eLabFTW

Summary from Vendor eLabFTW is a free and open source electronic lab notebook designed by researchers, for researchers, with usability in mind. With eLabFTW you get a secure, modern and compliant system to track your experiments efficiently but also manage your lab with a powerful and flexible database.

Compare eLabFTW to other options in the Electronic Lab Notebook Matrix.

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Feature

Specifications 

Vendor

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Interactivity

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 1/3, able to search beyond typographical errors 1/3, transparency of file structure 3/3

Ability to manipulate files and images

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Support for multiple open windows

green check

Ability to link out

green check

Support for Researcher Documentation

Hyperlink support

green check

Metadata Creation Prompts

red x

Rights Management (Licensing)

red x

Protocol Integration

green check

Adaptability to Lab Workflows

Accounts/Permissions Levels

green check

Internal Data Sharing

green check

Adaptable to a Variety of Workflows

green check

Compatibility with authoring tools

red x

Windows Compatible

green check

Macintosh Compatible

green check

Linux Compatible

green check

Android Compatible

green check

iOS Compatible

green check

Storage

Cloud Storage

green check

Local Storage

green check

Hybrid (cloud/local) Storage

red x

Versioning

green check

File Redundancy

green check

Creates stable URLs or persistent identifiers for entries

green check

Can unregistered users access the data found at persistent links

green check

Storage Capacity - Users

Unlimited

Storage Capacity - Max File Size

configurable, can be 1 Mb or 1 Tb

Hosting

Cloud

green check

Local

green check

Hybrid

red x

Support

Training

red x

Documentation

FAQs, Video tutorials, Instructions, Troubleshooting information, "Quick-Start" Instructions

Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

excel files or zip archives from another elabftw instance 

Compatability with data repositories

green check

Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

green check

Recovery Options

green check

Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

green check

Number of Installations per institution

Unlimited

Multiple client use

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Number of registered Harvard/HMS users

No information available

Other higher-education users

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Security

Security levels

Level 2 - Information the University has chosen to keep confidential but the disclosure of which would not cause material harm

Backdoor accessibility

red x

Other

Open Science/Open Data Efforts

It is open source.

Academically Oriented

 

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Cost (per seat)

Free

Dictation/voice input

red x

Data Entry

green check

Tiers of Service

None because it is a free software
Platform Integrations

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Updated: 2018-08-07
 

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