Overleaf Overview

Overleaf is a collaborative cloud-based LaTeX tool which makes writing, editing and publishing academic writing much easier than other editors available.  

All Rice University students, faculty, and staff now have access to a free Overleaf Pro account. You can sign in at the Rice University home page for Overleaf to access your account.

This course will provide you with a quick start overview of Overleaf, including the following topics:

  • Quickstart access to Overleaf 

  • Templates

  • Downloading Packages

  • Overleaf Integrations: GitHub and Zotero

  • Getting support: Webinars from Overleaf, Fondren Library Libguide 


Alex Manchester, Ph.D. Student in the Mathematics Department | Mathematics Collections Development Assistant
Debra Kolah, Fondren Library Head of User Experience and Physics, Math, Astronomy Librarian

If you have any questions, please contact Debra Kolah at dkolah@rice.edu.

You can also consult Fondren’s Overleaf research guide, the Overleaf documentation, or ask for support at welcome@overleaf.com.

Fondren Library Overleaf Support Libguide



Collaboration Space, Basement of Fondren Library
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