labiiSummary from vendor: Whether you're a team of 2 or 2,000 start documenting for as low as pennies per record. Labii's Pay-Per-Use pricing lets you pay as you go. Customize your records down to every detail with Labii. Configure Labii to document the type of data (Samples, Plasmids,, the attribution of the records, as well as the details of each record. Extend the functionality in your ELN & LIMS by adding widgets to meet your specific research needs. Whether you’re in the biotech or chemical fields there are widgets specialized for your industry.

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Features & Specifications

  • Interactivity

    Interface functionality

    Search functions can search across file formats and beyond typos

    • Able to search for documents within the platform
    • Able to search beyond file formats
    • Transparency of file structure


    Ability to manipulate files and images

    • Can manipulate text documents and spreadsheets, but not images


    Support for multiple open windows

    • Yes


    Ability to link out

    • Labii currently support PubMed for references and data analysis
  • Support for Researcher Documentation

    Documentation and metadata creation

    Hyperlink Support

    • Yes


    Metadata Creation Prompts

    • No


    Rights Management (Licensing)

    • Yes


    Protocol Integration

    • Yes
  • Adaptability to Lab Workflows

    Platform compatibility

    Accounts/Permissions Levels

    • Yes


    Internal Data Sharing

    • Yes


    Adaptable to a Variety of Workflows

    • Yes. Labii provides widgets to extend the functionality in ELN & LIMS to meet specific research needs


    Compatibility with authoring tools

    • No 


    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    

    • No


    Hybrid (cloud/local) Storage

    • No



    • Labii ELN use blockchain technology to secure the versioning.
    • A new version is created whenever a change is made.
    • User can preview all previous versions and can restore to any previous versions.


    File Redundancy

    • Labii does not control file redundancy.
    • Users have the responsibility to reduce the redundancy.
    • However, Labii provides notification on identical items.


    Creates stable URLs or persistent identifiers for entries

    • Yes


    Can unregistered users access the data found at persistent links?

    • Yes


    Storage Capacity - Users

    • Unlimited - Labii charges $10/100G/month


    Storage Capacity - Max File Size

    • The largest object that can be uploaded in a single PUT is 5 gigabytes.
  • Hosting

    Software access


    • Yes



    • No


    Hybrid (combination of cloud and local)    

    • No
  • Support

    Training and maintenance offered


    • API training services - In-person, user oriented, administrator oriented



    • FAQs, video tutorials, instructions, troubleshooting information, “quick-start” instructions.


    Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

    • All data can be exported. Copies of data are also available to download at the backup panel.


    Compatibility with data repositories

    • Mysql database, JSON, pdf files


    Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

    • All data can be exported.
    • Copies of data are also available to download at the backup panel.


    Recovery Options

    • Labii is doing daily backup for all data.
    • Users have freedom to set up the backup frequency for their own data.


    Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

    • Labii uses SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) 2.0 to support SSO (Single Sign On)


    Number of Installations per institution

    • No limit.
    • Labii charges $80/user/month (50% off for academic) or $0.1/record


    Multiple client use

    • Yes


    Number of registered Harvard/HMS users

    • 3 research labs


    Other higher-education users

    • The most active users are scientists from middle-size biotech companies
  • Security

    Compliance with Harvard security

    Harvard Security Levels

    • Level 3 - Information that could cause risk of material harm to individuals or the University if disclosed


    Backdoor accessibility

    • Yes
  • Other

    Additional features

    Open Science/Open Data Efforts

    • This service links to open data repositories.
    • Labii provides API to read and write data to any other data repositories


    Academically Oriented

    • Designed for industry use.
    • Open all functionalities to academic.


    Cost (per seat)    

    • The price is $80 per user per month (50% off for academic use) or $0.1 per record (pay per use)


    Dictation/voice input

    • No


    Data Entry

    • Labii provides a variety of widgets to support all type of data entry.
    • For example, plain-text, rich-text, spreadsheets, drag-drop to import,


    Platform Integrations

    • Any platform that has API support or data can be exported to .tsv files
  • Tiers of Service

    Features and costs associated
    • Labii provides one version with all functionalities.
    • Once purchased, the user gets access to all functions