Re: [R] how to cite R data sets

From: stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2008 13:16:23 -0500

The data sets should be documented...

library(MASS)
?cats

and then the source should tell you how to site it

and specifically

?airquality

On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 11:03 AM, dxc13 <dxc13_at_health.state.ny.us> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> As part of a project I am doing, I am using the "airquality" data set that
> comes built into R as a means of showing an example of how my analysis will
> be carried out. I know that citation("package") will produce a citation for
> any R package, but is there a proper way to cite this data set?
>
> Thanks,
> ~D
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