# Chapter 5 Tibbles

Tibbles are rectangular tables of data and the basic data structure of the tidyverse. As we have been using them without knowing their properties, it is time to take a closer look at them.

In this chapter, we use the tibble package , which provides us with new ways of creating and using rectangular tables of data.

### References

Müller, K., & Wickham, H. (2020). tibble: Simple data frames. Retrieved from https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=tibble