Guide to LaTeX & Typesetting
LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system designed to produce beautiful technical and scientific documents, especially involving mathematical equations. It is widely used in typesetting science and mathematics journals.
- Short Article LaTeX + BibTeX Template
Our compact LaTeX template is an excellent starting point for REU, Modern Physics Lab, or Junior I.S. It employs REVTeX, the LaTeX designed by the American Physical Society for its journals. It also uses a separate bibtex file to accommodate more citations.
- Senior Thesis LaTeX Template
Our more advanced Senior I.S. template is designed to be printed double-sided like a book.
- Not So Short Guide
This is a good introduction to LaTeX, not too short yet not too long.
- Wikibooks LaTeX
This is a, more or less, complete repository for questions about LaTeX typesetting.
TeXstudio is a newer TeX editor available for macOS, Windows, and Linux. If you install this program on your computer, you also need to install a LaTeX compiler (see below).
Overleaf is a commercial online LaTeX editor that facilitates collaboration.
LaTeXiT is a small macOS app that allows one to quickly typeset LaTeX equations, and drag & drop them to any supporting application, such as Keynote.