How do I cite AI-generated content in scholarly research?


Before you begin scholarly research, verify if and how you are allowed to use generative AI in your work. If AI-generated content is permitted, then you must appropriately cite the AI-generated content in your work according to the instructor’s or publisher’s guidance, following the appropriate citation style. 

As generative AI tools continue to evolve, citation templates will continue to change, so it is a good idea to confirm citation guidelines at each use. You can do so by looking under the appropriate citation guide’s Internet sources > Generative AI guidance.  

Current guidance follows: 


Please note, the information presented by the Library about copyright and AI is intended for information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. While we cannot provide legal advice, we can help explain copyright-related issues in greater detail and share tools that can help you navigate your decision making. 

Copyright and AI is rapidly evolving, and this document will be revisited regularly to remain up to date with the latest legislation, technology, legal opinions, and scholarship.  

  • Last Updated Aug 07, 2023
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