The links below point to pages illustrating various tips and notes that may be useful when working with the metafor package. In addition, some features of the package that may not be readily apparent from the documentation are explained in more detail.
Note: If an example does not work properly, try installing the development version of the metafor package as described here.
lm()function) and the mixed-effects meta-regression model (fitted by the
rma.mv()function can be used for) and linear mixed-effects models (e.g., using the
rma.mv()functions for fitting equal- and random-effects models.
rma()function and the models fitted by the
lmer()functions (or: why the
lmer()functions cannot be used to fit meta-analytic models).
rma()function should be specified (and how, on occasion, they have been incorrectly specified).