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Artificial Intelligence

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Elicit is an AI tool to find 'seed articles' to mine for keywords/subject headings.  When you enter a question, it returns alternate questions that can lead to further "seed" articles.

  • Elicit uses language models to help you automate research workflows, like parts of literature review.
  • Elicit can find relevant papers without perfect keyword match, summarize takeaways from the paper specific to your question, and extract key information from the papers.
  • While answering questions with research is the main focus of Elicit, there are also other research tasks that help with brainstorming, summarization, and text classification.
  • You can save and export your work to citation managers such as Zotero.


Chat PDF Upload a PDF to ChatPDF, and the chatbot will automatically deliver a summary and suggest questions you can ask to learn more about the file. 

  • It can answer any question you ask about the PDF instantly.
  • It provides page references for where it got its answers, so you can do your own research. 


Jasper A commercial product that is advertising heavily designed for writing ad copy, blogs, and other content.

  • Primarily aimed at sales and marketing
  • Has the capability of “improving” a piece of writing,
  • Can create or improve long form text (it advertises writing of books), and operates in multiple languages, and does plagiarism and grammar checks


Bard is a conversational generative artificial intelligence chatbot developed by Google, based initially on the LaMDA family of large language models (LLMs) and later the PaLM LLM. It was developed as a direct response to the rise of OpenAI's ChatGPT, and was released in a limited capacity in March 2023.

  • Not currently supported in Canada


Moonbeam Moonbeam is an AI writing assistant specifically designed to help you write long form content, such as essays, stories, articles, and blogs.

  • One of its main features is “Wizard”, which can turn your notes into an outline or paragraph,
  • The “Prompt” feature that allows you to give Luna, the AI behind Moonbeam, quick instructions to generate a first draft.
  • Moonbeam also has a Custom Style Generator that allows you to write in the style of famous authors, comedians, and politicians.


DALL·E 2 is an AI system that can create realistic images and art from a description in natural language.

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