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Electronic lab notebook (ELN) toolkit

This toolkit is intended to assist in the use of an electronic lab notebook at IU School of Medicine.

About this guide

This toolkit is intended to guide research labs interested in transitioning to use of an electronic lab notebook. This resource includes information about:

  • Getting started - information about how to set up your LabArchives account using your IU username/password as well as links to standing training sessions.
  • About LabArchives - the electronic lab notebook (ELN) system supported by the IU School of Medicine and freely available to IUSM affiliates for research purposes.
  • Organizing a notebook - best practices and strategies for managing information and data in and outside of the notebook.
  • Managing data in a notebook - related to data management, records retention, and identifying support at IUSM.

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