Other on-line LaTeX information

The official LaTeX home page

Comprehensive Tex Archive Network (CTAN) Home Page.

Much LaTeX and related software and documentation can be obtained here.

Packages for publications


The American Institute of Physics accepts manuscripts for several of its journals in REVTeX.


Similarly, the American Astronomical Society accepts manuscripts for several of its journals in AASTeX (Version 4.0 as of May 1995). The AASTeX FAQ might be helpful.

Astronomers will also find TeX and LaTeX Macros for astronomers from STScI to be useful. Particular helpful is Chris Biemesderfer's LaTeX Command Summary.


The American Mathematical Society has their own macro package, AMSTeX.


The UK TeX Users' Group's FAQ Page is searchable and up-to-date

A TeX and LaTeX FAQ is available from Emory Univ.

An ascii verison is available from Ohio State

Other hypertext information

The current set of hypertext help files originated with Help on LaTeX, Version 1.01 from O'Reilly Associates.

Text Processing Using LaTeX from Cambridge Univ. Engineering Dept. includes an excellent hypertext manual.

A good hypertext Intro to LaTeX is from a short course at Rice Univ.

A Guide to LaTeX from Univ. of Alberta is introductory.

Aspects of publishing with TeX and LaTeX is an introduction to the philosophy of TeX and LaTeX.

Sources for non-HTML documentation

Lots of documentation, mostly PostScript, is available from King Lee at Calif. State Univ., Bakersfield.

LaTeX documentation, from UCLA, also mostly (compressed) PostScript files.

Tex-related documents from Cambridge Univ.; includes TeX Users Group newsletter and many documents (mostly in dvi format).

LaTeX2e Documentation from DESY is mostly PostScript.

Good pointers to other Web resources

TeX homepage at Instituut-Lorentz, RU Leiden, NL has pointers to local and nonlocal information.

Pointers to many European TeX resource are available from bluesky.com (just in case you need to hyphenate Nordic languages or want to typeset in Hebrew).


The newsgroup comp.text.tex is a good source of information and help (but read the FAQ before posting).
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Sheldon Green, agxsg@giss.nasa.gov, 1 Jun 1995.
Thanks to Anthony Stone (Cambridge) and Alan Jeffrey (Sussex) for suggestions.