OpenWetWareSummary from Vendor: OpenWetWare (OWW) is an effort to promote the sharing of information, know-how, and wisdom among researchers and groups who are working in biology & biological engineering. OWW is managed by the BioBricks Foundation. OWW runs on MediaWiki software on Linux servers and provides a place for labs, individuals, and groups to organize their own information and collaborate with others easily and efficiently.

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Please contact us if you have any questions or suggestions about the content of this page. Last updated: 2018-02-01

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Features & Specifications

  • Interactivity

    Interface functionality

    Search functions can search across file formats and beyond typos

    • Local search can find content located within your project.

     

    Ability to manipulate files and images

    • No information provided

     

    Support for multiple open windows

    • No information provided

     

    Ability to link out

    • No information provided
  • Support for Researcher Documentation

    Documentation and metadata creation

    Hyperlink Support

    • No information provided

     

    Metadata Creation Prompts

    • No information provided

     

    Rights Management (Licensing)

    • No information provided

     

    Protocol Integration

    • No information provided
  • Adaptability to Lab Workflows

    Platform compatibility

    Accounts/Permissions Levels

    • No information provided

     

    Internal Data Sharing

    • No information provided

     

    Adaptable to a Variety of Workflows

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    Compatibility with authoring tools

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    Windows Compatible    

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    Macintosh Compatible

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    Linux Compatible

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    Android Compatible    

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    iOS Compatible    

    • No information provided
  • Storage

    Available data storage options

    Cloud Storage    

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    Local Storage    

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    Hybrid (cloud/local) Storage

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    Versioning

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    File Redundancy

    • No information provided

     

    Creates stable URLs or persistent identifiers for entries

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    Can unregistered users access the data found at persistent links?

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    Storage Capacity - Users

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    Storage Capacity - Max File Size

    • No information provided
  • 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

    • No information provided

     

    Documentation    

    • Wiki, one-click lab notebook setup, research help forum.

     

    Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

    • No information provided

     

    Compatibility with data repositories

    • No information provided

     

    Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

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    Recovery Options

    • No information provided

     

    Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

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    Number of Installations per institution

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    Multiple client use

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    Number of registered Harvard/HMS users

    • 4 Harvard labs are on their user list.

     

    Other higher-education users

    • No information provided
  • Security

    Compliance with Harvard security

    Harvard Security Levels

    • No information provided on Harvard Security Levels

     

    Backdoor accessibility

    • No information provided
  • Other

    Additional features

    Open Science/Open Data Efforts

    • It is open source

     

    Academically Oriented

    • Yes

     

    Cost (per seat)    

    • Not applicable

     

    Dictation/voice input

    • No information provided

     

    Data Entry

    • No information provided

     

    Platform Integrations

    • No information provided
  • Tiers of Service

    Features and costs associated

    Not applicable; use of the tool is free