To cite the rdiversity framework in publications use:

Reeve R, Leinster T, Cobbold C, Thompson J, Brummitt N, Mitchell S, Matthews L (2016). “How to partition diversity.” arXiv, 1404.6520 [q-bio.QM].

To cite the rdiversity package directly use:

Mitchell S, Reeve R, White T (2020). rdiversity. R package version 2.0,

Corresponding BibTeX entries:

    title = {How to partition diversity},
    author = {Richard Reeve and Tom Leinster and Christina Cobbold and
      Jill Thompson and Neil Brummitt and Sonia Mitchell and Louise
    journal = {arXiv},
    year = {2016},
    volume = {1404.6520 [q-bio.QM]},
    title = {rdiversity},
    author = {Sonia Mitchell and Richard Reeve and Tom White},
    year = {2020},
    note = {R package version 2.0},
    url = {},