Tag: Electronic Lab Notebook

November 14, 2016

A Newbie’s Guide to Using an Electronic Lab Notebook Part 2: Options

By Stephanie Monasky and Clinton Parks

Now that the basic lab notebook has been defined as a ubiquitous, primary source of documentation for an experiment (see Part 1), it’s time to look at the electronic laboratory notebooks, or ELNs. With mobile devices becoming increasingly popular — from smartphones to laptops and tablets — it’s not surprising that some researchers may prefer, […]

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Electronic Lab Notebook

July 11, 2016

A Newbie’s Guide to Using an Electronic Lab Notebook Part 1: The Basic Lab Notebook

By Stephanie Monasky

For generations, the lab notebook has been the backbone of the lab scientist, regardless of discipline, regardless of level — from a lab student to postdoc. Everyone in the lab is required to have her own notebook. It is the most basic instrument in the scientist’s arsenal and perhaps among the last holdouts of formal […]

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