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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

How to organize your lab with the electronic lab notebook eCAT

Posted by rory on September 20th, 2010 @ 8:41 am

Overview of setting up  the electronic lab notebook eCAT up for a lab.  Shows how to set eCAT up with three sets of folders:  a Users section for information managed by individual users, such as experiments; a Lab Resources section for lab wide-wide information like lab protocols and constructs; and a Projects section for things worked on in groups.  Explains how to set up sharing and permissions for each of these three folders to establish a desirable mix of privacy and group access to records.  Finally, explains how to use Preferences to configure eCAT to reflect group and individual working style and work flow.