This open textbook, created by Dr Jill Mackay, Lecturer (Veterinary Medical Education) at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, is designed to help staff and students get to grips with with R. 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

You can access the open textbook here: R @ R(D)SVS

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

Header image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay