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What is Overleaf?

FREE Scientific Authoring Tool for Purdue Students, Faculty, and Staff

Overleaf is an online collaborative scientific writing and publishing tool. It is designed to make the process of writing, editing, and producing scientific papers much quicker for both authors and publishers.

The Purdue Graduate School is offering Overleaf Pro for all students, faculty, and staff who would like to use a collaborative, online LaTeX/Rich Text editor for their projects.

Some of the features of Overleaf include:

    • Online collaboration in Rich Text or LaTeX editing. Easily switch between either mode.
    • Real-time collaboration in your browser for sharing and editing projects with authorized users. You can remove collaborators at any time.
    • Real-time preview of projects to review your document while editing and writing - type on the left and see your finished document on the right.
    • Integrated, streamlined publishing allows you to publish immediately and directly to the journal of your choice with an integrated submission system to dozens of publishing partners.
    • Purdue resource portal available - including Purdue templates, FAQs, and resource links.

Sign up for your FREE Overleaf Pro account *

Using your Purdue, IUPUI, Purdue North Central, Purdue Calumet, or Purdue Fort Wayne affiliated email address.

Do not use Overleaf for projects containing Export Controlled/ITAR data

Don't know how to TeX, but want to learn? 

Free & Interactive Online Introduction to LaTeX

Learn more about Overleaf!

Find a short video introduction to Overleaf through the Tour & Tutorial page and visit Overleaf on Facebook!

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