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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

#LibrariesTransform – The Relevance of the Library in the Modern University

Since joining RefME and talking to many librarians across the UK, Europe and the US, I have become increasingly interested in the role the academic library plays in the lives of its staff and student communities, and whether this role is changing in the context of the modern university. I was fortunate enough to talk […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Students’ Attitudes Towards Plagiarism

Click on the image to open the full data visual. It’s clear that accurate referencing has a great impact on students’ success at university. Referencing is a fundamental exercise in academia and, with increasing abundance of readily-available information today, the importance of ‘giving credit where credit is due’ becomes all the more significant. At RefME, […]

Why I joined RefME: My Ringside Seat to the Evolution of Academic Libraries

Thoughts from a tech enthusiast, library evangelist & higher education devotee  Having spent the majority of my working life within higher education software companies, I realised that this was never my intention at the onset of my career and I was certain that “library land” would be just another stop along the journey. Fast forward […]

#Digifest16: Quality Space for Innovation in Learning and Teaching with Technology

The Jisc Digifest 2016 was a brilliant event this year with some engaging keynotes and compelling presentations (and featured some of the best tech companies in education). The two day event celebrated the power of digital – hence – RefME’s presence as an exhibitor. Held in Birmingham, England, from March 2-3, the event drew attendees from various roles within […]