• ## Video Lectures are Good: MOOCs for science dissemination and an open access to education

Posted on October 22, 2013
 Castello Miramare, Trieste. – John Lees-Miller reporting from Trieste Hello from the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy! The ICTP supports science and science education in the developing world, and we got an invite to one of their workshops. As usual, I learned much more from the workshop than the workshop did from me. I was invited to talk about writeLaTeX and how it makes collaboration easier for scientists and students around the world. But this post is about all the other great stuff at the workshop.
• ## LaTeX templates for BioMed Central, F1000Research, PLoS, Springer LNCS and IOP journals

Posted on October 3, 2013
Here we present a collection of five journal article templates pre-loaded into writeLaTeX and ready for immediate editing online
• ## A set of 21 video tutorials introducing LaTeX (with workable examples)

Posted on September 17, 2013
Dr Vincent Knight of the University of Cardiff spent Sunday screencasting a set of 21 introductory videos for his new set of students (the academic year is just starting here in the UK). We hope these are useful for the wider community - the full set of videos are embedded in this blog post for easy reference.
• ## New feature: Toggle between auto-compile and manual-compile modes in writeLaTeX

Posted on September 16, 2013
You can now choose to pause the automatic preview of the compiled document - simply click the option in the top right corner of the preview: The preview will now stay paused, and will not update until you choose to refresh it manually, or turn the auto-preview back on.
• ## Open access publishing with writeLaTeX and F1000Research

Posted on September 5, 2013
We're proud (and excited!) to be officially featured as part of the F1000Research submission process, for example as seen in this extract from their author guidelines page: F1000Research are also offering authors of software papers the chance to submit for free during 2013, to help encourage the documentation of the software used in life sciences research.
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