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Tip of the Week: Overleaf and Reference Managers
By Ryan Looney

You can use your favorite reference manager with Overleaf. We have direct integrations with Mendeley and Zotero, and you can easily upload a .bib file from other services.

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The University of Edinburgh provides premium Overleaf accounts to students and faculty
By Mary Anne Baynes

Overleaf is happy to announce a partnership with The University of Edinburgh to provide all the university’s students, faculty and staff with Overleaf Pro+Teach accounts: delivering innovative scholarly authorship technology via an easy-to-access custom authoring portal:

Screenshot showing the University of Edinburgh authoring portal on Overleaf.
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Happy Birthday! 5 Years of Docker at Overleaf
By John Lees-Miller

This week is Docker’s 5th birthday, so we thought we’d mark the occasion with a rundown of how we’ve been using this great technology at Overleaf. Overleaf also celebrated its 5th birthday at the start of this year, and we’ve been using Docker since its very early days.

Cartoon showing Docker mascots and a birthday cake with the number 5

Image credit: Docker Inc.

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Guest blog post: LaTeX for the humanities
Lars Christian Jensen, Department of Design and Communication, University of Southern Denmark

In this Guest Post, Lars Christian Jensen of the Department of Design and Communication at the University of Southern Denmark shares his insight and experience of using LaTeX within the humanities and offers some helpful guidance for encouraging colleagues and co-authors to give LaTeX a try.

Cartoon showing a researcher confused by LaTeX

Image credit: Nathalie Schümchen

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Tip of the Week: LanguageTool—a free browser add-on to check your grammar and spelling
Guest blog post by Daniel Naber (creator of LanguageTool)

In this tip, Daniel Naber explains how the free LanguageTool browser add-on can be used with Overleaf to check your spelling and grammar.

Screenshot showing the LanguageTool browser plugin being used in the Overleaf editor.
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