Institutes committed to improving the student learning experience turn to RefME to aid them in this goal

In a recent study conducted in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Greenwich, it was shown that RefME Institute can improve the student learning experience. The study demonstrated that students using RefME saved significant amounts of time when referencing, and made their formatting 34.5% more accurate. Since launching RefME Institute in May, […]

RefME is delighted to announce Edge Hill University, Sheffield Hallam University and University for the Creative Arts as first RefME Institute partners

Dedicated to improving the student learning experience, three prominent UK-based higher education institutions have signed up to RefME Institute. Launched in May, the premium institutional edition of the research and referencing tool is now available to whole university communities and gaining fast adoption. Edge Hill University was the first institution to partner with RefME, and […]

Citation-Data Informed Decision Making at SCONUL

I have just come back from SCONUL Summer Conference. RefME joined this year’s event not only as an exhibitor, but I was engaged as a speaker. Although I had met Ann Rossiter (CEO) and Liz Jolly (Chair) before, I hadn’t deeply engaged in the society prior to this, so this was my chance to plunge […]

RefME and the Rails Girls Summer of Code

I’m so excited to share that RefME has sponsored this year’s Rails Girls Summer of Code, a scholarship program that gives the opportunity for women to work on open source projects. Now in its fourth year, the RGSoC is a unique cause with the mission to diversify tech. In 2015, the summer camp saw over […]

Our #1 Most Requested Feature Has Arrived: Introducing Folders

You asked and we listened, Folders for additional organisational functionality is now available with RefME Plus. Folders will be available on web and iOS (coming soon for Android!). Our most requested feature of 2016 was to improve the ways in which you could manage projects in RefME. So, it’s extremely exciting that today, we’re able […]

Usability Lab on a Budget for Start-ups

  When I first joined RefME as a user researcher, one of my first challenges was to set up our in-house usability lab from scratch. Offering a great user experience to our users has always been one of RefME’s top priorities, and conducting usability testing sessions to understand how our product is used, has been […]

Introducing RefME Institute, RefME Plus and the future

When I started RefME I never thought that two years later I’d be sat here writing a blog to our millions of users, with a team in the US and nearly 50 employees about to announce two amazing new products. I started RefME as I really (no…really!) struggled with citations. In fact, I spent more […]

Your Last Minute Referencing Woes Sorted

Summer is fast-approaching, but there’s one final hurdle to jump before those three months of freedom. Up until now your biggest worries have probably been arguing with your housemates over washing-up, making your student loan stretch for a whole term, or wondering whose Netflix account you can hijack next. Now deadlines and exams have crept […]

Tips for Young Designers & Developers

Mike Tempest, our Lead Front End Developer here at RefME, shares his tips for young devs and designers. I wanted to share a few pointers that I wish someone could have told me when I first started out in design and development. I am by no means saying that these are definitive, nor do you […]

Higher Education and the Data Revolution

Paul Clark – CEO of the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) – has worked in Higher Education in a range of roles for 20+ years. He has led a number of sector-wide data initiatives, including work on open data, improving data skills and using data for increased efficiency and benchmarking.  Data is becoming ever more […]