We offer customized on-site LaTeX training.

We've had years of experience teaching LaTeX-- for publishing companies, scientific associations, TeX User's Group, Harvard Math Department, Harvard School of Public Health, MIT, and many other locations all over the US and in the Netherlands.

Some companies that have commissioned a TeXnology LaTeX macro package also ask for training to help their staff work with the new style, and to become comfortable with using LaTeX. This was the case with American Geophysical Union, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, the Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, and Kluwer Academic Press.

Some organizations ask for LaTeX training for their support staff. Examples are some of the national labs, including Knolls Atomic Power Lab, Jefferson Nat. Accelerator Lab, and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Recent courses were taught at Harvard School of Public Health and MIT Lincoln Lab.

Academic departments have asked for training for their support staff, at Harvard and MIT in particular.

We've taught a Beginning LaTeX course for MIT Information Services for MIT support staff more than 20 times.

When the MIT course is offered, people outside of MIT are welcome to participate. We've offered both a Beginning Course and an Intermediate Course on LaTeX Macro Writing. Please let us know if you or your staff members would like to attend a future course at MIT.

Typical Beginning LaTeX Class
Instructor: Amy Hendrickson

Five sessions, 3 hours each:

1. Basic Syntax, Grouping, Beginning Math, Listing, Cross Referencing, Understanding Error Messages

2. Everything You Need to Know About Math

3. All About Tables, Illustrations

4. Making a Bibliography, Index, Sample Report

5. Beginning Macro Writing

6. Using Tikz, Color, and Making Hyperlinked E-Documents

Course Notes, Hands On Exercises.

A customized course may be arranged to be taught at your site, meeting the particular needs of your staff. The MIT course is held on five mornings. Other organizations may want an all day course for several days. We can meet the needs of your organization both in terms of scheduling and in terms of the content of the course.

We have more than 200 pages of course material prepared, and can adapt it for the needs of your organization.

We're happy to discuss your situation and what subset of LaTeX training would be most useful for your staff.

-- Amy Hendrickson

617 738-8029

Click on the image below to get a pdf of the full section on making tables, from our course notes. We hope this demonstrates exactly how clearly LaTeX can be explained to the new user.