Webinars for LabArchives, essential e-lab notebook

Register for webinars for LabArchives, an electronic lab notebook used for research. LabArchives allows you to save all the paperwork, protocols, data in one place, and access it from anywhere, any time.

By Daureen Nesdill, Campus Administrator for LabArchives

Researchers in most colleges on campus have integrated LabArchives into their research programs. Cores and undergraduates with senior projects are also using LabArchives for good reason; you can save all the paperwork, protocols, data and more in one place and access it from anywhere at any time.

If you are unfamiliar with LabArchives and want to improve your use of the platform, we are offering a series of webinars.

LabArchives provides a secure platform to record and save your work—it is HIPAA and NIST 800-171 compliant and storage space is unlimited. LabArchives is built for collaboration within a research group and among research groups. Being online and collaborative has helped scientists to continue their research during this pandemic.

I am impressed that LA is a new and better way to manage lab records. Furthermore, after very many years in the lab (about 60 years and zillions of notebooks) I suspect that this will become the standard

– Gerald J. Gleich M.D., Dermatology

LabArchives is particularly useful in my group, because it helps keep everything together even after group members graduate and leave. With ongoing projects, and multiple graduate and undergraduate research students working on them, this is very important and valuable. And, it’s a touch of comfort knowing that even if a student drops their computer down the stairs or leaves their research notebook in an airport (both of which have happened to me in real life), their data, codes, and other important information will still be there.

-Cynthia Furse Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering

To learn about LabArchives, we are offering a series of webinars to be taught by Daureen Nesdill, Campus Administrator for Labarchives and Linda Cubias, Enterprise Success Manager at LabArchives. We invite you to register for one or all the webinars listed below

Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 2:00 p.m.

An introduction to the U’s ELN, LabArchives

For new users that need help with the basics or current users that need a refresher on how to create notebooks, add and manage your data, notebook access controls, collaboration tools, and export options.

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Thursday, Feb. 24 at 10:00 a.m.

LabArchives for researchers – Notebook setup overview session

The LabArchives Research Notebook begins as a blank slate that is meant to be flexible so that you can customize the structure to complement current workflows. Join this session for a closer look at how you can use our built-in layouts or set up a notebook using other popular structures including: project and grant-based, individual researcher-based notebooks, date-based, or team and company notebooks to manage shared materials for reference purposes.

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Friday, Feb. 25 at 11:00 a.m.

LabArchives for advanced users – Using notebook templates widgets and integrations

 For all users that would like to learn how you can use templates and widgets to create reusable content to standardize the gathering and entry of data in notebooks. Most importantly, we will clarify the differences between the two and discuss when it could be appropriate to use one over the other. We will also cover several key integration partners and how those resources can be used in LabArchives including SnapGene and GraphPad Prism.

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Monday, Feb. 28  at 12:00 p.m.

An Introduction to the University’s ELN, LabArchives

For new users that need help with the basics or current users that need a refresher on how to create notebooks, add and manage your data, notebook access controls, collaboration tools, and export options.

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Tuesday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m.

Improving data management and reproducibility through LabArchives

 Learn the benefits that LabArchives offers researchers and how it can easily be integrated into your research data management toolkit. Topics covered include:

  • Establishing data management policies
  • Notebook structure and research workflows
  • Audit trail, revisions history and version control
  • Access controls
  • Page signing and witnessing
  • Creating templates and copying content
  • Collaborating internally and externally

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Thursday, March 3 at 10:00 a.m.

LabArchives solutions for working with code

Join this session to learn how you can use LabArchives to effectively manage code, scripts, and output datasets. The secure electronic notebook from LabArchives supports the upload of all file formats and also integrates with Jupyter Notebooks. The ability to link out to raw data stored outside of LabArchives is available and you can also easily create data dictionaries, post notes, observations, comments, and conclusions within the notebook. The notebook is also searchable making it easy to locate the content when you need it.

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Friday, March 4 at 12:00 p.m.

LabArchives solutions for clinical researchers

Join this session to learn how you can use LabArchives to effectively manage your Clinical Research data. The secure and HIPAA compliant notebook from LabArchives includes a flexible and customizable structure, supports the upload of all file formats, and provides the ability to create custom forms and templates to input data accurately and consistently across the notebook. Tools are also provided to aid in collaboration and sharing of content.

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