LabCollectorSummary from Vendor: The LabCollector ELN add-on is an efficient and simple notebook for storing and managing all your experiments. It is a great replacement or complement to paper notebooks. Directly link an experiment with all data and resources used in just a few clicks. Create and use templates for your most common experiments.

Compare LabCollector to other options in the Electronic Lab Notebook Matrix.

green check Please Note: This information has been verified by a vendor representative. Last updated: 2018-08-08

Features & Specifications

  • Interactivity

    Interface functionality

    Search functions can search across file formats and beyond typos

    • Yes

     

    Ability to manipulate files and images

    • Yes

     

    Support for multiple open windows

    • Yes, however, restrictions block multiple users from editing the same page at the same time

     

    Ability to link out

    • Yes
  • Support for Researcher Documentation

    Documentation and metadata creation

    Hyperlink Support

    • Yes

     

    Metadata Creation Prompts

    • Metadata can be created on a template by template basis

     

    Rights Management (Licensing)

    • Yes

     

    Protocol Integration

    • Workflow design, page templates, spreadsheet templates
  • Adaptability to Lab Workflows

    Platform compatibility

    Accounts/Permissions Levels

    • Yes

     

    Internal Data Sharing

    • Yes

     

    Adaptable to a Variety of Workflows

    • Extensive customization possible

     

    Compatibility with authoring tools

    • Not applicable in general
    • User and time stamps recorded on each action

     

    Windows Compatible    

    • Yes

     

    Macintosh Compatible

    • Yes

     

    Linux Compatible

    • Yes

     

    Android Compatible    

    • Yes

     

    iOS Compatible    

    • Yes
  • Storage

    Available data storage options

    Cloud Storage    

    • Yes

     

    Local Storage    

    • Yes

     

    Hybrid (cloud/local) Storage

    • No

     

    Versioning

    • Audit trail, activity log, task time reporting

     

    File Redundancy

    • No information provided

     

    Creates stable URLs or persistent identifiers for entries

    • Yes

     

    Can unregistered users access the data found at persistent links?

    • Data retained even if the user account is removed or disabled
    • Attribution to the removed user is retained

     

    Storage Capacity - Users

    • No limit if hosted locally
    • Storage varies by hosting plan

     

    Storage Capacity - Max File Size

    • Users can create a restriction
  • Hosting

    Software access

    Cloud

    • Available with AgileBio or on a host of user’s preference

     

    Local

    • Yes

     

    Hybrid (combination of cloud and local)    

    • Only via making local backups
  • Support

    Training and maintenance offered

    Training

    • Live chat support

     

    Documentation    

    • Brochure, manual, technical support tickets, knowledge base, e-training, change logs

     

    Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

    • Yes

     

    Compatibility with data repositories

    • Link LabCollector data directly to the ELN

     

    Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

    • Archive function
    • Experiment transfer
    • Export to structured, barcoded, summarized PDF pages

     

    Recovery Options

    • Data is automatically backed up

     

    Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

    • Yes

     

    Number of Installations per institution

    • No information provided

     

    Multiple client use

    • No information provided

     

    Number of registered Harvard/HMS users

    • No information provided

     

    Other higher-education users

    • No information provided
  • Security

    Compliance with Harvard Security

    Harvard Security Levels

    • No information provided 

     

    Backdoor accessibility

    • No information provided 
  • Other

    Additional features

    Open Science/Open Data Efforts

    • AgileBio supports open science and data

     

    Academically Oriented

    • Yes

     

    Cost (per seat)    

    • Varies by total package

     

    Dictation/voice input

    • Available by connecting appropriate device

     

    Data Entry

    • Diagram designer tool for designing chemical reactions and experiment schemes
    • Rich text editor
    • Upload multiple images and files at once

     

    Platform Integrations

    • Fully integrated with LabCollector LIMS
  • Tiers of Service

    Features and cost associated
    Self-hosted

    Self-hosted

    Free Level

    • Cost: $0
    • Features
      • Fully featured LabCollector
      • 3 users
      • 1000 data records
      • Support by tickets/forum
      • Lab Notebook free
      • Unlimited books and projects with up to 500 pages in total

     

    Academic Level    

    • Cost: From $2,600
    • Features
      • Scalable users. Starting at 5 users
      • 6 permission levels
      • LDAP/AD authentications
      • Group policies (optional)
      • Versioning (optional)
      • Unlimited data records
      • Creation of custom modules (optional)
      • Large choice of optional add-ons
      • Free API
      • 1 year of free dedicated support/upgrades

     

    Industry Level

    • Cost: From $3,640
    • Features
      • Scalable users. Starting at 5 users
      • 6 permission levels
      • LDAP/AD authentications
      • Group policies (optional)
      • Versioning (optional)
      • Unlimited data records
      • Creation of custom modules (optional)
      • Large choice of optional add-ons
      • Free API
      • 1 year of free dedicated support/upgrades
      • CFR 21 part 11 and GLP regulations
      • Dedicated consulting services
  • Tiers of Service

    Features and cost associated
    Cloud-hosted

    Cloud-hosted

    SaaS Level

    • Cost: $0
    • Features
      • Free Mode
      • Coming Soon

     

    Private Hosting Level

    • Cost: Contact LabCollector
    • Features
      • Get it in 24 hr
      • Shared AgileBio server
      • Unlimited storage (file upload limits)
      • SSL/HTTPS included
      • Generic URL access with https://labcollector.online
      • Daily and weekly database backups
        30-day trial
      • Migrate any moment to another server

     

    VPS Level

    • Cost
      • Starting setup fee $250 (mandatory for creating a private VPS)
      • VPS rental: $75/$99 per month
      • Option: dedicated domain for $10/month (otherwise, IP access) or all generic labcollector.online domain
      • SSL/HTTPS: $15 per month
    • Features
      • Get it in 24 hr
      • LabCollector annual support
      • 2 or 6 dedicated CPU cores
      • 50Gb or 200Gb of SSD storage
      • Monthly snapshot (full backup)

     

    Dedicated Server Level

    • Cost: Contact LabCollector
    • Features
      • Custom tailored
      • Coming Soon