Writing science with LaTeX
An introduction to authoring with LaTeX for the sciences. The text assumes no prior knowledge of LaTeX. It is intended for students and professionals who wants a brief introduction as a basis for further self-learning. It should be sufficient for writing any document that is based on a template or specific class.
v.6: Added details on adding an index and appendix. Also added an index to the compendium. Added references to the most recent package documentation on CTAN. Sections concerning Overleaf and Zotero has been updated to reflect current features.
v.5: The section on referencing has been partially rewritten and reorganised. Minor corrections throughout the text.
v.4: Revisions made to follow developments in Overleaf. Reorganisation in the section of package descriptions. Added a brief chapter on graphics in addition to presenting the graphicx package. General updates of links and typos.
v.3: The part on referencing is completely rewritten with notes on Zotero and Overleaf 2 integration included. Many minor typos and errors in v.2 have also been corrected throughout the document.
v.2: Added appendix on how to install LaTeX locally on a personal computer. Minor typos in v.1 corrected. Adjusted for Overleaf v2 upgrade.