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LaTeX Resources

We have compiled the following resources to assist students writing their thesis or dissertation using LaTeX.

Style File Templates and Repositories for ETD 

A former USF student to created a LaTeX repository and style file. She also met with ETD to update it recently. It has a lot of helpful information on how to navigate LaTeX and align with USF’s Institutional guidelines for ETD formatting.

This is not created by ETD, but we have looked at it, and it is a great starting point. Note that some adjustments may be needed to meet ETD’s Formatting Requirements 


University of Cambridge | Contains extensive information regarding formatting using LaTeX.
Cornell University | Offers easy-to-follow, basic instructions regarding spacing, table of contents, and tables.
Wikibooks | Contains formatting information for LaTeX.


  • More Math Into LaTeX, (4th Edition)
    by George Gratzer
    Publisher: Springer, 2007.
    (available online through the USF Library)
  • The LaTeX Companion: Tools and Techniques for Computer Typesetting
    by Frank Mittelbacj, Michel Goossens, Johannes Braams, David Carlisle, and Chris Rowley
    Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional, 2004.
  • Guide to LaTeX, (4th Edition)
    by Helmut Kopka and Patrick W. Daly
    Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional, 2003.


Other Resources