rdryad is a package to interface with the Dryad data repository.


Install Dryad from CRAN

Or install development version of rdryad from GitHub:



Solr search interface

Basic search, restricting to certain fields for brevity

Dryad data based on an article DOI:

All terms in the dc.subject facet, along with their frequencies:

Article DOIs associated with all data published in Dryad over the past 90 days:

OAI-PMH interface

Identify the service

List sets

Get records

Download a file

Does not read file into, just a helper to get data files


By default dryad_fetch() will download to temporary files (note that these are cleaned up at the end of your R session). Check out the documentation for other options.


Data provided by…

Data is provided from the Dryad API.