New packages



We accept community contributed packages via our onboarding system - a software review system, sorta like scholarly paper review, but way better. We’ll highlight new pacakages here that have come through this system. A huge thanks to our reviewers, who do a lot of work reviewing (see the blog post on our review system), and the authors of the packages!

The following package recently went through our onboarding process and has been approved:

The following was recently submitted to our onboarding process and is undergoing review:

Use cases

Four recent papers and one poster/shiny app cite and/or use rOpenSci software:

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  1. MacDonald, A. A. M. (2016). Abiotic and biotic factors creating variation among bromeliad communities (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia). 

  2. Lammey, R. (2016). Using the Crossref Metadata API to explore publisher content. Sci Ed, 3(2), 109–111. 

  3. Winslow, L. A., Chamberlain, S., Appling, A. P., & Read, J. S. sbtools: A Package Connecting R to Cloud-based Data for Collaborative Online Research. 

  4. Foster, Z. S. L., Sharpton, T., & Grunwald, N. J. (2016). MetacodeR: An R package for manipulation and heat tree visualization of community taxonomic data from metabarcoding.