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 […]

Tips for Young Designers & Developers

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 have to follow my advice, but I do hope that these tips give you a little advice on […]

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 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 […]

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 Cite […]

#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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Exceed Your Dissertation Expectations

Time to put the winter coats, heavy jumpers and wool scarves away, daylight savings time is nearing and thus, the spring season is upon us. For final year university students, this signals the onset of late nights, lengthy library sessions and the high probability of procrastination – but it doesn’t have to be that way. Now […]

#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 […]