Fondren Library is very happy to offer a new subscription to the Rice Community!
Overleaf: New users with a rice.edu email will be directed to register via SSO. Existing users will be prompted to associate your account with SSO.
For technical support with Overleaf: email@example.com
For local support, email the Fondren User Experience Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Overleaf is a collaborative cloud based LaTeX tool which makes writing, editing and publishing scientific papers much easier than other editors available.
All Rice University students, faculty and staff now have access to a free Overleaf Pro account. You can sign in at the Rice University home page for Overleaf to access your account.
If you are using TeXStudio or TeXMaker, or TeXworks you also need to download a distribution system also. Below are the most commonly used systems and what operating systems work with each.
LaTeX is a document preparation system. It is based on TeX, a typesetting system. It is a popular tool for mathematical documents as it provide robust support for mathematical notation. This guide is meant as an introduction to the tool and to provide useful information and links to Latex resources.
A special thanks to Paul Padley, Sara Lowman, and Denis Galvin for their support in the Overleaf subscription acquistion.
Thanks to Jenny Hart at the University of Chicago for the inspiration for this libguide.
This guide is a collaborative effort by Debra Kolah and Raiya Myren of the Fondren Library User Experience Office.
Additional content is contributed by Shannon Kipphut-Smith (Scholarly Communications) and Jane Zhao (Digital Media Commons).