There's a lot of documentation, tutorials, etc. out there that was not written by the LaTeX team themselves. We've started a list pointing to some of it (the order is fairly arbitrary and no indication of quality).
If you know about a great resource for TeX and related documentation not listed here, please contact us.
- TeXdoc Online - TeX and LaTeX Documentation
Dedicated server for querying and browsing manuals, guides and package documentation.
- Help On LaTeX Commands
Hypertext Help with LaTeX by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies.
- An Introduction to Using TeX
Contains a brief explanation of how to typeset mathematical papers in the LaTeX2e flavor of TeX.
- LaTeX: an introduction
This is a one-page high-level overview of LaTeX, by Mike Unwalla. It was recently published in ‘Communicator’, Spring 2006.
- The (Not So) Short Introduction to LaTeX2e
This document by Tobias Oetiker et al is a good beginner’s tutorial. There are a number of translations available.
- LaTeX: Structured documents for TeX (unofficial LaTeX reference manual)
This document is an unofficial reference manual for LaTeX, a document preparation system. The document is developed further and you find the current development version and new releases here.
- Formatting information – An introduction to typesetting with LaTeX
A fairly comprehensive online-book about LaTeX written by Peter Flynn.
This is provided by the TeX Users Group.
- UK TeX Users Group’s FAQ
The Visual LaTeX FAQ by Scott Pakin is a PDF document presenting examples of customized LaTeX formatting and formatting problems, hyperlinked to appropriate pages in the UK TUG FAQ.
- A Visual LaTeX FAQ
Having trouble finding the answer to a LaTeX question? The Visual LaTeX FAQ is an innovative new search interface that presents over a hundred typeset samples of frequently requested document formatting. Simply click on a hyperlinked piece of text and the Visual LaTeX FAQ will send your Web browser to the appropriate page in the UK TeX FAQ. By Scott Pakin.
Question and Answer Websites
- TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems.
- LaTeX Community
An active community with a lot of LaTeX knowledge available.
TeX und LaTeX, Fragen und Antworten. (German)
- goLaTeX LaTeX Forum
Active a set of LaTeX forums. (German)
- Video tutorials on various LaTeX topics
This channel shows a growing collection of high-quality video tutorials from the folks from ShareLaTeX (an online editor for LaTeX) on different aspects of LaTeX, currently a beginners series, a series on Thesis writing, a series on beamer, and one on TikZ. The tutorials are not specific to the editor, so they are worth watching by anybody who wants to get a first impression on a particular topic. Of course, video tutorials can never address all aspects, but these have enough detail to get you started.
- Getting to grips with LaTeX
A collection of tutorials meant to get people going with LaTeX, by Andrew Roberts.
- Using Imported Graphics in LaTeX2e
This article by Keith Reckdahl shows you how to do (almost) anything with graphics: side-by-side, rotated, etc.
- Open Directory Project (DMOZ)
An excellent place to start surfing the Web for information about TeX and LaTeX.
- TeX Users Group
The TeX Users Group web site.
- TeX user groups around the world
Listing of TeX user groups around the world. Maintained by TeX Users Group.