Document Collections, Journals and Proceedings

In addition to the manuals, FAQs, the R Journal and its predecessor R News, the following sites may be of interest to R users:

Smaller Collections and Single Documents

R guides and documentation not contained in the contributed documentation section of CRAN:

Non-English Material


  • Translations of the R manuals (An Introduction to R , R Data Import/Export, The R language definition, Writing R Extensions, R Internals) and “R for Beginners” to Chinese by Dr. Guohui Ding.


Currently none are freely available.


Disclaimer: Most of the documents listed on this page are provided by users of R. The R core team does not take any responsibility for contents (except when explicitly named as author), but we appreciate every effort to create R-related documentation very much and encourage everybody to contribute to this list!