These video tutorials were created by the project teams in INST714 Information for Decision-Making (Fall, 2013; instructed by Dr. Susan Winter) at the College of Information Studies at University of Maryland, College Park.

NodeXL is a free, open-source template for Microsoft® Excel® 2007, 2010 and (possibly) 2013 that makes it easy to explore network graphs.  With NodeXL, you can enter a network edge list in a worksheet, click a button and see your graph, all in the familiar environment of the Excel window.



  • Natasa Milic-Frayling, Microsoft Research, Ben Shneiderman, Univ. of Maryland, Marc. Smith, Connected Action in their presentation –  Social Network Analysis in Excel explore different factors in Social Network Analysis and also focus on the inspiration and need for NodeXL.