Andrew Zieffler

Academic. Data lover. Statistics enthusiast.

Book Publishing in Academia

In 2019, I read a book called Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Culture. Aside from being incredibly entertaining and interesting, there was a passage that struck a chord with me that related to academic publishing. In this passage, James Billington, Librarian of Congress from 1987–2015, was lamenting the degradation of the book through the “hyperspecialization and bureaucratization” found in the academic monograph.

APA Style Table in RMarkdown (HTML Version)

I will try to replicate the the following table from the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual. Table 7.6 from the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual (p. 213). My Process I begin by creating an RMarkdown document that is rendered to HTML. --- title: "Untitled" author: "Andrew Zieffler" date: "1/12/2020" output: html_document --- In the RMarkdown body, I will load a few packages and set up a data frame to mimic the content from our goal table.

APA Tables using RMarkdown: Part 5

This is the fifth part of a short blog series I am writing to re-create some of the sample tables found in the 7th edition APA Publication Manual. In this post I will attempt to show how to create a table to present the results of several fitted models. (This type of table is not among the example tables in the 7th edition APA Publication Manual.) To do so, I will incorporate many ideas that I covered in the first, second, third and fourth of these posts.

APA Tables using RMarkdown: Part 4

This is the fourth part of a short blog series I am writing to re-create some of the sample tables found in the 7th edition APA Publication Manual. In this post I will attempt to mimic Table 7.17 (p. 220). To do so, I will incorporate many ideas that I covered in the first, second, and third of these posts. Table 7.17 from the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual (p.

APA Tables using RMarkdown: Part 3

This is the third part of a short blog series I am writing to re-create some of the sample tables found in the 7th edition APA Publication Manual. In this post I will attempt to mimic Table 7.10 (p. 215). To do so, I will incorporate many ideas that I covered in the first and second of these posts. Table 7.10 from the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual (p.