We spoke with Rebecca Rich at Brewer Science Inc. to better understand why the organization decided to look for an electronic lab notebook (ELN), how they chose LabArchives and what their next steps will look like now that they're moving towards digital documentation. For those who aren’t familiar with the field, what does Brewer Science do when it comes … Continue reading Brewer Science: starting out with an ELN
Byron Deane works in the Research Technology Department supporting Laboratory Informatics as well as Innovation & Consulting at UMASS Medical. We caught up with him to learn more about how UMASS has employed LabArchives Electronic Notebook (ELN) in order to move away from the paper lab notebook and towards better documentation. Byron Deane outside of … Continue reading Using an ELN at UMASS Medical
Natalie Stringer, our Resident Professor, has been hard at work on our newly released product: LabArchives Inventory. Natalie got her PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Iowa, was a postdoctoral fellow at NIH and has worked as an Associate Professor at Montgomery College and Northern Virginia Community College. She has experience on all … Continue reading LabArchives Inventory is here!
(For original Press Release click here) Today LabArchives announced the addition of LabArchives Inventory to their online suite of collaborative, secure and intuitive data management tools. This new product supports inventory organization and tracking of laboratory consumables, samples and ordered supplies. LabArchives Inventory also connects with LabArchives Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN), which is used by … Continue reading LabArchives adds LabArchives Inventory to Data Management Suite
If you use a paper lab notebook you've probably gone through the pain of writing and re-writing steps for experiments you frequently repeat. If you're an instructor, you know that getting students to manually copy protocols can be like pulling teeth. Whether you're researching, teaching or learning the scientific method there are many scenarios where … Continue reading You asked for ‘copy’ workflows and we built them!
ELN stands for Electronic Laboratory Notebook. That middle word ‘laboratory’ comes with a STEM connotation. It makes many think of beakers, flasks, white lab coats, the periodic table and those Bunsen burners you could never light in your high school chemistry class. Labs, however, aren’t just for science. Merriam Webster defines a lab as a … Continue reading Using an ELN for Humanities
Our global team spends a lot of time online and our IT team keeps us (and our users) safe. We’re sharing this message they sent out with you because the last thing anyone needs right now, is to fall victim to an internet scam or cyber infection….Be sure to also check out Part 1 and … Continue reading Staying safe online during COVID-19 (part 3)
Finding a digital solution that makes an everyday task easier, is like buying an eighteen speed bicycle. It's a huge upgrade from the three speed that simply got you from A to B. But to go further, faster you have to learn how to leverage the high-tech specs you paid for. This’ll involve a bit … Continue reading Elbow grease won’t change behavior, buy-in will
Columbia University's LabArchives enterprise license ensures that everyone on campus has access to the platform. Researchers, PIs (primary investigators), lab managers, instructors, students, post grads - all can leverage LabArchives for their unique purposes. But this alone doesn't mean that they will. Last month, LabArchives team members travelled to Columbia to do what they do … Continue reading Implementation: what it looks like when it’s a breeze
Mandated use at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), a step towards data compliance and protection In 2017, TJU set out on a digital journey. It all began with a vision to institute electronic research notebooks at TJU, followed by Theodore Taraschi, PhD, Senior Associate Provost for Research Conduct and Compliance. Dr. Taraschi amassed the key elements … Continue reading A step towards compliance at Thomas Jefferson University