As those of you who follow scientific education are painfully aware, the U.S. has slipped dramatically in the production of capable scientists. According to Mariette DiChristina, Editor-in-Chief of Scientific American, "American students are now ranked 22nd and 31st among their international peers in science and math, respectively." In order to help improve the situation, last … Continue reading LabArchives, Electronic Lab Notebooks, and Education
LabArchives is especially excited to announce the addition of doi's to our flagship product. But "what is a 'doi'", you might ask? And what does that have to do with my laboratory data? DOI is an acronym for "Digital Object Identifier". Most people are familiar with doi's from reading journal articles, most of which include … Continue reading LabArchives and “doi’s”
LabArchives is excited to announce the release of a major new capability that greatly enhances the utility of the leading Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN). While LabArchives has always provided for the ability to store any type of files within Notebooks, the new viewer feature, released over the weekend, now provides the ability to view Office, … Continue reading LabArchives Features new Viewer for Office, PDF, and Text
Our latest release of LabArchives (www.labarchives.com) includes a powerful new feature that we are calling "LA-Docs". In addition to being a very important new function for our users, LA-Docs also is a blueprint for our vision of the future of LabArchives as we continue in our rapid development of this innovative product. So what is … Continue reading New “LA-DOCS” Feature in LabArchives
After more than 18 months and thousands of hours of development effort, we are pleased to announce that LabArchives is now officially available to the public! For those of you that are new to this Blog, LabArchives (www.labarchives.com) is an innovative new web-based software service for storing, organizing, sharing, and publishing scientific data (it can … Continue reading LabArchives is Officially Released
One of the most powerful features of LabArchives is the ability to share information...either within your laboratory, with specific collaborators, or with the entire scientific community. With the click of the mouse, LabArchives will provide you with a URL that will make any selected data available for viewing. Thus, the recent guidelines by the National … Continue reading The NSF and Sharing of Data
As we near the commercial release of LabArchives as well as testing at the NIH, I am reflecting on the amazing progress made by our Development and IT teams over the last year. LabArchives is emerging as an extremely easy to use yet powerful tool that we believe will improve the efficiency of many investigators … Continue reading Getting ready for official release and NIH Test
We are pleased to announce that LabArchives has been selected for testing by the National Institutes of Health. An NIH committee has reviewed a number of Electronic Notebook Programs (ELNs) and has selected LabArchives as one of the finalists to be tested by approximately 100 scientists beginning in early October. The NIH committee is hoping … Continue reading LabArchives at the NIH!
We were gratified by the enthusiastic response to LabArchives which was publicly demonstrated at the Experimental Biology (FASEB) meetings in Anaheim last month. We have enrolled a number of new Beta-testers, and received key feedback from the scientific community.
Welcome to the premier blog entry for LabArchives, the new web-based software to enable investigators to organize, track, retrieve, and selectively publish laboratory data. We are currently in beta-test, and plan for a full commercial release in the next 2-3 months. I would like to begin with apologies to Louis Pasteur, for our slight modification … Continue reading “Chance favors the organized lab”