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This package provides a generic, publisher-independent Rmarkdown template for writing scientific papers and reports in Rmarkdown.


The latest version of this package can be installed from Github executing the following command in R:



You access the template by one of two approaches:

  1. Via Rstudio using File \(\rightarrow\) New file \(\rightarrow\) R Markdown... \(\rightarrow\) From Template and choosing the Generic scientific article {starticles} template.
  2. Via with command line with:

The latter approach will create a directory named MYARTICLENAME within which you will find the Rmarkdown file MYARTICLENAME.Rmd. This is the file that should be edited to create your article.