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Live eCAT demo

Posted by rory on October 12th, 2010 @ 10:09 am

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The following topics are covered in this video:

  1. Login and Dashboard
  2. Creating new documents and importing documents into eCAT
  3. Dealing with spreadsheets and making links
  4. Sharing, permissions and groups
  5. Creating and arranging protocols
  6. Attachments and folders
  7. Setting up and accessing eCAT
  8. Messaging
  9. Templates and creating new classes of records
  10. Viewing data in tabular form and exporting data
  11. Inline help:  text and videos
  12. Preferences
  13. Audit trail

Getting started with the electronic lab notebook eCAT

Posted by rory on August 31st, 2010 @ 5:00 pm

A brief, step by step guide to getting started with eCAT.

Google Docs and the electronic lab notebook eCAT

Posted by rory on August 31st, 2010 @ 4:00 pm

Google Docs is a popular document sharing and editing application used in more and more labs. The eCAT dashboard is very similar to the Google Docs dashboard so it will feel familiar. But with eCAT you and your group can do so much more – watch this video and find out how!

The electronic lab notebook eCAT and wikis

Posted by rory on August 31st, 2010 @ 3:00 pm

Wikis are the most popular collaborative tool for sharing general lab information. But they don’t allow you to add structure to your data and so experimental data is still being recorded in paper lab notebooks. eCAT is a next generation collaborative tool. Watch this video to learn how labs are using eCAT to record and share alltheir data, including experimental data, in a single, integrated online environment.

The electronic lab notebook eCAT for PIs

Posted by rory on August 31st, 2010 @ 2:00 pm

eCAT lets everyone in the lab record and share data in a single, integrated environment.  eCAT is web based and includes a simple messaging capability, and it’s very flexible. Data can be organized and structured to suit your research needs. Find out why more and more PIs are adopting eCAT for their labs in this video.

The electronic lab notebook eCAT for postdocs and graduate students

Posted by rory on August 31st, 2010 @ 1:00 pm

eCAT lets you keep some records private and share others with those who need to see them, like your PI. It’s incredibly easy to use and at the same time helps you to get organized – no more scrabbling around for random  spreadsheets, image files and word documents. The perfect way to move from paper to an integrated electronic system. Watch this video and learn how.

The personal version of the electronic lab notebook eCAT

Posted by rory on August 31st, 2010 @ 10:00 am

eCAT is a powerful collaborative tool, but growing numbers of postdocs and graduate students are discovering that it’s also a great way to document their own work and get organized. Find out why in this video.