Students should check with their instructor to understand their rules and guidelines about AI usage in a course. Researchers and authors should check with their publisher to find out their guidelines for generative AI usage.
If using chatbot or other generative AI-created content, here are ways to acknowledge that usage:
Generative AI and chatbots often produce incorrect, biased or obsolete information. Use reliable sources and verify the accuracy of AI-generated content if you include it in your work.
Examples for different citation styles:
|APA 7 reference||OpenAI. (Year). ChatGPT (Month Day version) [Large language model]. https://chat.openai.com|
|MLA 9 works cited entry||“Tell me about confirmation bias” prompt. ChatGPT, Day Month. version, OpenAI, Day Month Year, chat.openai.com.|
|Chicago footnote||ChatGPT, response to “Tell me about confirmation bias,” Month Day, Year, https://chat.openai.com.|
Different publishers may have different policies on whether or not generative AI is allowed and how to cite it. Check your publisher's information for authors webpage, or contact their editorial staff, for details.