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Citation Guides

Guides on everything related to citing sources: MLA and APA style, citing websites, and avoiding plagiarism.

MLA Generative AI (ChatGPT)

General guidance:

  • Do not cite the AI tool as an author, but as a tool used to edit, translate, summarize, or other.
  • Do not trust the AI tool to provide citations, as these tools often create false citations to make it look like it used scholarly sources in creating a response or summary.

We recommend you read the following post from MLA Style website on how to cite use of generative AI in your work:

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