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LaTeX with Overleaf

Overleaf is an online LaTeX and Rich Text collaborative writing and publishing tool that makes the whole process of academic writing, editing and publishing much quicker and easier.

Access to Overleaf

Sign-up using your institution-affiliated email address using this link to the

Brandeis University on Overleaf Portal:

https://www.overleaf.com/edu/brandeis

Introduction to Overleaf

Interactive Online Introduction to LaTeX

Free online LaTeX course by John Lees-Miller, co-founder of Overleaf.

Part 1: The Basics

Part 2: Structured Documents & More

Part 3: Not Just Papers: Presentations & More

The course was developed for the University of Bristol and the slides are open source and permissively licensed (MIT), so you are free to remix them for use in your own courses.

Overleaf

Screenshot guide to using template

Real-time collaboration in your browser!

The convenience of an easy-to-use manuscript editor, with real-time collaboration and structured, fully typeset output produced automatically in the background as you type. Prefer to edit directly in LaTeX? Overleaf provides a full collaborative online LaTeX editor you can switch to at any time.

Short Video Introduction to Overleaf

Interactive Online Introduction to LaTeX

Overleaf offers the following features that ease collaborative research, writing and publishing workflows:

  • Real-time preview of projects to review your document while editing and writing - type on the left and see your finished document on the right.

  • Integrated, streamlined publishing allows you to submit immediately and directly to the journal of your choice with an integrated submission system to dozens of publishing partners.

  • Overleaf for Teaching - provide interactive demonstrations in class and easily create templated assignments on Overleaf for students, there's nothing to install for them to get started!

Get Help at Brandeis or Overleaf

Contact DataServices@brandeis.edu  for support with LaTeX and Overleaf, including integrations with GitHub and accessibility options for teaching with LaTeX.

Contact Overleaf or email support@overleaf.com