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How Do I Cite Generative AI?

A guide to citing AI-generated content in APA, MLA, Chicago, IEEE, and Vancouver styles.

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  • - Access available through the McMaster Library databases list. Scite is a tool which offers a quantitative and qualitative insight into how scientific publications cite each other. Scite uses access to full-text articles and its deep learning model to tell you, for a given publication:
    • how many times it was cited by others
    • how it was cited by others by displaying the text where the citation happened from each citing paper
    • whether each citation offers supporting or contrasting evidence of the cited claims in the publication of interest, or simply mention it.

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  • Analysis: ChatGPT: Student insights are necessary to help universities plan for the future (March 28, 2023)
    In response to the rise of AI technologies like OpenAI's ChatGPT, Alpha Abebe, an assistant professor of Communication Studies and Media Arts at McMaster University, and Fenella Amarasinghe, a PhD candidate at York University, stress the need for student inclusion in education decision-making processes. They advocate for understanding student motivations for using such tools, ensuring equitable access, and encouraging student-led research to shape the future of education.

  • ‘It has become necessary to have conversations about AI’s role within the academic setting’ (July 7, 2023)
    Simon Buckingham Shum, a professor of Learning Informatics from the University of Technology Sydney, emphasized the necessity of embracing generative AI in education during the keynote address at the 2023 Educational Innovation Symposium. Reflecting on his speech, educators and students from McMaster University acknowledged the transformative potential of AI, the importance of regulating its use, and the need to prepare students for AI integration in the workforce, while maintaining academic integrity and promoting ethical engagement.

  • Book coverIntegrating Artificial Intelligence in Business Education (2024) by DeGroote Teaching and Learning Services Team; Jammal Dell; Irina Ghilic, Ph.D.; and Amy Pachai, Ph.D.
    This interactive, open access e-book serves as a guide for business educators, staff, and students, emphasizing the transformative role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in business education. It includes foundational knowledge about AI, practical applications in course design and delivery, strategies for ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusivity in AI use, and guidance for creating business cases that mirror real-world challenges.

Resources to Learn More about Generative AI

NOTE: The author of Co-Intelligence and the preceding blog posts is featured in the Wharton Interactive AI videos noted above.

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