LabArchives

Summary from Vendor LabArchives is a secure and intuitive cloud-based electronic lab notebook application enabling researchers to easily create, store, share and manage their research data. Far more than an “ELN”, LabArchives provides a flexible, extensible platform that can be easily customized to match your lab's workflow providing benefits to Principal Investigators, lab managers & staff, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.

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

Jump to: Interactivity | Documentation | Adaptability | Storage | Hosting | Support | Security | Other | Tiers

Feature

Specifications 

Vendor

Vendor representative verified this information

green check

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

Ability to manipulate files and images

Can manipulate all formats

Support for multiple open windows

green check

Ability to link out

green check

Support for Researcher Documentation

Hyperlink support

green check

Metadata Creation Prompts

green check

Rights Management (Licensing)

green check
Yes. You may store, transmit or publish content created by you using the Service (which you, or your institution or employer, may own, depending on the agreement you have with your institution or employer). LabArchives will never share or publish your data.

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

green check

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

green check

Versioning

Tracking, backup, and storage versioning. Every action in LabArchives is date and time stamped with the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) globally recognized stamp. All versions are recorded in a complete audit trail, also collecting IP address, user, nature of action, NIST date and timestamp, versioning, and option to revert to an earlier version.

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

25 MB/user (Free Edition), 100 GB/user (Professional Edition), Unlimited (Enterprise Licensing)

Storage Capacity - Max File Size

250 MB (Free Edition & Professional Edition), 4 GB (Enterprise License)

Hosting

Cloud

green check

Local

green check

Hybrid

green check

Support

Training

Administrator, user, and in-person training available

Documentation

FAQs, support forum, video tutorials, instructions, troubleshooting, "quick-start" instructions

Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

green check

Compatability with data repositories

green check

Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

Individual notebook backups in multiple formats. Site-wide enterprise backups of all notebooks at once with transfer to an institutional repository or other location.

Recovery Options

Several recovery options are available. A disaster recovery plan is in place.

Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

green check

Number of Installations per institution

No limit

Multiple client use

green check

Number of registered Harvard/HMS users

24 users with hms.harvard.edu addresses, 792 Harvard users

Other higher-education users

LabArchives is used at many big-name academic research labs.

Security

Security levels

Bank level security with numerous additional security measures, certifications and compliance standards met. 

Backdoor accessibility

green check

Other

Open Science/Open Data Efforts

LabArchives links to open repositories and has plans for direct published integration with Dataverse. Allows users the ability to create DOIs. Allows users to make research public. Compliant with NIH/NSF grant-funding agency requirements for electronic records and sharing. All contents (single entries, pages, folders, entire notebooks) have their own unique, indexed link that can be shared and published as needed.

Academically Oriented

green check

Cost (per seat)

$124/user per year for the Professional Academic & Non-profit plans

Dictation/voice input

green check

Data Entry

Import and access digital experimental data captured from original lab machines. Upload images and videos directly to the notebook. Import Office documents, CSV files, and attachments directly from your computer. API available to easily work with other platforms and programs from which to migrate data.

Tiers of Service

See Below
Platform Integrations

GraphPad Prism, Single sign-on via Shibboleth, and further integrations can be customized using an API.

 

Tiers of Services

Level Free Edition

 

Professional Edition Academic and Non-profit

Enterprise License

Cost

$0

$124 per user per year and $0.99/GB for additional storage Quoted on institution-wide basis

 

Features  

  • Create and manage notebooks
  • Unlimited notebooks
  • 25 MB storage
  • Create and manage notebooks
  • Unlimited notebooks
  • 100 GB per user
  • Guests (unpaid subscribers) can read entries for an unlimited period and can have write access for 60 days
  • Customization available


Please contact us if you have any questions or suggestions about the content of this page.
Updated: 2018-02-15
 

ELN Home Top of Page Next (LabCollector)