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Attending my first #FuturePub — thoughts from Fiona Murphy
Fiona Murphy
Neil Jefferies from Bodleian Digital Libraries presenting at FuturePub 11

Neil Jefferies from Bodleian Digital Libraries presenting at #FuturePub 11!


Earlier this week, I attended my first FuturePub event. Hosted by John Hammersley of Overleaf, it was a heady combination of pizza, drinks, lightning talks and lively networking. (Annoyingly, I had to run for my back-of-beyond train before I turned into a pumpkin, but I suspect that all of these activities were still ongoing as I sat on my train and started this write-up).

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Creating and Managing Bibliographies with BibTeX on Overleaf
By Lian Tze Lim

If you have ever struggled with LaTeX references and BibTeX then this is the article for you. In this first of a planned series of blog posts, Lian Tze—Overleaf’s TeXpert who provides front-line LaTeX support to Overleaf users—presents a solid introduction to LaTeX references and BibTeX. The article also includes some top tips and helpful suggestions to ease the process of creating and managing your bibliographic database files, and using Overleaf with external reference library services.

Hans-Peter Gauster
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Tip of the Week: Use Tags to Organize Your Dashboard
By Ryan Looney

Did you know you can organize your Project Dashboard with tags?

gif demonstrating tagging

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Strategies for Funding Scholarly Authorship Services on your Campus
Helen B. Josephine, Solution Specialist at Overleaf

Many activities in the classroom, the lab, and the research group intersect with the library and the resources provided by the library budget. Students, faculty and researchers use an amazing array of online resources—e-books, journals, conference proceedings, datasets, complex databases—usually funded by the university library. But what about the scholarly tools needed to analyze, write, publish and archive the results of the research completed? Which budget supports the analytic software for social scientists, the GIS software to map data, the authoring software to format articles, the supplies for the 3D printer lab? In this article Helen Josephine explores the options for libraries to partner with other campus departments and units to fund the tools and services needed to support today’s digital scholarly environment.

Continuum of library involvement in the provision of information tools and resources

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Case Study: An Introduction to Code Ocean—Creating and Uploading Content into Overleaf
By Graham Douglas

Code Ocean is a cloud-based computational reproducibility platform that provides researchers and developers with an easy way to share, discover and run code published in academic journals and conferences.

In this Case Study article we show how files produced by algorithms and projects published on Code Ocean can be uploaded into an Overleaf LaTeX document. We also demonstrate that Code Ocean can be used as an external platform for producing a wide range of programmatically-generated content specifically for use within Overleaf LaTeX documents.

Code Ocean output in an Overleaf project

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