sciNote

Summary from Vendor sciNote is a free electronic laboratory notebook, that not only enables scientists to replace their paper notebook with a digital lab notebook, but offers exciting new possibilities for scientific data management.

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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 3/3, able to search beyond typographical errors 1/3, transparency of file structure 2/3

Ability to manipulate files and images

Can manipulate text documents and spreadsheets, and some elements of 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

No information provided

Adaptability to Lab Workflows

Accounts/Permissions Levels

No information provided

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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Storage

Cloud Storage

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Local Storage

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Hybrid (cloud/local) Storage

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Versioning

Supports version tracking, backup and storage.

File Redundancy

Through versioning and Amazon cross-region file replication.

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

Free users: up to 10 GB per team, each additional 100 GB costs $9/month per team;

Premium: start at 1 TB per team and can scale up based upon requirements.

Storage Capacity - Max File Size

50 MB per user with a potential for expansion on sciNote's end, though sciNote recommends local storage for any larger files (and linking the location to relevant projects within sciNote).

Hosting

Cloud

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Local

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Hybrid

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Support

Training

User oriented training, administrator oriented training, online trainings only.

Documentation

FAQs, video tutorials, instructions, troubleshooting information, "quick-start" instructions, other.

Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

Import any csv, txt, xlsx into database. Integration with Office Online is available.

Compatability with data repositories

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Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

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Yes; can create reports with custom content and save to any reposity as a PDF. Integration with Office Online is available.

Recovery Options

Database backups, Amazon cross-region replication for files.

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

There are over 100 email addresses from Harvard domains registered in sciNote, 15 are from hms.harvard.edu.

Other higher-education users

500+ higher-education institutions use sciNote (across teams and labs). Most active users are at universities in the US and Western Europe.

Security

Security levels

Up to and including Level 2
Backdoor accessibility

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Other

Open Science/Open Data Efforts

sciNote is open source.

Academically Oriented

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Yes, there is a dedicated academic version of the ELN.

Cost (per seat)

No information provided

Dictation/voice input

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Data Entry

You can upload any type of document to sciNote, however, you cannot embed PDF or Word documents into a final report.

Tiers of Service

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Platform Integrations

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Tiers of Services

Level

Free Account

Premium Pro

Premium Enterprise

Cost

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Features

  • sciNote account with full functionality
  • One Team with up to 10 GB of free storage
  • Unlimited number of users within your Team
  • Managing privileges of your Team
  • Secure data storage with automatic backup
  • Amazon Cloud (Secure cloud storage)
  • Support

 

 

  • One Team with up to 1 TB storage
  • Unlimited users (members of the team)
  • Separate instance on Amazon Cloud
  • Premium support (consulting and onboarding included)
  • Electronic signatures (21 CFR Part 11)
  • GLP Compliance
  • Multiple teams with 1 TB storage per team
  • Unlimited users (members of the team)
  • Separate instance on validated cloud or installed locally
  • Premium support (consulting and onboarding included)
  • Electronic signatures (21 CFR Part 11)
  • GLP Compliance


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Updated: 2018-02-01
 

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