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Rmarkdown and bookdown are a professional typesetting system widely used in academia because it can produce complex documents - like journal articles, books, technical reports, and similar - with unparalleled output quality.

Getting Started

If you are new to Rmarkdown and bookdown, before attempting to get writing, you should first learn the basics behind how these packages work.

  • Check out the documentation for Rmarkdown, and
  • carefully review the documentation of bookdown to get up and running.

Download our Templates

Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM)

The tisemdown thesis template provides a working template using Rmarkdown and bookdown, to get up and running with the writing of your thesis quickly. All the formatting requirements for your study programs are configured for you. You only need to modify some meta data, such as your thesis title, name and supervisor, and then get straight to writing!

To get started with the tisemdown thesis template, you can install it as an R package from GitHub by clicking here and following any further installation instructions in the README.

You can also download a PDF preview to see what the output file would look like.