Getting Started

The book Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL: Insights from a Connected World is the most comprehensive source on NodeXL. Accompanying slides and datasets are available on the NodeXL Teaching Resources page.

If you plan to use the book in a classroom setting, please contact Derek Hansen ( Derek is keeping track of the courses where NodeXL is being used. Feedback is welcome.

A draft slide deck providing an overview of NodeXL is available here.

Also see the NodeXL one-page flyer.


Help Support NodeXL!

Help support the continued development of NodeXL with your donation to the Social Media Research Foundation's NodeXL project fund.

Donate to the Social Media Research Foundation's NodeXL Development Fund



See the list of NodeXL publications.

If you would like to cite NodeXL in an academic publication, please use some form of the following:

Smith, M., Milic-Frayling, N., Shneiderman, B., Mendes Rodrigues, E., Leskovec, J., Dunne, C., (2010). NodeXL: a free and open network overview, discovery and exploration add-in for Excel 2007/2010, from the Social Media Research Foundation,

Posts About NodeXL

Last edited Aug 31, 2013 at 5:23 PM by MarcSmith, version 35


surreydude Jun 22, 2011 at 9:14 AM 
Is there a way of installing NodeXL without it needing to connect to the interwebs? The network where I work is private and not connected. Cheers

tcap479 Dec 9, 2009 at 12:42 AM 

mprove Dec 4, 2009 at 2:08 PM 
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