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Resources for R Users

This guide hosts a variety of multi-media resources for using R, R Studio, general data analysis, and data visualization.


R is an open-source, free software for statistical analysis. There are no restrictions on use or application. Get RStudio, an open-source development environment for R, from

Web Resources

Use to search for R-related information, instead of Google.


OSU has over 200 R-related eBooks in the catalog, here is a selected list.

Data Visualization


This is a selected list of books, OSU has over 314 R-related print books.

Data Repositories

Make your data freely available for other researchers to access and use!