Software to simplify complex
network data collection.

Network Canvas is a free and open-source set of software for surveying personal networks, designed around the needs of both researchers and participants.

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An end-to-end workflow for your research

Network Canvas has a tool for survey design, a tool for interviewing, and a tool for secure case management. Through these three components – Architect, Server, and the Network Canvas application itself – researchers can easily design, capture, and export network data.

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Our goal is to build a suite of tools for the research community that is high quality, free, safe for research, and built to last. Watch our project video to learn more about why we created Network Canvas.

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If you would like to stay in touch with the project, and find out about events and releases as soon as they happen, we encourage you to join our mailing list, and to follow us on Twitter. We are considerate email partners, and will only ever use this list for important announcements.

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We have created extensive documentation, convering all aspects of creating, deploying, and managing a study using Network Canvas.

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This is an open source community-driven project. Please share your thoughts on the software, suggest new features, or to tell us where we could improve!

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