VOSON (decomissioned)

VOSON was phased out in 2020. Hyperlink collection and network generation available via R package vosonSML.

VOSON is web-based software incorporating web mining, data visualisation, and traditional empirical social science methods (e.g. social network analysis, SNA). Text analysis, dataset manipulation and visualisation, and social network analysis (SNA) are available within an integrated environment.

VOSON is a fully-integrated Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution. Insights from VOSON have been used in academia, by government departments and agencies around the world since 2006.

VOSON has been commercially hosted and developed by Uberlink Corp since 2010.

General Information


Create a VOSON account

Subscribe at the Uberlink site to start using VOSON

VOSON academic citation

Ackland, R. (2010), "WWW Hyperlink Networks," Chapter 12 in D. Hansen, B. Shneiderman and M. Smith (eds), Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL: Insights from a connected world. Morgan-Kaufmann. (pre-print)


Consult the User Guide

Updated June 2017 for VOSON 2.5

Read the Quickstart Guide

Updated September 2017 for VOSON 2.5

Access VOSON Training Multimedia

Updated November 2016