Introduction to LabArchives Digital Research Notebooks

LabArchives@Brown is an electronic lab/digital research notebook. It offers a plug-in for Microsoft Office including Excel, and integrates with Google Drive or users can write entries directly using a rich text editor and upload and attach files and include links to data or other parts of the notebook or other notebooks. Users can import and annotate images. LabArchives has detailed versioning allowing you to track versions of files, and see what changes were made, when and by whom and the ability to revert to previous versions. It also offers signing and witnessing functions and is CFR 21 Part 11 compliant (files can not be totally deleted). Create templates and forms for standardizing data collection. Export completed notebooks as PDF and HTML for long-term storage.