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Citation Help: Citation & ChatGPT

A guide to citing and writing, with information on APA, MLA, Chicago Manual of Style, and NLM.

How Do I Cite Chat GPT?

Due to the recent developments of Chat GPT, citation standards are still being developed for both APA and MLA style of citations. Please refer to this post in the online MLA Citation Center website to answer the question "How do I cite an artificial intelligence?". 

While APA has not developed a standard for citing ChatGPT, according to this tweet, ChatGPT should be cited as a personal communication. APA is currently accepting feedback at Once they learn more about the subject, they will be able to create more formal guidelines. Stay tuned to their blog and website for up-to-date information!

Citation Help LibGuide

Please refer to our Citation Help Guide (listed below) to go over the rules of plagiarism and to be connected with official resources for MLA and APA Citation. Also, visit us at the Library Reference Desk with any additional questions you might have!

ChatGPT Response: APA Style

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ChatGPT Response: MLA Style

ChatGPT on Citation