## LaTeX Resources

### UNCG Dissertation Class

The Guide for the Preparation of Theses and Dissertations outlines the formatting and style guidelines for theses and dissertations at UNCG. The LaTeX class uncgdissertation.cls attempts to meet these specifications and is based on the standard book class.

**Required Files**

- uncgdissertation.cls is the LaTeX class file.

Class file was last updated: July 29, 2017 (16:14:39). - Documentation (PDF) for usage instructions and package requirements.
- minimal.tex is a minimal example. In addition to the class file, it requires myreferences.bib for your references.

**Recommended Files**

- tips.tex is a sample dissertation using this class and the resulting document Unofficial Tips for the UNCG Thesis/Dissertation (PDF) contains tips and advice for graduate students at UNCG writing their thesis/dissertation as well as many basic constructions in LaTeX. In addition to the class file, it requires logo.png and myreferences.bib.

### UNCG Beamer Theme

Beamer is a LaTeX document class for creating slides for presentations. The beamerthemeUNCGmath.sty is a style file that uses UNCG colors and logos.

**Required Files**

- beamerthemeUNCGmath.sty is the LaTeX Beamer style file.

Style file was last updated: May 11, 2015 (10:16:02). - UNCG_logo_math.png
- UNCG_logo_abbrev_math.png
- UNCG_banner.jpg

**Recommended Files**

- Talk_template.tex is a small example that will produce Talk_template.pdf.

### Useful Links and Documents

- Some Hints on Mathematical Style (PDF) by David Goss
- How to Write Mathematics (PDF) by Paul Halmos
- Mathematical Writing (PDF) by Donald E. Knuth, Tracy Larrabee, and Paul M. Roberts
- Guide for the Preparation of Theses and Dissertations
- Getting Started with TeX, LaTeX, and Friends from the TeX Users Group
- LaTeX project site
- MAA Mathematical Communication: A developing collection of resources for engaging students in writing and speaking about mathematics, whether for the purpose of learning mathematics or of learning to communicate as mathematicians.