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academicons -- high quality icons of online academic profiles

The "academicons" package provides access in (La)TeX to 62 high quality icons 
of online academic profiles included in the free "Academicons" font. This 
package requires the "fontspec" package and either the Xe(La)TeX or Lua(La)TeX 
engine to load "Academicons" font from the system, which requires installing the
bundled "academicons.ttf" font file. As new releases come out, it is recommended
to install the bundled font version as there may be differences between the
package and previous font versions or newest font versions not yet contemplated
in the package.

The "Academicons" font was designed by James Walsh and released (see 
http://jpswalsh.github.io/academicons/) under the open SIL Open Font License 
(available at http://scripts.sil.org/OFL). This package is a redistribution of 
the free "Academicons" font with specific bindings for (La)TeX. It is inspired 
and based on the "fontawesome" package (available at 

The academicons package provides the generic "\aiicon" command to access icons, 
which takes as mandatory argument the name of the desired icon. It also 
provides individual direct commands for each specific icon. The full list of 
icons and their respective names and direct commands can be found in the 
manual. For example, "\aiicon{googlescholar}" yields the same result as 

academicons (La)TeX package
Version: 1.8.0
Author: Diogo A. B. Fernandes, diogoabfernandes@gmail
License: LaTeX Project Public License, version 1.3c

Academicons font
Author: James Walsh
Licence: SIL Open Font License, version 1.1

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (112.5k).

aca­demi­cons – Font con­tain­ing high qual­ity icons of on­line aca­demic pro­files

This pack­age pro­vides ac­cess in to 62 high qual­ity icons of on­line aca­demic pro­files in­cluded in the free “Aca­demi­cons” font. It re­quires the fontspec pack­age and ei­ther the or the Lua en­gine to load “Aca­demi­cons” font from the sys­tem, which re­quires in­stalling the bun­dled aca­demi­cons.ttf font file.

As new re­leases come out, it is rec­om­mended to in­stall the bun­dled font ver­sion as there may be dif­fer­ences be­tween the pack­age and pre­vi­ous font ver­sions or newer font ver­sions not yet con­tem­plated in the pack­age.

The “Aca­demi­cons” font was de­signed by James Walsh and re­leased (see http://jp­swalsh.github.io/aca­demi­cons/) un­der the SIL Open Font Li­cense.

This pack­age is a re­dis­tri­bu­tion of the free “Aca­demi­cons” font with spe­cific bind­ings for . It is in­spired by and based on the fontawe­some pack­age.

aca­demi­cons.sty pro­vides the generic \ai­icon com­mand to ac­cess icons, which takes as a manda­tory ar­gu­ment the name of the de­sired icon. It also pro­vides in­di­vid­ual di­rect com­mands for each spe­cific icon. The full list of icons and their re­spec­tive names and di­rect com­mands can be found in the man­ual.

Ver­sion1.8.0 2017-05-15
Li­censeThe Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Copy­right2015–2016 Diogo A. B. Fer­nan­des
Main­tainerDiogo A. B. Fer­nan­des
Con­tained inTeX Live as aca­demi­cons
MiKTeX as aca­demi­cons
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