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Trinity College Dublin on Overleaf


Trinity College Dublin is providing Overleaf Professional features for all students, faculty and staff who would like to use a collaborative, online LaTeX editor for their projects. Overleaf Professional features include real-time track changes, unlimited collaborators, and full document history.

Overleaf is designed to make the process of writing, editing and producing your research papers and project reports much quicker for both you and your collaborators. Overleaf can also be linked to other services to best fit into your workflow.

Please see Overleaf's Acceptable Use Policy and Terms of Service. Users of the Trinity College Dublin Overleaf subscription must accept and agree to abide by these policies.

Please Note, Overleaf should not be used for the sharing or storing of restricted data and should only contain information which is suitable for the public domain. If you are unsure, or require guidance, please refer to the information on Data Classification at Trinity.

Please ensure that any data uploaded to Overleaf is compliant with GDPR and Trinity College Dublin's policies and procedures.

As described in Overleaf's Terms of Service, you are responsible for maintaining and protecting the data that you upload to the Overleaf platform. It is strongly recommended that you keep a local copy or backup of your Overleaf projects. Overleaf is not intended to be used as a sole repository for any materials/data.

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Quick Start

Welcome to the quick start guide to Overleaf. We've put together some useful resources and links in the sections below, and if you have any questions about how to get started please let us know and we'll be happy to help!

For Students

Try out the Overleaf editor with built in tutorial

If you'd like to dive straight into the editor, simply click the button to create a new paper using our quick-start template. A short tutorial will walk you through the main features to quickly get you started.


Browse the Overleaf template gallery

You can find a selection of featured templates, or check out our full template gallery for more ideas and inspiration.


Take our free course to quickly master the LaTeX essentials

If you're new to LaTeX, we've put together a free online course to help you learn the basics. If you have never used LaTeX before, or if it has been a while and you would like a refresher, this is the place to start.


For Researchers

Find a journal template

Through our partnerships within the publishing community, we provide a selection of academic journal templates for articles and papers. These templates automatically format your manuscripts in the style required for submission to that journal.


Edit in Rich Text mode or directly in LaTeX

Overleaf provides an intuitive and easy-to-use manuscript editor (our rich text mode), which is especially useful if you or your co-authors aren't familiar with writing in LaTeX.


If you prefer to edit directly in LaTeX, you can! Overleaf provides a full collaborative online LaTeX editor you can switch to at any time.


Submitting your articles to journals, repositories and more

You can also submit your paper directly to a number of journals and other editorial and review services via the publish menu in the editor. Simply open the publish menu from any document and follow the appropriate 'Submit to ...' link.


For Teachers

Introducing students to LaTeX

Overleaf has several on-demand webinars available that address a variety of beginner, intermediate, and advanced topics.


Help students understand LaTeX errors

Addressing errors as they happen helps ensure that your LaTeX project continues to compile and look the way it should.


Show your class how to turn on track changes for review

Overleaf offers an impressive collection of collaboration features, and your institutional subscription provides all users with access to the powerful track changes feature.


Templates LaTeX Destacados

FAQ & Help

Who should I contact if I have questions about Overleaf or the Trinity College Dublin license?

If you need technical support while working on any Overleaf projects, please use our contact form and we'll make sure your question gets to the right person in our team.

I'm new to Overleaf, how should I get started?

We've put together a short How do I use Overleaf help page to give you pointers on exactly that :)

You can also watch upcoming and on-demand webinars.

I have an existing Overleaf subscription (individual or group). Can I get a refund on the unused portion of my subscription when I join the Trinity College Dublin Overleaf subscription?

Yes. You can safely cancel or leave your existing Overleaf subscription after you have joined the Trinity College Dublin subscription. You can check your subscription status and cancel or leave an existing subscription from your Overleaf account's subscription page. To receive a prorated refund on the unused portion of your subscription, please get in touch with Overleaf support.

What types of data are appropriate to be uploaded to the Overleaf platform?

Please ensure that any data uploaded to Overleaf is compliant with Overleaf's Acceptable Use Policy, as well as with GDPR and Trinity College Dublin's policies (see the Overview page for details).

I am leaving Trinity College Dublin, how do I take my Overleaf account with me?

Please update your Overleaf account so that your primary email address is one that you can continue to access after you leave Trinity College Dublin. You can set an Overleaf-specific password that you can use to login with your primary email address using the password reset form.

How do I upload an existing LaTeX project into Overleaf?

Here's how to import existing LaTeX documents into Overleaf.

What packages does Overleaf support?

Overleaf supports the packages listed here.

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