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Integration of AI Tools Into Your Research

This guide helps you learn how to integrate generative AI tools into your research.


This guide focuses on generative AI.

We cover only AI that can generate text, images, video, music, or speech. Examples: ChatGPT, Microsoft Copilot, Gemini, Perplexity, Adobe Firefly, Midjourney, Eleven Labs, and more.

Last updated on July 11, 2024.

We aim to keep this guide up to date. But since new developments are happening so quickly, it's possible this may be out of date when you read it.


This guide serves as a starting point for thinking about using generative AI tools in your research. It provides information for thinking about the ethics of using AI, links to sites that will help you keep up to date with AI developments and also provides information about select AI tools that we believe are particularly useful.


spotlightThis library guide is part of our “spotlight on the disciplines” literacy tier. In this tier you will be introduced to advanced academic research skills.

This guide is aimed at Baylor researchers, to help them integrate AI tools into their research process.

We also offer a Student Guide to ChatGPT, a Instructor Guide to ChatGPT, and FAQs about generative AI.

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