# Graduate: Resources

## LaTeX Resources

### UNCG Dissertation Class

The LaTeX class uncgdissertationexp.cls attempts to meet the Graduate School specifications for formatting and is based on the standard book class.

**Getting Started**

Download these files and try to compile the sample.tex file.

- uncgdissertationexp.cls is the LaTeX class file.

Class file was last updated: 2019-01-25 11:27:10. - sample.tex is a sample dissertation using this class and the resulting document sample.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.

**Recommended Links and Files**

- 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.

### 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 is a small example that will produce Talk_template.pdf.