ChatGPT and other AI tools

Learn about using and researching AI tools like ChatGPT.

Tips for doing research ABOUT ChatGPT

Artificial intelligence and tools like ChatGPT are a fascinating research topic. Here are a few tips as you work on finding sources and learning more about these tools. 

Example keywords or search terms:

  • chatGPT
  • artificial intelligence or ai
  • large language models
  • generative ai
  • machine learning
  • chatbots
  • Language models
  • ethics or bias
  • Prompt engineering
  • misinformation 
  • racism
  • Reinforcement Learning from Human Feedback (RLHF)
  • content moderation
  • ghost workers
  • algorithm
  • artificial general intelligence
  • deepfakes
  • AI generated images
  • AI watermarking 
  • AI generated music
  • ai generated art

One way to narrow this topic could be to consider how it impacts certain parts of life. For example:

  • Law and legal
  • Healthcare and medicine
  • Business or employment
  • Education and learning 
  • Science 
  • Publishing and writing 
  • Communication studies 
  • Art
  • Music
  • and more

Suggested databases to search for sources: 

Sample of books available from the UMN Libraries

News about these tools

Here are a few places to learn more about this technology and its impacts on college students and universities.


Criticisms of the technology

Here are a few places to learn more about the limitations and criticisms of this technology:

Impacts on research or science

Here are a few places to learn more as they apply to research that faculty or students might do :

Impacts on creatives and creators

Here are a few places to learn more as they apply to the arts, music, images, video, etc.

Last Updated: Jun 17, 2024 12:38 PM