R: R @ R(D)SVS textbook (Activity)

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An online textbook for getting started with R.

This open textbook was created by Dr Jill Mackay, Lecturer (Veterinary Medical Education) at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at Edinburgh University.

The book includes everything you need to get started and includes code blocks and plain English explanations of what the code is doing.  Chapters cover:

  • Installing R
  • Getting started
  • Data
  • Charts
  • ggplot2
  • Data processing
  • The Tidyverse
  • Troubleshooting
  • Basic statistics
  • and much more



All textbook materials are licensed CC0 and can be accessed on Github for download, adaptation, forking and redistribution here: https://github.com/jillymackay/RatRDSVS.

Thanks to the Open.Ed team at Edinburgh University, for this recommendation.

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