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Macquarie University Successfully Provides Overleaf Accounts to over 40,000 Students and 3,000 Staff
By Mary Anne Baynes

LONDON, UK: May 22, 2018—Overleaf, an innovative provider of scholarly writing and publishing tools, and Macquarie University Library have successfully partnered to provide Overleaf to over 40,000 students and 3,000 staff at Macquarie University—easily and conveniently accessed via an Overleaf custom portal.

Screenshot showing Macquarie University’s custom Overleaf portal
New From Overleaf: A Collection of LibGuides
By Shelly Miller

In this short blog post we announce a new service from Overleaf—the launch of three LibGuides to further strengthen our partnership with academic libraries and the librarian community. The LibGuides platform is used by librarians to collect, curate and share information of relevance and interest to all sections and members of their user community—via an easy-to-use website.

Screenshot of an Overleaf LibGuide
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

Case Study: The University of Cambridge—Significant and Sustained Growth in the use of Overleaf
By Graham Douglas

In this Case Study we discuss the latest results from the University of Cambridge’s trial of Overleaf Commons, highlighting rapid and substantial growth in the adoption of Overleaf by members of the university—both in terms of new registered users and the number of projects being created:

Growth in new Overleaf projects at the University of Cambridge
In particular, we see a significant increase in the number of external institutions whose members collaborate with Cambridge via Overleaf:

Growth in external institutions collaborating with the University of Cambridge
Virginia Tech Provides Overleaf Accounts to Students and Faculty
By Mary Anne Baynes
VA Tech and Overleaf logos

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