Intro to LaTeX: Report your Research with Beautiful Documents

Rescon_LaTeX

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Intro to LaTeX: Report your Research with Beautiful Documents

Determine whether LaTeX is for you! During this free workshop you will typeset an article in LaTeX, learn how to insert graphics and work as a team to compete in a challenge. LaTeX is a mark-up language focused on beautiful typesetting, and handles large, complex documents with ease. It is a standard tool in scientific and technical research fields, and is well-suited to the needs of people in the humanities.

To participate in the workshop, you will need:
- Zoom installed on your computer - you can download Zoom for free from https://zoom.us/download;
- Overleaf account - you can create one for free here: http://www.overleaf.com

Prior to the workshop, please read our Welcome page here: https://meirian.gitbook.io/latex. This page contains a training overview, eligibility & requirements, expectations and support.

Learning Objectives & Outcomes:

  • Determine whether LaTeX is for you
  • Understand the figure environment in LaTeX
  • I can create and share a LaTeX document
  • Given an image, I can generate a figure in a LaTeX document

Presenter
Meirian Lovelace-Tozer has a background in Mathematics and Statistics, with interests in data analysis, operations research and computer programming. She loves teaching and is enthusiastic about enabling others to benefit from the skills that she teaches!

This workshop will be repeated four times (Streams A-D).

STREAM A) Apr 21, 2021 11:00 AM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://unimelb.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vf-2vpj4vGNampee2ZoGvUNKkQdNtr_Ff

STREAM B) May 12, 2021 11:00 AM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://unimelb.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElf-ypqTouHtE7ylVf4RxlADITOKsguXkz

STREAM C) May 25, 2021 01:00 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://unimelb.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIucuGrrTMqHdXDbVTNcIuqIS_SsltWxvCR

STREAM D) Jun 17, 2021 11:00 AM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://unimelb.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwocO2urjIiHNZXDUkMs1yzi6id3fIi6H8k

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Contact us at researcher-connect@unimelb.edu.au if you have any questions.

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