Markdown into LaTeX with Style
By Lian Tze Lim

Who says LaTeX can’t be fun! Building on work published in an earlier blog article, this post shows how to use LaTeX and markdown to produce your own mini-booklets—perhaps a weekly planner or a story book for children. In this post we’ll demonstrate the possibilities by creating some recipe booklets.

What's in a Name: A Guide to the Many Flavours of TeX
By Graham Douglas

Perhaps you’ve heard of, or read about, something called “TeX”, “LaTeX” or “pdfLaTeX”—or any one of the multitude of similar-sounding terms—but you aren’t quite sure what they actually mean? If so, then this article is for you: a non-technical background to explain the many variations of TeX-based software: LaTeX, pdfTeX, pdfLaTeX, XeTeX, XeLaTeX, LuaTeX, and LuaLaTeX—what they mean and why they exist.

Virginia Tech Provides Overleaf Accounts to Students and Faculty
By Mary Anne Baynes
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London, UK – April 11, 2017: Overleaf, an innovative provider of scientific writing and publishing tools, announced that Virginia Tech’s University Libraries and Overleaf have partnered to provide all Virginia Tech students, faculty and staff with Overleaf Pro+Teach accounts.

The new VA Tech Portal in Overleaf

Webinar Recording – The Connected Culture of Collaboration
By Mary Anne Baynes

Did you miss our recent participation in Digital Science's webinar on scholarly collaboration? No worries! You can view it at your leisure here:

The results are in! Announcing the Winners of the Overleaf #CampusChallenge 2017
By John Hammersley
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The second Overleaf Campus Challenge is now over! The results have been checked and verified, and we're delighted to announce the winners of the Overleaf Campus Challenge 2017!