Clemson Libraries now subscribes to scite, an AI-powered research platform that analyzes and provides citation context for scientific papers, helping researchers evaluate the credibility and impact of scholarly articles. The scite database contains over 1.2 billion citations and 185 million full-text articles, which can bring key benefits to Clemson Elevate’s priorities: Student Experience and Research.
It is a powerful tool with the potential to transform the learning and research experience. Researchers can check Smart Citation metrics at the level of articles, journals, organizations, and funders. Students can ask research questions in plain language and get answers directly from the full text of research articles. A browser extension enables users to see Smart Citations anywhere they are reading a scientific article online.
Still not convinced? Check out the clip below for a brief introduction to scite.ai.
Scite.ai and ChatGPT are distinct AI tools with different primary purposes. While scite.ai focuses on enhancing the research process by analyzing citations in scientific papers, ChatGPT is a general-purpose conversational AI model designed for a broader spectrum of text-based interactions and tasks.
|Purpose||Scite.ai is designed to assist researchers and academics in evaluating the credibility and impact of scientific papers.||ChatGPT is a versatile conversational AI model created to generate human-like text responses and assist with a wide range of natural language understanding and generation tasks.|
|Functionality||It analyzes the citation context of scholarly articles, helping users understand how a paper has been cited and in what context.||ChatGPT can engage in text-based conversations, answer questions, provide explanations, generate content, and offer general information across various domains.|
|Use Case||Researchers use scite.ai to make informed decisions about which papers to read, cite, or trust in their research.||ChatGPT can be employed for tasks like customer support, content generation, language translation, tutoring, and more.|