CMU Libraries

CMU Libraries Workshop: Intro to R, Part 2 - Working with Data in R

November 14, 2023

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ET

Sorrells Library Den, Wean Fourth Floor


The CMU Libraries offer tech workshops to anyone in the CMU community.

This two-part introductory workshop aims to teach basic concepts, skills, and tools for working with data in R so that you can get more done in less time, and apply concepts of reproducibility to your research. This is an introduction to R designed for participants with no programming experience. Part 1 of the workshop covers basic information about R syntax and the RStudio interface, including installing packages and working with vectors. Part 2 will cover importing CSV files, working with dataframes, how to deal with factors, how to add/remove rows and columns using the popular dplyr package, and how to calculate summary statistics from a data frame. Taking Part 1 and Part 2 is encouraged, but optional.

Learners should bring a laptop and should already have installed R and RStudio on their computer. Download installation and set-up instructions, as well as a detailed curriculum for the workshop.

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