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{SciViews} mainly provides the SciViews::R dialect through the function of the same name. It loads a series of tidyverse and SciViews packages in order to supplement base R with functions to implement that dialect. See, for instance the books Science des Données Biologiques I and Science des Données Biologiques II (in French) for extensive examples of the use of SciViews::R.


{SciViews} is available from CRAN, but it is an old version. You should install it from the SciViews R-Universe. To install this package and its dependencies, run the following command in R:

install.packages('SciViews', repos = c('',

An older version of {SciViews} can be installed from CRAN:


You can also install the latest development version. Make sure you have the {remotes} R package installed:


Use install_github() to install the {SciViews} package from GitHub (source from main branch will be recompiled on your machine):


R should install all required dependencies automatically, and then it should compile and install {SciViews}.

Further explore {SciViews}

You can get further help about this package this way: Make the {SciViews} package and all the other packages required by the SciViews::R dialect available in your R session:


Get help about this package:

library(help = "SciViews")
vignette("SciViews") # None is installed with install_github()

For further instructions, please, refer to these help pages at

Code of Conduct

Please note that the {SciViews} package is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By contributing to this project, you agree to abide by its terms.

Note to developers

This package used to be developed on R-Forge in the past. However, the latest R-Forge version was moved to this Github repository on 2018-01-05 (SVN version 569). Please, do not use R-Forge anymore for SciViews development, use this Github repository instead.