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LabArchives - September 2016 Newsletter
Posted by Johan Isoz on 22 September 2016 08:50 AM
  
September 2016
In This Issue
LabAgenda Free Tool
Widget Contest
Commenting Alerts
FolderMonitor Windows
Printing Lab Manual?
Attending Educause?
Quote of the Month
"...students are much more engaged in the process of what they are doing within the laboratory as they directly enter information within their electronic notebooks."
 
- Dr. Steven Wietstock, Associate Professor, Chemistry, University  of Notre Dame
 
Excerpt from 
Quick Links
Free Reservation Management  Tool -
LabAgenda
 
As a LabArchives user, you are being invited to use a free service.
LabAgenda, sponsored by LabArchives®.
LabAgenda is a free reservation 
management system for equipment
within your facility.  It provides a centralized calendar and sign up facility to enable members of the lab to schedule usage of various resources in the lab. This new scheduling service will greatly facilitate the process of reserving resources and improve the efficiency of your research.

To accept this invitation, simply click here.
LabArchives Widget Contest
 
Have you developed a custom Widget which you've found very useful in your laboratory work?  If so, LabArchives would like to hear about it and take it for a test drive!
Also, if you are willing to share the code with us and your widget is chosen for inclusion on our widget list, you will win a $250 Amazon gift card and a five year subscription to LabArchives Professional Edition (valued at $620).
Open to users of both the Professional & Classroom Editions.
  
To learn more about how to develop you own widget, visit our knowledgebase.
Have you received the Alerts?
 
Commenting Alerts is a recently released feature
that enables users to choose to receive emails when comments are made within their Notebooks. This new feature will need to be turned ON as the default is set OFF for all notebooks. Users who select this option will receive an immediate email with comments made on data with which they have been involved. The email includes a link to reply to the comment, which routes the user via a secure login to the comment.
 
Interested in learning more? Visit our knowledgebase
FolderMonitor for Windows
 
LabArchives FolderMonitor for Windows has been updated to improve the use with Office 2013 files. The latest version can be downloaded here.
 
If you haven't yet taken advantage of the custom productivity downloads available to LabArchives users, visit our downloads page.
Still printing your Lab Manual? 
Go Digital with LabArchives! 
Do you print your course's lab manual through a publishing house or an on-campus printer? LabArchives can help convert your lab content to a digital format, and dramatically improve the effectiveness of your lab courses by combining your lab manual and lab notebook for student work into an easily accessible scientific platform.
  • Maintain full control of lab manual content: update it at anytime ...even mid-course. Adjust instructions, add new experiments or change current protocols, etc.
  • Manual & student work is accessible 24/7 by you, TAs & students - with no need to exchange paper 
  • Very easy to convert your content with LabArchives' tools (go digital in just a few hours)
  • No cost for department & saves students money - even with the option of our 'content licensing program' which generates royalty payments for your department...
  • Comply with your institution's green initiatives - save 1,000s of sheets of paper each term!
  • Today's students are digital natives; polls show 90+% prefer using an ELN vs. pen and paper 
Join the more than 550 professors who use the Classroom Edition in more than 980 laboratory courses this year (view the NEW CE testimonials video). Get started in your Fall course today with our online order formClick here to learn more, get startedor attend a short webinar.  
LabArchives at 2016 Educause
 
LabArchives (booth# 357) will be participating at the 2016 EDUCAUSEconference in Anaheim, California next month (October 25-28). If you are an IT or Data professional at a higher educational institution and interested in learning more about how an Electronic Laboratory Notebook can benefit your research data, email us today to schedule a meeting during the show.
About Us
LabArchives is a cloud-based software application (Software-as-a-Service) which replaces the traditional paper notebook in professional research labs and higher education laboratory courses. The LabArchives  ELN (Electronic Lab Notebook) solution is used by more than 135,000 scientists and professors, including Nobel laureates,  to store, organize, share, and publish their laboratory data.  It is the only Internet2 approved ELN and the only ELN which meets most Accessibility standards.
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