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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
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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: 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
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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

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The results are in! Announcing the Winners of the Overleaf #CampusChallenge 2017
By John Hammersley
Overleaf Campus Challenge Logo

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!

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