WEBINAR: Overleaf for Institutions
Date: Thursday 2 July 2020
Time: 4.00-4.30pm (BST) / 5.00-5.30pm (CEST) / 11.00-11.30am (EDT)
Join Overleaf (part of the Digital Science family) for this 30 minute webinar where John Hammersley, CEO and co-founder will be talking through how Overleaf is being used successfully at institutions worldwide. He’ll start with a short look back into the origins of Overleaf, and how its collaborative nature has shaped its development over the past eight years, before moving onto specific use cases at universities, research institutions, and in the publishing community. During the webinar, John will cover:
- Collaboration: and how it shaped the development of Overleaf
- Platform Overview: A quick look at the platform, and how to get started on Overleaf as a user
- Author Workflows: How Overleaf has worked with the publishing community to help streamline author submissions to journals, repositories and preprint servers, featuring a case study with the Genetics Society where 70% of LaTeX submissions now use the Overleaf template
- Overleaf at Stanford: How Overleaf’s growing user base led to natural adoption at universities, featuring Stanford University who went from 375 users to over 2,000 in just their first year, and who have now seen over 14,000 students and staff use Overleaf.
- Purdue Graduate School: The perspective from the grad school; Overleaf at Purdue University, where a focus on thesis submissions has helped the grad school save time on 1,000 meetings a year!
- Institutional Offerings: A quick run through of the different options for universities when rolling out Overleaf, including the benefits each can bring to the institution. Admin features for Overleaf Commons, our most popular solution used at 90+ institutions worldwide, include: –
– Dashboards showcasing usage, uptake and user roles
– Daily analytics to measure usage trends
– Departmental data to enable more effective training session planning
– Collaboration data both internal departments and external institutions/partners
- Overleaf at CERN: And finally, to finish, a short look at Overleaf at CERN; supporting thousands of research collaborations.