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

Since joining Cite This For Me 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 […]

#LibrariesTransform: National Library Week

This year, National Library Week is happening in the United States from April 10-16. Given Cite This For Me’s growing presence in the US and partnerships with top US universities, we feel it’s all the more fitting to share our love for libraries from across the pond. Plus – beyond the conversation surrounding MLA format, […]

Librarians, How Can You Improve Your Students’ Learning Experience With Data?

This week the RefME team attended LILAC 2016 (#lilac16) in Dublin, meeting and talking to an audience of over 300 librarians and learning services staff from across the globe. Yaz El Hakim and I ran an interactive workshop, which explored the growing significance of Learner Analytics in Higher Education. Our workshop focused on the central […]

#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 […]

For the Love of Books…

At Cite This For Me, we believe in the joy and importance of reading and above all else, we understand how fulfilling it is to learn from a good piece of literature. As reading habits shift and develop and our everyday relationships with books continue to evolve, World Book Day is a reminder of how […]

RefME heads to UAE for Sharjah Book Fair

There’s no sign of winding down for the holidays at camp RefME, with awards, conferences and speaking events all over the world keeping the team very busy, even while we grow so quickly we had to move to a bigger office last week! Fresh from the AASL conference in Columbus, Ohio, our head of Academic […]

RefME at AASL 2015

RefME is off to Columbus, Ohio for the next few days, joining the largest gathering of school librarians and administrators in the US. From the 5th to 7th November we will be at the American Association of School Librarians Conference. Since we launched RefME institute at ALA San Francisco earlier this year, we’ve been partnering […]

Imagine If RefME and Librarians Teamed Up…

Libraries in the digital age are facing the challenge of a never-ending deluge of content. More than ever, the librarian’s role as curator and gatekeeper of the world’s knowledge is crucial in helping users find the right information and sort the wheat from the chaff. But how do you keep on top of an exponentially […]

RefME at The Next Web in New York City!

Update: We made it! Huge thanks to everyone who voted for RefME and got us selected to pitch on stage in New York. See you on November 18th! In September, RefME was selected as one of 100 high-growth startups to be featured at The Next Web Boost Program. Out of more than 600 companies we were […]

TechFugees Rally to Tackle European Refugee Crisis

  “I don’t ever want to have to put an event like this together again,” said Mike Butcher in opening the TechFugees conference last week. The circumstances that inspired him to organise this were certainly beyond dire, but the will to make a difference was palpable in the crowded room. It’s the sort of thing […]