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Rmarkdown and bookdown are professional typesetting systems widely used in academia due to their ability to generate complex documents such as journal articles, books, technical reports, and more, with unparalleled output quality.

This building block is created to equip you with the knowledge and tools to start creating a document like your thesis yourself, with the use of these amazing systems!

Getting Started

If you are new to Rmarkdown and bookdown, it’s essential to understand the fundamental working of these packages before diving into writing. Here’s how you can get started.

Download Our Thesis Template

Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM)

The tisemdown thesis template provides a working template using Rmarkdown and bookdown. It’s designed to get you up and running quickly with the writing of your thesis.

All the formatting requirements for your study programs are configured for you. You only need to modify some metadata, such as your thesis title, name, and supervisor, and you’re ready to start writing!

To access the tisemdown thesis template, install it as an R package from GitHub by clicking here and following the provided installation instructions in the README.

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