Tip of the Week: Speed up compile time
By Ryan Looney

If your project is taking a long time to compile, or reaching compile timeout limits, here are some suggestions to speed things up.

Slides and videos from the recent celebration of Don Knuth’s 80th birthday
By John Hammersley

Donald Knuth’s 80th birthday on January 10, 2018 was celebrated by two events in Piteå, Sweden: the scientific symposium "Knuth80: Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Information" in honour of Don’s career-long efforts, followed by the world premiere of Fantasia Apocalyptica, a multimedia work for pipe organ and video written by Don himself.

UNSW provides Overleaf accounts to students and faculty
By Mary Anne Baynes

Overleaf is happy to announce that The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) and Overleaf have partnered to provide all UNSW students, faculty and staff with Overleaf Pro+Teach accounts. The UNSW Library is providing the UNSW community with innovative scholarly authorship technology via premium Overleaf accounts and a custom UNSW authoring portal on Overleaf:

UNSW portal on the Overleaf platform
A New Tool for Authors – the IEEE LaTeX Analyzer, powered by Overleaf
By Mary Anne Baynes

London, UK—February 8, 2018: A new tool for authors – the IEEE LaTeX Analyzer, powered by Overleaf – helps speed up the publishing process by allowing authors to upload articles and validate their article’s LaTeX files prior to submission to the IEEE.

Image of a LaTeX file passing the validation tests of the IEEE LaTeX Analyzer service
Lift-off with ShareLaTeX: Cornell Rocketry wins documentation award
Simran Shinh, Operations Research Engineering '20, Cornell University

In this Question and Answer session, Simran Shinh of Cornell University (Operations Research Engineering '20) tells us why Cornell Rocketry chose ShareLaTeX and how it helped them win an award for their technical documentation.

Photo of Cornell Rocketry Team's rocket, Ezra, leaving the launch pad

Cornell Rocketry Team’s rocket, Ezra, leaves the launch pad. Photo credit: Liam Patterson (Electrical Engineering '20).