LabArchives: LabArchive Training
Creating an account with LabArchives
See the Tab Setting up an Account
Library assistance with LabArchives
In addition to the Research Education workshops (see home page) Daureen Nesdill is available to provide workshops to assist you and your research team in getting started with LabArchives. She can also present to departments and institutes. Daureen Nesdill is the campus administrator for Labarchives. She has been working with ELNs since 2009 and introduced Labarchives, conducted a pilot study, and worked with the Office of the VP for Research in obtaining the site license.
LabArchives provides support to users using various formats:
- An Introduction to LabArchives This 50 minute video provides an overview of the many features of LabArchives.
- A series of short videos demonstrating the many features and tools available in Labarchives
- The LabArchives Knowledgebase can also be used as a handbook. You will have to login to access the Knowledgebase. Remember the site license does not provide access to the education platform, Inventory, Scheduler and DOIs
- Support LabArchives support staff can help you resolve common problems and issues by walking you through a few questions. Email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-653 5016. You may also contact Daureen Nesdill at email@example.com
Apps and Plug-ins
Once you have an account you can download plug-ins.
These plug-ins enable LabArchives users to enter information into their LabArchives Notebooks using phones and tablets. Users can view text files, Office docs, PDF files, and images. Users can add plain and rich text entries, and can take and upload photos into their Notebooks
LabArchives also provides a plug-in for MS Office software and for the folder monitor. A folder monitor allows users to automatically transfers files from instruments to your PC/Mac into LabArchives.