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Generative Artificial Intelligence: How to Cite AI

Citing Generative AI

3 steps for citing GenAI in your work

question iconMake sure it is ethical for you to use GenAI output (see AI and Academic Integrity).

question iconFact-check any content you plan to use to ensure accuracy and reliability.

question iconCite or acknowledge your use properly.


See below for guidance on how to cite/acknowledge the use of GenAI.

Citing AI in MLA style

Citing AI in APA style

Citing AI in Chicago Style

Other Citation Options

Check out these resources, if you have content that may not fall under an available standard. If creating something for publication, always check to see if the resource's style guide includes how to cite AI. 

Copyright and AI

This page was created in collaboration with Tricia Bertram Gallant, P.h.D., Director of UCSD Academic Integrity Office & Triton Testing Center.