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Guest Post Feature: Could crowdfunding your research be right for you in 2018?
Natalie Jonk, co-founder and CEO, Crowd.Science

Crowd.Science is a platform which aims to help academics raise the funding they need for their research. In this article, Natalie Jonk, co-founder and CEO of Crowd.Science, shares some valuable insights for anyone considering crowdfunding as a way to fund their next research project.

The Crowd.Science platform home page.

The Crowd.Science platform home page.

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Overleaf’s LaTeX tutorial—now available in five languages!
By Lian Tze Lim

Did you know that Overleaf has a LaTeX tutorial—with hands-on guidance using examples that you can work through to build-up your LaTeX expertise?

A sample slide from the Overleaf LaTeX tutorial
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Tip of the Week: New Year, New Font? Check out the fonts available on Overleaf
By Ryan Looney

Are you looking to refresh your document design and layout using some different fonts, or wondering just which fonts are supported on Overleaf? One way to unlock many new design possibilities is to use OpenType fonts via the the fontspec package—fonts galore!

Front page of fontspec font listing
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OpenType-based math typesetting: An introduction to the STIX2 OpenType fonts
By Graham Douglas

In this article we take a brief look at the STIX2 fonts, the latest set of high quality OpenType text and math fonts produced by the Scientific and Technical Information Exchange (STIX) font project. We provide a range of resources including a ShareLaTeX template, a video and a downloadable glyph chart detailing over 5000 glyphs contained in the STIX2 OpenType math font STIX2Math.otf.

A page from the STIX2 math font glyph chart

An example page from the glyph chart for the STIX2 OpenType math font STIX2Math.otf.

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Tip of the Week: Using Overleaf teaching tools with your learning management system
By Ryan Looney

Did you know you can use the Overleaf teaching tools with your learning management system? Once you've created your teaching assignment on Overleaf, you'll be provided with a unique URL you can share with your students.

Share menu publish as assignment highlighted
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