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 packages 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!

If you want to be a reviewer we have a new form you can fill out, and we’ll ping you when there’s a submission that fits in your area of expertise.

The following five packages were recently submitted to our onboarding process:

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

On the blog

Onboarding series

We’re doing a series of guest blog posts for packages that have gone through our software review process at ropensci/onboarding.

We’ll have more posts in this series coming out soon - keep an eye out.

Use Cases

The following two papers use/cite rOpenSci or rOpenSci software:

Keep up with rOpenSci news

There are a number of ways to keep up with what rOpenSci is doing:


  1. Palomino, J., Muellerklein, O. C., & Kelly, M. (2017). A review of the emergent ecosystem of collaborative geospatial tools for addressing environmental challenges. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 65, 79–92. 

  2. Ludt, W. B., Morgan, L., Bishop, J., & Chakrabarty, P. (2017). A quantitative and statistical biological comparison of three semi-enclosed seas: the Red Sea, the Persian (Arabian) Gulf, and the Gulf of California. Marine Biodiversity.