Data Wrangling in R: Tidy Data and the R Tidyverse

  • Registration Closed
  • May 21, 2018
  • 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
  • NIH Library Training Room

The NIH Library's Data Services program provides classes on a variety of topics related to managing, analyzing, and visualizing data.

Session Description

The class is part of our Introduction to R Series. These classes are designed to teach non-programmers to write modular code and to introduce best practices for using R for data analysis and data visualization.


  • Describe tidy data
  • List the major components of the tidyverse
  • Describe the benefits of using the tidyverse packages
  • Distinguish between importing data in base R and using readr
  • Discriminate between long and wide data
  • Apply the gather() and spread() functions in RStudio

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