LabArchives training for the MIT community
October 19, 2020
Lisa Robinson and Ye Li
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LabArchives, a cloud-based electronic lab notebook, is offering training sessions for MIT community members in November. These sessions are suitable for both new users and those who are establishing best practices for LabArchives usage within their research group.

Training sessions will held be on the following dates:

  • Friday, November 6, 10-11 a.m.
  • Monday, November 16, 2-3 p.m.

Community members can register for one of these sessions using this form.

In addition to this MIT-specific training, the following upcoming training opportunities are available to all LabArchives enterprise users.

LabArchives Notebook Bootcamp

A LabArchives Notebook Bootcamp will be held the week of October 26, offering sessions for new users who want basic training, as well as classes for advanced users, and deep-dives on template and widget tools.

Below are the bootcamp sessions and registration links. All times are EDT. Each session will be capped at 100 attendees.

Introduction to LabArchives for Researchers

For new users who need help with the basics or current users who need a refresher on how to create notebooks, add and manage data, notebook access controls, collaboration tools, and export options.

LabArchives Notebook Set-up Overview Session

For users who are comfortable navigating LabArchives and want to improve notebook organization while also establishing data management policies for teams. This session takes a closer look at LabArchives integration partners such as GraphPad Prism and SnapGene, options that are available for working with large files and data sets, and how to utilize templates and widgets to improve data consistency, efficiency, and accuracy.

LabArchives Templates and Widgets

For all users who would like to learn how to use templates and widgets to create reusable content to standardize the gathering and entry of data gathering and entry in notebooks. Most importantly, this session will clarify the differences between the two and discuss when it would be appropriate to use one over the other. Learn how to use the widget manager to create your own widget.

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