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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
    • Able to search beyond typographical errors
    • Transparency of file structure

     

    Ability to manipulate files and images

    • Can manipulate text documents and spreadsheets, and can manipulate some elements of images and other data sets

     

    Support for multiple open windows

    • Yes

     

    Ability to link out

    • Yes
  • Support for Researcher Documentation

    Documentation and metadata creation

    Hyperlink Support

    • Yes

     

    Metadata Creation Prompts

    • No

     

    Rights Management (Licensing)

    • No 

     

    Protocol Integration

    • No
  • Adaptability to Lab Workflows

    Platform compatibility

    Accounts/Permissions Levels

    • No information provided

     

    Internal Data Sharing

    • No information provided

     

    Adaptable to a Variety of Workflows

    • No information provided

     

    Compatibility with authoring tools

    • No information provided

     

    Windows Compatible    

    • Yes

     

    Macintosh Compatible

    • Yes

     

    Linux Compatible

    • Yes

     

    Android Compatible    

    • Yes

     

    iOS Compatible    

    • Yes
  • Storage

    Available data storage options

    Cloud Storage    

    • No information provided

     

    Local Storage    

    • No information provided

     

    Hybrid (cloud/local) Storage

    • Yes

     

    Versioning

    • Tracking, backup, storage

     

    File Redundancy

    • No information provided

     

    Creates stable URLs or persistent identifiers for entries

    • No information provided

     

    Can unregistered users access the data found at persistent links?

    • Yes
       

    Storage Capacity - Users

    • 5 TB

     

    Storage Capacity - Max File Size

    • 10 GB
  • Hosting

    Software access

    Cloud

    • No information provided

     

    Local

    • No information provided

     

    Hybrid (combination of cloud and local)    

    • No information provided
  • Support

    Training and maintenance offered

    Training

    • In-person training, user oriented training, BrainStorm QuickHelp

     

    Documentation    

    • FAQs, video tutorials, instructions, "Quick-start" instructions

     

    Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

    • Yes

     

    Compatibility with data repositories

    • Yes; OneDrive, SharePoint, Box, Dropbox, Network Drives, etc.

     

    Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

    • Notes can be exported in doc, pdg, xps and mht

     

    Recovery Options

    • Files stored in the cloud can be synced to your computer, and be backed up with SharePoint

     

    Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

    • Yes

     

    Number of Installations per institution

    • No license (included with Office 365 or standalone)

     

    Multiple client use

    • Yes
       

    Number of registered Harvard/HMS users

    • No information provided

     

    Other higher-education users

    • The ELN is not currently used at a higher education institution. The LIMS product is used at several educational institutions.
  • Security

    Compliance with Harvard security

    Harvard Security Levels

    • Up to and including Level 3

     

    Backdoor accessibility

    • Yes
  • Other

    Additional features

    Open Science/Open Data Efforts

    • Supports co-authoring and publishing to the web for others to view/edit.

     

    Academically Oriented

    • No information provided

     

    Cost (per seat)    

    • No information provided

     

    Dictation/voice input

    • Yes

     

    Data Entry

    • OneNote file format is used, can manipulate text documents and spreadsheets as well as some elements of images and datasets.

     

    Platform Integrations

    • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Tiers of Service

    Features and costs associated

    Office 365 Home

    • Cost: $99.99 per year / $9.99 per month
    • Desktop versions of Office 2016applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook, plus Access and Publisher for PC only
    • One license covers 5 PCs or Macs
    • Optimized Office experience on up to 5 tablets and 5 phones
    • File storage and sharing with 1 TB of OneDrive storage per user, for up to 5 users
    • Applications are always up to date
    • Microsoft support via chat or phone at no extra cost
    • With Skype, make calls to mobile phones and landlines, 60 minutes per month per user, for up to 5 users
    • Outlook.com advanced security, no ads, and 50 GB mailbox for up to 5 users
    • Licensed for home use

     

    Office 365 Personal

    • Cost: $69.99 per year / $6.99 per month
    • Desktop versions of Office 2016applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook, plus Access and Publisher for PC only
    • One license covers 1 PC or Mac
    • Optimized Office experience on 1 tablet and 1 phone
    • File storage and sharing with 1 TB of OneDrive storage for 1 user
    • Applications are always up to date
    • Microsoft support via chat or phone at no extra cost
    • With Skype, make calls to mobile phones and landlines, 60 minutes per month for 1 user
    • Outlook.com advanced security, no ads, and 50 GB mailbox for 1 user
    • Licensed for home use

     

    Office Home & Student 2016 for PC

    • Cost: $149.99 one-time purchase
    • Desktop versions of Office 2016 applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote
    • One license covers 1 PC
    • Licensed for home use

     

    Office 365 Business Options

     

    Office 365 Enterprise Options