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Integration of AI tools into your research

What is Elicit?

Elicit: The AI Research Assistant

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 was developed by the company Ought.

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Searching Features:

  • 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.

How does Elicit Work

Information and advice from the Elicit team:

Please explore the FAQ section from the Elicit Help center to understand:

  • How to citing Elicit and Using Elicit's Content in Your Own Work
  • Elicit's Citation Count Calculations
  • Where citation data comes from and the methodology
  • Elicit's Limitations
  • Elicit's Reliability
  • Privacy for Uploaded Papers
  • Why Elicit Is Different from Other Research Tools

Source Statement

All materials posted are borrowed from the OUWB Medical Library.