- Java 1.6 or higher - A programming language and computing platform for developing cross OS software.
- Science of Science tool (Sci2) - A desktop application for information analysis and visualization, free with registration. If you having problem to start up Sci2, please see 10 Sci2 FAQ.
- Gephi - A free network visualization tool
- Acrobat Reader- A PDF reader needed for viewing visualization results.
- PS to PDF Converter
- VIVO August 2013 workshop data.zip - Hands on workshop data and plugin package.