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Statistical Software: R

Guide to resource on statistical packages like SPSS, Stata, SAS, and R

Software Availability

Lab computers with SPSS, SAS, Stata, and R are available at Van Pelt and other libraries, as well as the Undergraduate and Graduate Data Analysis Labs in McNeil Building

R is available for free download from the R Project.

R Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for R. It provides a user-friendly interface for R. 

Stat Transfer is available at the Undergraduate Data Analysis Lab in McNeil.

Statistical Software Assistance at the Library

Appointments are available with our statistics software consultant for R, Stata, and SPSS.  Make an appointment via the Penn Libraries Technology Consultation Appointment page : select "Stata, R and Other Statistical Software" for available appointments.

Mailing List

Learning about R

R is an open source language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. It has both the flexibility and steep learning curve of a programming language.

Data packages

The R community has developed numerous programs that add functionality to R. Below are listed programs that import data into R automatically.

Penn Libraries Books on R

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