LaTeX Training Videos

Introduction to LaTeX

This class is an introduction to the LaTeX word processing system including basic commands on how to structure,alter the margins and spacing, and divide into sections a LaTeX document. Included is information on common LaTeXpackages that are used, plus additional information on creating math equations, adding a title page, and linking inbibliographic citations.

Notes [PDF], Installation [PDF], Manual [PDF], Presentation [PPT]

Writing a Thesis with LaTeX

This class covers using the isuthesis package for a creating a thesis with LaTeX at Iowa State. Included is achapter by chapter look through the isuthesis template files which give you a basic structure for your thesis andalso a quick look at some of the LaTeX and isuthesis package commands/environments that are commonly used in athesis.

Notes [PDF], Manual [PDF], Example [PDF], Presentation [PPT]

Word for Thesis Writing (2007)

This hands-on course will demonstrate techniques required to write theses and disseratations with Microsoft Word 2007. Topics include the use of styles and headings to maintain consistency in the document and easily create a table of contents. Tricks for inserting big tables and graphics will be demonstrated.

Handouts [DOCX], Presentation [PPTX], Sample Files [ZIP]

Word for Thesis Writing (2003)

This hands-on course will demonstrate techniques required to write theses and disseratations with Microsoft Word 2003. Topics include the use of styles and headings to maintain consistency in the document and easily create a table of contents. Tricks for inserting big tables and graphics will be demonstrated.

Handouts [PDF], Presentation [PPT], Sample Files [ZIP]