete in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
Political Theory of the Digital Age : where artificial intelligence might take us
Artificial Intimacy: Viritual Friends, Digital Lovers and Algorithmic Matchmakers
Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence can Make Healthcare Human Again