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.

Please contact us if you have any questions or suggestions about the content of this page. Last updated: 2018-08-08

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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 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  user account is removed or disabled.
    • Attribution to 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