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ChatGPT/ AI & Library Research - Fall 2023: Home

What is Chat GPT?

"Chat GPT is an artificial intelligence program that generates dialogue. Created by Open AI, this high-capable chatbot uses machine learning algorithms to process and analyze large amounts of data to generate responses to user inquiries. This language processing program is able to understand human language as it is spoken and written, allowing it to understand the information it is fed, and what to spit back out. A student can type in a question, and ChatGPT spits back out an easily understandable answer – in a variety of formats with precise stipulations." 

-University of Central Arkansas - 

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What is ChatGPT?

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  1. What are the main issues that arise with using ChatGPT and AI for writing papers?
    • Made up citations
    • Making up or "hallucinating" information it does not know the answer to.
    • Currently, there is a gap in ChatGPT for information after 2021 as it is only trained on data up to 2021.  However, that may not be the case for other AIs.
  2. What does it mean when Artificial Intelligence (AI) “hallucinates”?
    • If AI does not know the information, then it just makes it up.  So accuracy of information could be a problem.  It is also difficult to know when AI hallucinates.


Please contact Dan Chibnall ( or Priya Shenoy ( if you have any questions or resource suggestions.