The EcoCloud has numerous packages pre-installed in R Studio which are ready to use. However, there are often specific packages needed that are not loaded but will be used frequently.
To increase efficiency it is possible to save packages to your R Studio workspace. To do this simply run the following lines at the beginning of each of your R Studio sessions and the packages you have installed during that session will be saved and available the next time you launch a server.
You can then proceed to use the R Studio workspace as usual and ensure you appropriately end your R session by using the 'quit R session' options in the 'file' tab.