Introduction to sciNote Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) and its Main Functionalities

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Whether you are just beginning your scientific career or already have vast experience, sciNote Electronic Lab Notebook enables you to organize your projects, experiments, and protocols and keep track of it all. It is easy to use, reliable and flexible. During this tutorial we will give you a detailed overview of sciNote functionalities, from experiment design to electronic signatures.

A wide range of resources for perspective electronic lab notebook (ELN) users can be found on the Gurdon Institute website at https://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/institute-life/computing/elnguidance. The site includes:

  • What is an Electronic Lab Notebook, and why should I use one?
  • A note about DIY documentation systems
  • Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) vs Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Disengagement - what if I want to change systems?
  • Which ELN would be best for me/my group?
  • Evaluating the product
  • Some current ELN products (suitability, platform, storage, and other details)
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sciNote
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Standard YouTube License
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No fee
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Collaborative workflow
Data collection
Data management
Data management planning
Data usage
Digital preservation workflow
Electronic lab notebook (ELN)
Workflows - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Published / Broadcast: 
Friday, May 12, 2017
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Gurdon Institute
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University of Cambridge
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ICSU - World Data System Training Resources Guide