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Resources

Create professional-looking documents with LaTEX
LaTEX shells for UQAM Master's and PhD thesis


Advice for graduate students

Greg Mankiw (Harvard) has gathered several links on various topics of interest :

 

 

Prepare an academic presentation :

        http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~jrs/speaking.html 
        http://matt.might.net/articles/academic-presentation-tips/ 
        http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~markhill/conference-talk.html

Write an introduction for a research paper : 
            http://strategy.sauder.ubc.ca/head/brander.htm


Prepare for the academic job market :
            http://www.aeaweb.org/joe/articles/2011/job_market_guide.pdf


Start your search in the top academic journals in economics via the interface
of the UQAM library :

 

 

The UQAM library has a web page decicated to economics : http://www.bibliotheques.uqam.ca/ressources/economie


And a librarian to help you:
            Christine Médaille : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Create professionnal-looking documents with LaTEX

LaTEX distributions :

 

 

Resources for working with LaTEX (packages and documentation) are at : http://www.ctan.org/


Create presentation with the Beamer package : http://www.ctan.org/pkg/beamer


Use BibTEX to insert automatically citations and bibliography into your LaTEX documents : http://www.bibtex.org/


Organize your BibTEX bibliography database with JabRef : http://jabref.sourceforge.net/

If you do not like working directly in LaTEX by you still want to use (most of) its potential you can try these document structure-based processors that provide an environment similar to What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) :


Lyx - open source : necessitates installed LaTEX distribution before installing the processor : http://www.lyx.org/

Scientific Word/Workplace - proprietary sofware of MacKichan (licensed) : http://www.mackichan.com/

Scientific Workplace in the virtual laboratory of ESG UQAM : http://ct.esg.uqam.ca/services/laboratoire-virtuel

LaTEX shells for UQAM Master's and PhD thesis

Class (courtesy of Gisèle Legault from Département de mathématiques)  : « memoireuqam »

Fast start guide for class : « PDF »

The description of how to use this class and supplementary resources can be found at : http://www.labmath.uqam.ca/latex/