To prepare for the workshop, our instructors have provided some readings for the participants to do in advance, as well as instructions for software installation.

Software Installation

In advance of the workshop, please install Gephi network analysis software on your computer using these instructions.
–Download the software from
–Read through the 3 slide tutorials found at
—–Gephi Quick Start
—–Gephi Tutorial: Visualization
—–Gephi Tutorial: Layouts

Readings on Social Network Analysis

Scott Weingart, Demystifying Networks, Parts I, II, VIII

Historical Network Research


Readings on GIS/Spatial History