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RefME: RefME

This guide provides information on the free, online citation tool RefME.

What is RefME?

RefME is a free, easy to use, online tool built to help undergraduates create, save, and share citations and build great works-cited lists and bibliographies.

Sign up for free using your email, Google, Facebook, or Edmodo accounts. Download the iOS Mobile App and Android Mobile App to create and manage citations and projects on the go.

Don't feel like signing up? Just want to create one citation quickly? Use RefME's free citation generator.

Want to set up a training session for students or faculty? Contact Matt Upson.

Why You Should Cite and How to Cite: The Basics

How to Use RefME for iOS and Android

Technical Support

RefME Support provides answers to many commonly asked questions.

You can also submit a support request or email RefME directly at

RefMe Tools

  • The iOS Mobile App and The Android Mobile App: for creating and managing citations and projects on the go - scan book barcodes to instantly add a citation to projects across all devices.
  • The WebClipper Chrome Extension: for instantly adding a citation, notes and quotes (with highlighter tool) directly into the RefME project of your choice from the web - use to create citations for websites, news articles, YouTube videos, films from IMDB, Tweets and more.
  • The iOS Safari extension: for instantly creating citations from Safari on iOS devices - this can be enabled and used after the iOS app has been installed.

(Information from RefME Campus Rollout Pack)

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