Summary from Vendor: The eLabJournal (formerly Bio-ITech) Electronic Lab Notebook offers an intuitive and flexible solution to document research data. It improves effciency when documenting, organizing, searchings and archiving collected data in research laboratories.

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Auto Metadata Harvest

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Search functions can search across file formats and beyond typos

Able to search for documents within the platform 3/3, able to search beyond file formats 3/3, able to search beyond typographical errors 2/3, transparency of file structure 3/3

Ability to manipulate files and images

Can manipulate text, spreadsheets and images.

Support for multiple open windows

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Ability to link out

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Support for Researcher Documentation

Hyperlink support

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Metadata Creation Prompts

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Rights Management (Licensing)

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Protocol Integration

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Adaptability to Lab Workflows

Accounts/Permissions Levels

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Internal Data Sharing

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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

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Cloud Storage

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Local Storage

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Hybrid (cloud/local) Storage

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All entries and changes are recorded and time stamped automatically to ensure a full audit trail of your ELN. A version history allows you to access previous versions of your experiments.

File Redundancy

Files are replicated within the server in real time, on multiple disks. The same files are replicated to geographically different server locations in real time. This data is backed up every 24 hours on a 3rd distant location. So we have 3 different locations where your data is redundantly stored.

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

25GB per user, with options to upgrade, and purchase eLABHybrid for additional storage servers

Storage Capacity - Max File Size

No limit



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Administrator, user, in-person, implementation support


FAQs, support forum, troubleshooting information, quick-start instructions

Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

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Compatability with data repositories

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Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

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Recovery Options

Full disaster recovery

Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

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Number of Installations per institution

No limit

Multiple client use

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Number of registered Harvard/HMS users


Other higher-education users

30, BROAD Institute, Tufts University etc


Security levels

Levels 1-5

Backdoor accessibility

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Open Science/Open Data Efforts

We can export into an open format.

Academically Oriented

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Cost (per seat)

There are many products, and options within eLAB. With each new user added, the total price decreases. There is not a simple formula to describe the pricing scheme.

Dictation/voice input

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Data Entry

Import text, sketches, tables, chemical structures, and attach any kind of data. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint can be manipulated within the ELN.

Tiers of Service

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Platform Integrations

Connect and process research data from different software applications within your organization.

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Updated: 2020-03-12

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