LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook

The Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library, with funding from the University of Cincinnati’s Office of the Provost, is pleased to present the LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook.

LabArchives has been selected as the Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) vendor of choice due to its ability to assist in maintaining compliance, and to capture, secure and control data.

LabArchives:

  • Provides discipline agnostic tools and plugins to increase functionality, research efficiency, and management of laboratory data.
  • Is compliant with Federal mandates including: Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Internet2 Guidelines, FDA- 21 CFR Part 11 and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA).
  •  Is a secure and intuitive cloud-based application enabling researchers to easily create, store, share and manage their research data.
  • Provides a flexible, extensible platform that can be easily customized to match your lab’s workflow providing benefits to Principal Investigators, lab managers’ staff, post doctoral fellows and grad students.
  • Can be integrated seamlessly with GraphPad Prism, MS-Office, PubMed, Box, Learning Management Systems and other software tools that are used extensively by Academic Health Center and university wide researchers.
  • Works on multiple platforms and devices including Mac, Windows, Android and iPad, allowing researchers to store and access their data virtually from anywhere with Internet access.

LabArchives has a platform in place that will provide UC researchers with tremendous data management capabilities and research efficiency.

  • An enterprise-wide license with LabArchives has been obtained for the Academic Health Center (AHC), which includes the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health Sciences and Pharmacy. This provides an unlimited amount of licenses to members of the UC AHC.
  • An additional 100 licenses have been reserved for non-Academic Health Center UC affiliates, and each of these additional licenses will be distributed on a first-come, first-served method.

For more information about LabArchives: http://www.labarchives.com/

To sign up for a LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook, please use the following campus links:

East Campus LabArchives Sign-up: https://mynotebook.labarchives.com/

West Campus LabArchives Sign-up: https://redcap.research.cchmc.org/surveys/?s=CP8D39PAH4

Contact Tiffany Grant, PhD, Research Informationist at the Harrison Health Sciences Library if you have questions. 558-9153 or joffritm@ucmail.uc.edu.

Please be aware that the total cost of the trial is paid through December 2017. Earnest efforts are being made to solidify continued funding. If funding is not obtained, users of the notebook may be asked to pay $124 per notebook per year after this date if they wish to continue use. Should researchers choose not to continue use, notebook contents can be downloaded for archival purposes.

Facts & Comparisons eAnswers Moves to Redesigned Interface

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Facts & Comparisons eAnswers is moving to their new redesigned interface and retiring the legacy view by the end of the month.  The library links to Facts & Comparisons eAnswers will continue to go to the legacy view until March 24, 2017.

Check out the new interface by clicking on the “Enter New Site” button.

For tips on how to use the new interface and enhanced content and tools, check out training videos and the quick reference guide also available from the lower right-hand corner of the Facts & Comparison eAnswers home page.

 

LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook

The Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library, with funding from the University of Cincinnati’s Office of the Provost, is pleased to present the LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook.

LabArchives has been selected as the Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) vendor of choice due to its ability to assist in maintaining compliance, and to capture, secure and control data.

LabArchives:

  • Provides discipline agnostic tools and plugins to increase functionality, research efficiency, and management of laboratory data.
  • Is compliant with Federal mandates including: Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Internet2 Guidelines, FDA- 21 CFR Part 11 and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA).
  • Is a secure and intuitive cloud-based application enabling researchers to easily create, store, share and manage their research data.
  • Provides a flexible, extensible platform that can be easily customized to match your lab’s workflow providing benefits to Principal Investigators, lab managers’ staff, post doctoral fellows and grad students.
  • Can be integrated seamlessly with GraphPad Prism, MS-Office, PubMed, Box, Learning Management Systems and other software tools that are used extensively by Academic Health Center and university wide researchers.
  • Works on multiple platforms and devices including Mac, Windows, Android and iPad, allowing researchers to store and access their data virtually from anywhere with Internet access.

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HSL Informatics Lab: SAS, SPSS, R, or Python Help

A Collaborative Space for Innovation at the Health Sciences Library

 Looking for help with SAS, SPSS, R, or Python?

Check out the Informatics Lab at the HSL!

The Informatics Lab is a new space in the Health Sciences Library designed for innovative and collaborative hands-on learning experiences and discussions.

We now offer a tutor to assist students, faculty, and staff who wish to learn to use the statistical analysis tools, SAS, SPSS, Python & R.

To schedule a tutoring session in the Informatics Lab or for any questions, contact informaticslab@uc.edu. Appointments are available

Monday – Friday based on the tutor’s availability.

General Information

The Informatics Lab is open for reservations from 9AM – 5PM and provides students and faculty at the Academic Health Center with software programs and equipment not available in the normal computer lab.

Reserve the Informatics Lab now!

To view policies and guidelines visit the Informatics Lab website.

Contact us at informaticslab@uc.edu with questions or software requests.

Free Writing Assistance at the HSL During Spring Semester!

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Free Writing Assistance During Spring Semester!

Visit the Health Sciences Library and sign up for a same-day appointment with a writing tutor. 

Receive free writing assistance on all documents, including:

  • Personal Statements
  • Grant Applications
  • Reports
  • Articles

Writing Tutor available in the HSL Informatics Lab from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on these dates:

January 18th
February 1st
February 15th
March 1st
March 22nd
April 5th
April 19th

This service is open to all.  If you would like to make an appointment during these hours (reserve time in advance) please email AWC Coordinator, Dr. Joseph Cunningham, at joseph.cunningham@uc.edu

R Workshops in the Health Sciences Library: Coming Soon

In January 2017 the Health Sciences Library will begin to offer workshops on the R programing language and statistical software.

In these workshops participants will learn:

  • the various data types
  • how to install R
  • how to import and export files
  • how to select statistical methods
  • how to perform different statistical analyses on given data
  • how to understand when to choose a statistical analysis for answering a type of research question

In addition, some basic statistical analyses will be covered that include one sample t-test, two-sample t-test, and different types of regression. At the end of both workshops participants will gain a practical experience of using R programming for Data Analysis.

To register for the January R workshops go to http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/home.aspx .  The January schedule will be posted toward the end of December.

If you have any questions, please contact Tiffany Grant, PhD, Research Informationist at the Harrison Health Sciences Library, at 558-9153 or joffritm@ucmail.uc.edu.

Join the LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook First Phase Users Program

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The Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library, with funding from the University of Cincinnati’s Office of the Provost, is pleased to present the LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook First Phase Users Program.

LabArchives is the leading secure and intuitive cloud-based Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) application enabling researchers to easily create, store, share and manage their research data. Far more than an “ELN”, LabArchives provides a flexible, extensible platform that can be easily customized to match your lab’s workflow providing benefits to Principal Investigators, lab managers  staff, post doctoral fellows and grad students. LabArchives can be integrated seamlessly with GraphPad Prism, MS-Office, PubMed, BOX, Learning Management Systems, and a number of other software tools that are used extensively by researchers of the Academic Health Center and University wide. Additionally, the LA ELN works on multiple platforms and devices including Mac, Windows, Android and iPad devices, allowing researchers to store and access their data from virtually anywhere with internet access.

An enterprise-wide license with LabArchives has been obtained for the Academic Health Center (AHC), which includes the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health Sciences and Pharmacy. This provides an unlimited amount of licenses to members of the UC AHC. An additional 100 licenses have been reserved for non-Academic Health Center UC affiliates, and each of these additional licenses will be distributed on a first-come, first-served method. The First Phase will continue until December 1, 2017.

For more information about LabArchives: http://www.labarchives.com/.

To sign up for a LabArchives account: https://shib.labarchives.com?entityID=https%3A%2F%2Flogin.uc.edu%2Fidp%2Fshibboleth.

To sign up to view a LabArchives training webinar at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6150503497850714369.

To sign up for one of two in-person training sessions (10:30 a.m. – noon and 1 – 2:30 p.m.) to be held on Thursday, Dec. 15 at the Health Sciences Library: http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/home.aspx.

More in-person and online training sessions will occur in the new year.

For more information, please contact Tiffany Grant, PhD, research informationist at the Harrison Health Sciences Library, at 558-9153 or joffritm@ucmail.uc.edu.

Writing Assistance at the HSL during the Winter Months

Writing assistance in the HSL Informatics Lab has been extended into the winter season.  Visit the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library and sign up for a same-day appointment with a writing tutor. Receive free writing assistance on all documents, including: personal statements, grant applications, reports and articles.

The writing tutor is available on these dates and times:

November 30th 12: 45 – 5:45 PM

December 7th 12:45 – 5:45 PM

January 18th 1:00 – 5:00 PM

The service is open to all. For more information, contact Joseph Cunningham of the Academic Writing Center at cunninju@ucmail.uc.edu.

Free Writing Assistance Every Wednesday in October in the HSL Informatics Lab

Writing assistance in the HSL Informatics Lab has been extended for another month!  Visit the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library any Wednesday in October and sign up for a same-day appointment with a writing tutor. Receive free writing assistance on all documents, including: personal statements, grant applications, reports and articles.

The writing tutor is available from 12:45 pm-5:45 pm on October 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th in the Health Sciences Library’s Informatics Lab located on the E level. Visit the library to sign up for a same-day appointment with the writing tutor, then come back to the library at your scheduled time.

The service is open to all. For more information, contact Joseph Cunningham of the Academic Writing Center at cunninju@ucmail.uc.edu.

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