## LaTeX Guides

LaTeX is a free open source typesetting program that is particularly good at presenting mathematical symbols, formulas, graphs, as well as non-Roman alphabets** **better than traditional word processing programs (e.g. Microsoft Word).

**Select Resources**

- The LaTeX project - Official home of the LaTeX document preparation system
- Free & Interactive Online Introduction to LaTeX - if you are new to LaTeX, try Part 1
- Learn LaTeX in 30 minutes - by ShareLaTeX/Overleaf
- The Comprehensive LaTex Symbol List by Scott Pakin (
*version 5 May 2021; 422 page pdf file*) - How To Write a Paper and Format it Using LATEX - Harvard University
- A Guide to the Many Flavours of TeX
- A quick guide to LaTeX by Dave Richeson (
*1 page Tip Sheet summary; posted on Overleaf site)* - LaTeX WikiBook - This is a guide to the LaTeX typesetting system. It is intended as a useful resource for everybody, from new users who wish to learn, to old hands who need a quick reference.
- Bold, Italics, Underlining - by Overleaf
- Line Breaks & Blank Spaces - by Overleaf
- Lengths in LaTeX - by Overleaf
- Inserting Images - by Overleaf, covers the
*graphicx*package - Tables - by Overleaf
- How to position images and tables - by Overleaf
- Bibliography Management - by Overleaf, covers the
*biblatex*package - Hyperlinks - by Overleaf, covers the
*hyperref*package - International Language Support - Guide by Overleaf
- Language Reference Guide - by Overleaf
- Babel User Guide - for internationalization in LaTeX, etc. [links to the pdf guide]
- Mathematical Expressions - by Overleaf; covers both
*Inline*&*Display*Math Modes - AMS LaTeX - main page with links to the user's guide, etc.
- The Short Math Guide to LaTeX (version 2.0, 2017/12/22 - link to 21 page pdf)
- Aligning Equations with
*amsmath*package - Overleaf link

- snip (mathpix) - extract LaTeX from PDFs or handwritten notes.
- Interview with Leslie Lamport - creator of LaTeX & 2013 Turing Award Winner (
*video taped 2014*) - Donald Knuth - creator of TeX & 1974 Turing Award Winner (
*video taped 2007*)

**Library Books**

- LaTeX in 24 Hours byCall Number: E-bookISBN: 9783319478319Publication Date: 2017-01-20This book presents direct and concise explanations and examples to many LaTeX syntax and structures, allowing students and researchers to quickly understand the basics that are required for writing and preparing book manuscripts, journal articles, reports, presentation slides and academic theses and dissertations for publication.
- More Math into LaTeX byCall Number: E-bookISBN: 9783319237961Publication Date: 2016-02-15For over two decades, this comprehensive manual has been the standard introduction and complete reference for writing articles and books containing mathematical formulas.
- LaTeX Cookbook byCall Number: Z 253.4 L38 K54 2015; E-bookISBN: 9781784395148Publication Date: 2015-10-28Over 100 hands-on recipes to quickly prepare LaTeX documents of various kinds to solve challenging tasks
- Learning LaTeX byCall Number: Z253.4.L38 G75 2016ISBN: 9781611974416Publication Date: 2016-09-15Here is a short, well-written book that covers the material essential for learning LaTeX. It includes incisive examples that teach LaTeX in a powerful yet abbreviated fashion.