The templates page now contains several links to Ph.D. thesis templates and advice. Many of these are generally useful, although every university has its own rules on laying out a thesis.
The inspected accounts for 2007–08, as presented at the AGM, are now available on-line as a PDF file.
We are starting a collection of UK-targetted templates, designed for the new LaTeX user and including comments to help the beginner. To start with, we have a simple letter template, which takes the basic letter class and gives it a more modern look: see the PDF. We will be working on more templates in the coming weeks. Suggestions for useful types of document would be very welcome, as of course…
The UK-TUG Committee for 2009 is made up of: Jonathan Fine (Chair) David Crossland (Secretary and Webmaster) David Saunders (Treasurer) Joseph Wright (Membership Secretary) John Trapp (Training Officer) Jonathan Underwood Charles Goldie Simon Dales The entire committee can be contacted at email@example.com.
Reporting to Members For UK-TUG to remain relevant it is critical that the Committee, through consultation with the members, identifies future needs of the members. The Committee would welcome and encourage your thoughts on this matter. In particular what do you regard as the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for UK-TUG as an organization. What do you want to see the organization doing in the coming years? Future Directions At…
All existing UK TUG memberships are carried through to 2009 at no charge once the member confirms their continuing membership to firstname.lastname@example.org. For people who would like to join UK TUG, the 2009 Membership Joining Form is available on-line in PDF format and a TeX source. For current UK-TUG/TUG members, the 2009 Renewal Membership Form is available on-line in PDF format and a TeX source.
The new constitution was overwhelmingly approved at the AGM: there were 58 votes for the Constitution and one against. This is a major step forward for the UK-TUG. Particularly notable is the wider applicability of electronic communication and voting. The new Constitution is available as a PDF or in TeX format.
The Annual General Meeting took place on Saturday 22nd November at UCL. A number of reports were presented at the meeting, which are available here: Minutes of the 2007 AGM Chair’s Report 2008 Accounts 2007–08 Treasurer’s Report 2007–08 Membership Secretary’s Report 2007–08 Webmaster’s Report 2007–08
UK-TUG had a sum of £5000 available for supporting TeX related projects, made available by a motion passed by its members. To that end, we set up a sub-committee to identify projects that the members would like to support. The sub-committee comprises: Jonathan Fine, Jonathan Underwood, David Saunders and David Crossland. We invited applications for support of projects, which were circulated to all members for comment, and will report on…
The UK-TUG Website has now moved to a new underlying system (WordPress). This should make communication between the committee and the membership much more efficient. We hope you like it!