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* Digital Scholarship: R

What is R?

R is a powerful scripting language used for analyzing data and creating a wide variety of charts and graphs.


Learning R at UR

How do I get R?

R can be accessed in a number of ways:

  • R can be downloaded and installed from the R Project home page. This version features a command line interface.
  • RStudio is a free software program with a graphical user interface with with R language support built in — no other downloads necessary.
  • R-Fiddle is a web-based application for testing and sharing R code.
  • R is installed and available on CIRC's BlueHive cluster.