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Network Analysis

What is Network Analysis and Social Network Analysis, and how you perform it.

NodeXL is a add-in for Windows versions of Excel to do network graphs. It is a project from the Social Media Research Foundation, and naturally is optimal for Social Media Analysis. A Basic version is Free which allows general network visualization, grouping, and simple analyses (e.g., density, degree). The Pro version is licensed per year and is cheap for students. See a comparison of features.

Access to NodeXL

As an Excel Plugin, NodeXL works only on Windows computers that have Microsoft Office. See options for Mac users.

  • Download the FREE NodeXL Basic
  • Download NodeXL Pro
    • Student licenses are ~ $30 /yr
    • Faculty licenses are ~ $200 /yr


Materials from NodeXL