Labfolder

Summary from Vendor Labfolder is an electronic lab notebook that enables researchers to record findings and make new discoveries. By reinventing the traditional paper lab notebook, our productivity & collaboration platform makes it easier to create, find, share, discuss & validate research data as a team.

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

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Labfolder

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

Ability to manipulate files and images

Can manipulate text, spreadsheets and images. Can manipulate some elements of other data sets.

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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Yes. Users permanently remain the legal owner of any data authored and uploaded to Labfolder. All data will be accessible unless it is shared or access permissions are granted to others to others, including Labfolder.

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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Labfolder has been designed to accomodate custom workflows.

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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Storage

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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Offers user tracking, backup, and storage. All alterations to Material Databases are recorded as different versions. If other users mention an item in your entry, that reference will always link to the version of the item that was used, regardless of how many times it was changed afterward. Every action in Labfolder is timestamped and compliant with all major laboratory standards. All versions are recorded in a complete audit trail, also collecting IP address, user, nature of action, and option to revert to an earlier version.

File Redundancy

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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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Must be a registered user.

Storage Capacity - Users

Free version: 3 GB per user; Advanced cloud version: 300 GB; Private Advanced Version: Unlimited storage

Storage Capacity - Max File Size

25 MB per file

Hosting

Cloud

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Local

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Hybrid

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Support

Training

Administrator, user, in-person, implementation support, IT support

Documentation

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

Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

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Yes. Users can upload legacy data from previous storage systems, as well as implementation for integratiosn of other software through Labfolder's API. 

Compatability with data repositories

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Yes: Mendeley, figshare, Dropbox, LabFolder API.

Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

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Database migrations including XHTML or PDF export by users, and from tech support.

Recovery Options

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Offers database backup and recovery strategies. Installation of redundant server options and disastery recovery included.

Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

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Number of Installations per institution

Unlimited.

Multiple client use

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Number of registered Harvard/HMS users

 40+ users

Other higher-education users

Many across Europe, Canada, and the United States.

Security

Security levels

 Bank level security with numerous additional security measures, certifications, and compliance standards met. Up to and including Level 5
Backdoor accessibility

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Other

Open Science/Open Data Efforts

Links to open data repositories

Academically Oriented

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Cost (per seat)

$15 per user per month

Dictation/voice input

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Data Entry

Supports the importation of all file types. Microsoft Word and Excel can be imported and manipulated within the ELN. API available to easily integrate with other platforms and programs from which to migrate data.

Tiers of Service

See Below

Platform Integrations

Mendeley, figshare, Dropbox, Labfolder API

 

Tiers of Services

Level

Free Version

Academic Use  Industry Use

 

Cost

$0 cloud hosting

 $15 per user per month cloud hosting 

Cloud and stand-alone servers available.

Quotes upon request.

Features

  • Supports up to 3 researchers
  • Unlimited entries & projects
  • 3 GB of storage
  • Free backups
  • Group management
  • Unlimited subgroups
  • Custom rights and roles
  • Advanced share settings
  • 300 GB cloud storage per user included
  • Training
  • 24/7 support
  • Advanced share settings
  • Sign and witness
  • XHTML export for data archiving
  • Group management
  • Unlimited subgroups
  • Custom rights and roles
  • Advanced share settings
  • Unlimited local server storage
  • 300 GB cloud storage per user included
  • Training
  • 24/7 support
  • Advanced share settings
  • Sign and witness
  • XHTML export for data archiving
  • FDA CFR 21 part 11 compliance
  • ISO 9001, 13458, 15189, 107025 compliance
  • GLP and GMP compliance
  • Personalized onboarding
  • Local server installation
  • IT support


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Updated: 2018-04-19
 

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