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Christina Thiele
(Note: this document is also available as PostScript or
Dvi)
 The LaTeX Companion:
 by Michel Goossens, Frank
Mittelbach, and Alexander Samarin (AddisonWesley, 1994).
Contains many details to assist users. Caveats:
 Chapter 8 is no longer valid  a revised version is
available in both .ps and .pdf formats from
CTAN.^{1}
 As well, the sections on graphics and colour have been
superseded by material in The LaTeX Graphics
Companion.
 The LaTeX Graphics Companion:
 Illustrating
Documentswith TeX and PostScript, by Michel
Goossens, Sebastian Rahtz, and Frank Mittelbach
(AddisonWesley, 1997).
 Math into LaTeX:
 An Introduction to LaTeX
and AMSLaTeX, by George Grätzer (Birkhäuser, Boston
and Springer Verlag, New York, 1996).
 First Steps in LaTeX:
 A Short Course, by
George Grätzer (Birkhäuser, Boston and Springer Verlag,
New York, summer 1999).
 The TeXbook:
 by Donald E. Knuth (AddisonWesley,
1986).
 LaTeX:
 A Document Preparation System 
User's Guide and Reference Manual, by Leslie
Lamport (AddisonWesley, 1994, 2nd ed).
 A Guide to LaTeX2e:
 by Helmut Kopka and Patrick
W. Daly (AddisonWesley, 1995, 2nd ed).
 Michael Downes:
 "Breaking equations," TUGboat
18,3 (Sept 1997): 182194.
 Keith Reckdahl:
 "Using EPS graphics in LaTeX2e
documents," TUGboat 17,1 (March 1996): 4353.
 Keith Reckdahl:
 "Using EPS graphics in LaTeX2e
documents, Part 2: Floating figures, boxed figures, captions,
and math in figures," TUGboat 17,3 (Sept. 1996):
288310.
A revised version of the Reckdahl material can be found on
CTAN in info/epslatex in both .ps
and .pdf formats.
 www.tug.org:
 the most complete
steppingstone to the
worldwide TeX community, including the CTAN
archives, user groups, news, and so on.
 comp.text.tex
 a general allpurpose newgroup for TeX
users. Send queries to infotex@shsu.edu.
 FAQ:
 put together by the UK TeX Users Group; available
via the TUG web page.
 Listserv lists:
 there are a great number of specialised
Listserv lists.
In addition to the above, here are some others references:
 For plain TeX:

 Paul W. Abrahams, with Karl Berry and Kathryn A. Hargreaves,
TeXfor the Impatient. Reading, Mass.: AddisonWesley, 1990.
364pp.
 Norbert Schwarz, Introduction to TeX. AddisonWesley,
1989, 1990. 278pp.
 Victor Eijkhout, TeX by Topic. AddisonWesley, 1992. 307pp.
 For LaTeX(2.09 vintage):

Jane Hahn, LaTeX for Everyone. Mill Valley, Calif.: Personal TeX
Inc., 1991. 346pp.
 For LaTeX2e:

George Grätzer, The New Standard LaTeX: A Brief Introduction.
Personal TeX Inc. 36pp.
LaTeX for Linguists,
Doug Arnold,
doug@essex.ac.uk,
September 25, 2007.