R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics developed and supported by the R Project for Statistical Computing.
|Version update||4.0.4 August 2021|
|License Type||Open source|
|Lab Locations||All LSC and WTC open access labs; HSC SSOM 350 and Call Lab 254|
All open access labs on Windows computers
|Faculty/Staff Desktop Availability||All LUC-owned faculty/staff Windows computers at LSC, WTC, and HSC via the LU Software Center.|
Options for using R off-campus
|Install on Personal Computer||Available for anyone to download for no charge via your preferred CRAN mirror. Download from the institution closest to LUC (Iowa State). Available for a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows, and MacOS.|
|Remote Access - Apporto||Available via the Apporto General Lab Desktop to students and faculty.|
|Remote Access - VPN||Available to faculty who are remotely connecting to their LUC desktop and have requested an install of the software.|
Manuals for R can be download as PDF or EPUB files or directly browserd as HTML. The R FAQ is the general collection of R FAQs and contains information for users on all platforms (Linux, Mac, Unix, Windows).
Support for R
- To report issues with R in computer labs or on faculty/staff desktops, contact the ITS Service Desk at ITSServiceDesk@luc.edu.
- ITRS provides statistical advising hours throughout the academic year; support for R is limited to the current adviser's knowledge of the software.