SPSS, NVivo & R

Get to know these quantitative and qualitative data analysis software packages

R is a programming language and free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on UNIX platforms, Windows and Mac Operating System.

Interestingly, R was created by Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman at the University of Auckland. It is named after the first names of its creator.

Library resources on R

There are more than 70 titles on R programming language at Unitec Library, mostly are electronic books - see here

Selected ebooks are listed below:

Need help?

Please contact Arun Deo adeo@unitec.ac.nz from the Research Office if you need further help. 

Downloading R

You need both R and R-Studio to be installed into your computer in order to to run R programming language. The links for installation are:

https://cran.r-project.org

https://rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/#download